As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares to finalize a proposed rule to sharply cut mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants, political pressure on the Obama administration from both sides of the issue has intensified. More »
The North African nation is seeking to raise its production to 2 million barrels a day in three to five years, Abdul-Rahman Ben Yezza said today in Vienna, where the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries met. More »
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says Houston-based EOG Resources, Inc., will also pay $65,000 toward a yet-to-be-determined environmental project in the watershed of the Little Laurel Run creek in Clearfield County near Parker Dam State Park. More »
Exxon Mobil Corp. spent $3.21 million and the American Petroleum Institute spent $1.9 million in the third quarter to lobby the federal government on offshore oil drilling, hydraulic fracturing and other issues, according to a disclosure report. More »
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