The Environmental Working Group said companies drilling in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast routinely described to shareholders the potential risks of natural gas drilling in their Securities and Exchange Commission filings — but didn’t give the same warnings to landowners. More »
El Paso Corp. has no estimate for when its Ruby interstate natural-gas pipeline will return to service after a Dec. 10 fire on a segment in northern Utah, said Richard Wheatley, a company spokesman in Houston. More »
A coal-fired power plant set to open next year in Texas has agreed to cut mercury and smog-causing emissions and invest in clean energy projects as part of a legal settlement with environmental groups. More »
China Petrochemical Corp., Asia’s biggest refiner, agreed to invest an estimated $1 billion to increase its stake in an Australian liquefied natural gas project led by ConocoPhillips and Origin Energy Ltd. More »
Natural-gas prices will move away from being linked to crude oil over the next three decades as the world becomes increasingly dependent on liquefied natural gas, BP Plc’s chief economist and vice president said. More »
After a childhood spent moving around, Patti Gorcheff vowed that she’d never uproot her daughter. But she says wastewater disposal in her area from an oil and gas drilling frenzy that’s hit Ohio and other states has forced her to change her mind. More »
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