In a 136-page report released today on the 2010 oil spill, the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council make a series of recommendations designed to prevent a repeat of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. More »
Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries including Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed that the group should set a production ceiling of 30 million barrels a day, an OPEC delegate said. More »
The government is set today to auction offshore drilling leases in the western Gulf of Mexico — the first such sale since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Early details suggest there is plenty of pent-up industry demand for the offshore tracts that are up for grabs. More »
Cameron International Corp. (CAM) told a federal appeals court its right to a jury trial would be infringed under a plan to have a judge determine which companies should be blamed for the 2010 BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
The House on Tuesday passed legislation that sets up a showdown with the Obama administration over the Keystone XL oil pipeline by tying a plan to speed up the project’s approval to a tax- cut extension the president favors. More »
The House on Tuesday passed legislation that would tether the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline to a payroll tax cut, without the support of some congressional Democrats who back both plans. More »
Colorado regulators have approved new rules requiring energy companies to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing but allowing them to protect trade secrets and to provide 48 hours notice before pumping chemicals underground. More »
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