Two years after the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, scientists say they’re finding trouble with sick fish that dwell along offshore reefs and in the deep waters — especially in places where the oil spill hit the hardest. More »
Oil prices hovered below $103 a barrel Thursday, after dropping sharply the previous day, when figures showed U.S. crude supplies rose more than expected for a fourth week, a sign demand remains tepid. More »
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) said shareholders are protected if Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon defaults on personal loans because the company holds first liens on oil and natural-gas wells he used for collateral. More »
A final settlement between BP and thousands of individual plaintiffs is edging closer, as the parties asked a federal judge to approve a proposed class-action deal benefiting people damaged economically by the 2010 spill of oil from BP’s Macondo well. More »
Giving into energy industry demands, the federal government is set to announce today that it will give companies extra time to install new equipment to capture pollution from natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing operations nationwide. More »
Republicans revived a plan to force the Obama administration to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline by tying approval of the controversial project to a bill that would extend federal high way funding for 90 days. More »
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