The Obama administration will announce plans Tuesday to speed up the review process for oil and gas companies seeking to drill on U.S. lands. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is set to tout the change as he finishes a two-day tour of booming oil and gas exploration in North Dakota. More »
Finding cost-effective methods to store captured carbon will be one of the main technology challenges ahead for the oil and gas industry, Shell’s chief scientist said at a chemical engineering conference. More »
The Environmental Protection Agency will delay promulgating its long-awaited air standards for the oil and natural gas for two weeks, citing the need for more time to review public comments, an agency spokeswoman said Monday.
With sick and dead dolphins turning up along Louisiana’s coast, federal regulators are curbing an oil and natural gas exploration company from doing seismic tests known to disturb marine mammals. More »
KKR & Co. (KKR), which teamed up two years ago with Premier Natural Resources LLC to buy oil and gas assets in North America, agreed to acquire properties in the Barnett shale and Arkoma basin from WPX Energy Inc. for $306 million. More »
A few years ago, Frankie Gonzalez was working marginal jobs and running with the wrong crowd in his small South Texas hometown of San Diego. Now he’s among the many oil field workers cashing in on the gusher known as the Eagle Ford Shale. More »
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