Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil-field services company, threw open the doors Wednesday to its new operations plant in southern Bexar County, where it was drawn by proximity to the Eagle Ford Shale. More »
Energy executives warned Wednesday that the oil and gas industry will lose a public relations war unless it takes a more proactive approach to environmental concerns as it attempts to capitalize on a massive natural gas supply. More »
A bill that would give the Kansas Corporation Commission specific authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing of natural gas in the state is drawing support from an unusual coalition of advocates for energy and the environment. More »
Two measures pertaining to a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline are among those that will get votes Thursday as amendments to sweeping Senate transportation legislation, under an agreement announced late Wednesday night. Also up for consideration is a GOP amendment that would expand offshore drilling to certain waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. More »
President Obama touted policies his administration is pursuing to cut vehicle oil use, ranging from fuel-efficiency standards to natural-gas-powered trucks, amid ongoing political debate over gasoline prices. More »
Federal regulators won’t rush the issuance of offshore drilling permits amid ongoing Republican criticism that the Obama administration has slowed the rate of approvals, said James Watson, director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. More »
FuelFix.com is your daily must-read source for news and analysis on the energy business. Anchored by business reporters at the Houston Chronicle and other Hearst newspapers, FuelFix incorporates blogs by energy experts, market updates, useful data and a real-time summary of the top ideas, hottest stories and latest news.