A food-processing company has pushed back the date for restarting a closed factory in eastern Indiana where it plans to eventually have 400 workers.
The House approved two bills aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.
A Montana man severely burned in a Bakken oil patch fire has reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with a Texas company accused of providing him insufficient training and equipment, according to attorneys for the plaintiff and court documents.
The price of oil remains above $93 a barrel today on account of last week's U.S. crude stockpiles fall for the first time in nearly two months in a possible sign of improving demand.
An Oklahoma energy company said it will build its biggest factory yet in western North Dakota to help capture and bring to market more of the natural gas that currently is being burned off as a byproduct of soaring oil production.
Residents in a mining town in northern Guinea say at least a dozen people are dead after a landslide in the area where they were searching for gold.
California regulators recommended $94 million in refunds for Southern California utility customers for reduced operating costs at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Another Utah refinery has received approval for a major expansion in a heavily populated corridor struggling to achieve federal air-quality standards and a group pushing Utah to crack down harder on polluters says it will try to block the effort in court.
The only two uranium mines operating in Arizona and an associated mill in southern Utah are set to cease operations temporarily as prices for the ore decline.
According to the American Chemistry Council, the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index edged lower by 0.2 percent in October following a revised 0.3 percent decline in September. The pace of decline has slowed in all regions and in the Gulf Coast region production gained during October.
Unfazed by its counterparts pulling out of Kansas, SandRidge Energy plans to spend $350 million next year to punch an additional 100 horizontal wells and build associated infrastructure in the Mississippian Lime formation in the state.
Unemployed and underemployed Connecticut construction workers are being trained to work on planned gas distribution and transmission pipeline construction projects.
Shell Oil Co. is still actively exploring a plan to build a huge natural gas processing plant in western Pennsylvania and may have selected engineering firms to do feasibility studies.
Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards.
Exxon Mobil spokesman Dave Eglinton says the fire at the King Ranch unit at Kingsville continued burning today. The gas plant remains closed following the incident.