Amid the oil industry’s all-out blitz to kill a government mandate for corn-based ethanol, biodiesel producers say they have a solution that could help everyone involved.
Attorneys for victims of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill oppose BP’s request to suspend all payments from a multibillion dollar civil settlement, saying in a court filing Thursday there is no evidence the overall processing of claims has been corrupted.
The Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas and the Bakken Shale in North Dakota are two relatively new oil fields that experts say can help the country offset foreign imports. Just how much crude oil comes into the U.S.? The country in April was importing around 7.7 million barrels per day, according to the U.S.
GDF Suez Energy North America has awarded a $480 million, long-term contract to Alstom to provide comprehensive maintenance and gas turbine upgrades to natural gas-fired power stations in Texas and Massachusetts.
Phillips 66 has paid $17,075 to resolve pollution violations involving wastewater from the company’s Billings refinery.
The last time serious talk about exporting oil was heard in Washington, the Soviet Union still loomed, the Reagan Revolution had yet to take place and the National Basketball Association had an equitable distribution of talent.
The deepest oil well drilled in Israel’s 65-year history may be the most important.
A Temasek Holdings Pte unit is up against Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) in a contest to fill storage tanks that will hold three times as much liquefied natural gas as Singapore will consume this year.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved plans Wednesday by Enbridge Energy to boost the capacity of its oil pipeline in the state.
Steam or vapors appeared to be coming from a damaged reactor building at Japan’s tsunami-crippled nuclear plant Thursday, but the plant operator said radiation levels were steady.
Texas has been ranked dead last in the “How Green Is My State?” assessment by MPH Online, ranking high for its friendliness to renewable energy, but losing points for air quality.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday defended the Obama administration’s plans to stiffen requirements for oil and gas wells drilled on federal lands, saying it was important to establish baseline standards that apply nationwide.