The Houston oil giant said the new fund will specifically address environmental issues in China’s Bohai Bay after two spills at a company-operated field in June, while a separate fund will go to any damages arising from the incidents. More »
With a Valero refinery in the background, environmental activists gathered in Hartmann Park in east Houston Sunday to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, which they say will lead to more pollution in smog-filled Houston. More »
Republican Sen. David Vitter says the Obama administration has been “reckless” as it awards billions of dollar taxpayer subsidies for renewable energy projects, including a $528 million loan to a now-bankrupt California solar panel maker.
Liquefied natural gas prices are surging to a three-year high as demand from Japan, China and India outpaces supply increases, boosting sales for producers from BG Group Plc to Exxon Mobil Corp. More »
What natural gas trapped in shale formations beneath Ohio could mean for the state’s economy is one of the topics of a summit that will bring together experts, business leaders and regulators to help Ohio work on an energy policy for the 21st century. More »
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