Plastic-resin manufacturer DAK Americas has announced a significant expansion to its plant in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
A federal judge questioned Thursday whether North Carolina was acting like a "banana republic" with its lawsuit challenging whether Alcoa Inc. owns the riverbed under Yadkin River dams it has operated for as long as a century.
Members of a federal cleanup crew were initially trapped and unable to warn downstream communities that they had accidentally unleashed toxic waste water from a Colorado gold mine, according to government documents released Thursday.
Hurricane-related risk to total U.S. crude oil and natural gas production has decreased over recent years as the share of total U.S. production originating in the Gulf of Mexico has declined sharply.
A New Orleans energy company said Thursday it has reached a settlement agreement with environmental groups in a lawsuit stemming from the company's failed efforts to stop a decade-old, slow-motion oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Russia and Ukraine last year struck an emergency deal on prices through the winter. That deal has expired, however, and the sides have to hold new talks if Ukraine is to receive more Russian gas.
Water quality tests showed bacteria levels at the beach declined since a large sewage spill nearby earlier this week.
The upgrades will provide specialty anticorrosion coating for deepwater pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ecuadoreans are already contending with a rumbling, ash-spewing volcano and rising living costs because they use the appreciating U.S. dollar as their currency.
It was the strongest growth since last summer and marked a sharp improvement from the anemic 0.6 percent advance during the January-March quarter when a harsh winter sapped activity.
Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta said that it remains confident in its long-term prospects after rival Monsanto abandoned months-long takeover efforts on Wednesday.
Post-it notes maker 3M completed its purchase of a division of Polypore International on 1ednesday, while a Japanese chemicals company bought the rest of Polypore for $2.2 billion.
A notice on the national prosecutor's website said Thursday the detainees included current and retired officials in the port city of Tianjin, along with others working for the company that runs the port.
The exchange should result in better optimization of refineries within both Mexico and the United States, and allow for increased supply of lower-sulfur gasoline from Mexican refineries.
The substance was intended to be used in spaceflight to stop potential oxygen leaks, but scientists said that it could also prove useful to automakers and other industries on Earth.