A top federal official said that the Interior Department is committed to giving Shell Oil Co. a firm answer on its Alaska offshore drilling applications, with plenty of time to spare should the company’s application be approved. More »
When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency called to say it would start delivering fresh water to their home, Ron and Jean Carter thought they gained an ally in a long fight with Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. More »
Thirty-four years after Black Monday, the day Youngstown Sheet & Tube announced shutdowns marking the end of the Ohio city’s steel era, a $650 million mill is coming to life thanks to the natural-gas drilling boom. More »
The New Jersey Legislature has accepted Gov. Chris Christie’s recommendation for a one-year ban on a natural gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, rather than continue to pursue a permanent ban. More »
Although the U.S. government has no say over drilling in Cuban waters, federal inspectors were given access to a rig heading there to explore, and said it generally meets international and U.S. safety standards. More »
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