President Obama and the GOP chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee squared off over gasoline prices in dueling weekly addresses that rehashed the recent back-and-forth over rising costs at the pump. More »
A White House conference Friday on the Obama administration’s conservation efforts underscored the touchy ecological and environmental issues associated with oil and gas development, both onshore and offshore. One of them is the potential listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species. More »
The Texas Supreme Court’s refused to rehear a pipeline case, giving landowners the ability to challenge a pipeline company’s right to eminent domain, but creating uncertainty in the state’s booming oil and gas industry.
The Brazilian oil company Petrobras has begun oil and gas production at its Cascade 4 well — the first production in the Gulf of Mexico using a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel more commonly deployed in more remote areas. More »
A possible deal between BP and business owners and individuals harmed by the Deepwater Horizon disaster would call for BP to close the fund it’s been using to pay claims for the past two years and apply the balance to settle a mammoth legal case awaiting trial in New Orleans. More »
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