Total U.S. net imports of energy as a share of energy consumption fell to their lowest level in 29 years for the first six months of 2014.
Wide-scale deployment of emerging technology that converts used, non-recycled plastics into oil could generate up to $9 billion in annual U.S. economic output and create upwards of 40,000 domestic jobs, according to a report released by the American Chemistry Council.
Connecticut oil dealers are suing over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's drive to expand the use of natural gas, demanding environmental reviews.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced it is launching a national dialogue with stakeholders on ways to prevent work-related illness caused by exposure to hazardous substances.
An international arbitration panel ordered Venezuela's socialist government on Thursday to pay $1.6 billion to Exxon Mobil for the seizure of a major oil project in the South American country and other losses.
The millions of dollars invested by communities like Miami Beach in climate change adaptation need the backup of long-term national policies like the president's plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.
Fossil fuel and wind power companies are focusing on America's East Coast as a coming energy hub and industry representatives said Thursday they want politicians to ease up regulatory restraints in return for the promise of jobs and tax revenues.
A satellite that measured the potent global-warming gas methane in the atmosphere has found a surprising hot spot over the southwestern U.S.
Turbulence returned to Wall Street for a third day Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 250 points in late afternoon trading. Energy stocks fell sharply as the price of oil dropped again, and Gap's stock plunged after the company announced its CEO was retiring.
California's chief utility regulator, under fire over accusations of secret dealings with the state's largest utility, said Thursday he will not seek reappointment when his term ends at the end of the year.
Georgia lawmakers heard contrasting views Thursday on how the state could meet proposed rules limiting carbon emissions from power plants.
They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick. But the artificial and natural flavors used to rev up the taste of processed foods remain a mystery to most Americans.
Shale drillers must overcome image issues and endeavors to raise charges in the event that they need to grab a chance to make Pennsylvania a long term energy center, analyst and administrators stated.
American Midstream Partners will build a new natural gas pipeline that will preserve service to thousands of customers from Winnsboro, Louisiana, to Natchez, Mississippi.
Danish toy maker Lego said Thursday it won't renew a deal allowing Shell to hand out Lego sets at its gas stations in some 30 countries, following a viral campaign protesting Arctic drilling.