Amid a fog of conflicting claims, Alaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if the state's old system for taxing oil companies, passed in 2007 after some lawmakers were suspected of bribery, is better than the new system, a tax cut passed last year to try to attract investment from petroleum companies.
A new era of ethanol fuel production will begin in the next few months as Iowa refineries begin full operation using materials other than corn kernels.
An engine-room fire has disabled a private commercial chemical tanker 700 miles off the Oregon coast, and one crew member has died, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.
The U.S. Justice Department said Friday it will file no criminal charges following a four-year investigation into the April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Anacortes.
North Dakota's Industrial Commission says oil production numbers hit record highs again in the state in June as the state's booming oil industry continues to grow.
The official Xinhua News Agency says 23 workers are trapped after a coal mine was flooded in China's northeastern Heilongjiang province.
June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $405.73 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total was up 12.6% from May but down 2.1% when compared with the total of $414.26 million reported for June 2013. With a year-to-date total of $2,349.38 million, 2014 is down 2.7% compared with 2013.
The uncertainties of the health risks associated with horizontal drilling has pushed countries worldwide to proactively regulate the use of this technology. Where such decisions are hedged on a variety of metrics, it is difficult to predict how a country may move to regulate this technology without a formal tool to review all decision criteria and policy alternatives.
A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
A company called American Heartland Fish Products is the latest to venture into the small but growing business of carp-rendering, and their experiment offers another test of whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food, be it for humans or livestock.
The Oneida Tribe of Indians is challenging a lawsuit seeking nearly $400 million over a stalled project to build a plant that would turn household garbage into energy.
A new technique that transforms stinky, air-polluting landfill gas could produce the sweet smell of success as it leads to development of a fuel cell generating clean electricity for homes, offices and hospitals, researchers say.
GE’s Digital Energy business released the results of its Grid Resiliency Survey, measuring the U.S. public’s current perception of the power grid, its experiences and future expectations. The survey was implemented following a very active 2014 winter storm season that led to several power outages, impacting millions of Americans.
Mississippi Power Co. says a key part of its $5.5 billion Kemper County power plant is operational.
Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.