Gunmen attacked a pipeline early Friday morning belonging to Eni SpA in Nigeria’s oil-rich and restive southern delta, the Italian oil firm said, as the main militant group in the region claimed responsibility for the assault. More »
The oil industry’s leading trade group today implored federal regulators for more time to comply with a looming rule that will pare air pollution from hydraulic fracturing and natural gas wells. More »
A spate of earthquakes across the middle of the U.S. is “almost certainly” manmade, and may coincide with wastewater from oil or gas drilling injected into the ground, U.S. government scientists said in a new study. More »
Human-rights and anti-poverty activists plan to urge regulators to finalize long-delayed rules requiring certain publicly listed oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments to host governments. More »
Nebraska lawmakers approved a $2 million plan to study a new route for the Keystone XL pipeline, which was fiercely opposed in the state because a previously proposed route took it near a major aquifer. More »
Iraq’s top energy official says the country may be open to letting Exxon Mobil keep some of its disputed oil deals in the self-ruled Kurdish region if they and similar contracts meet Baghdad’s approval. More »
Texas is still a national leader in wind energy, but Kansas is building more wind projects this year and Iowa claimed more jobs tied to the sector in 2011 than the Lone Star State, according to a new assessment by an industry trade group. More »
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