Seasonal factors from an unusual winter across the country have likely skewed statistical reporting from government agencies despite attempts to adjust for them.
Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell told the House Resources Committee on Wednesday that if the state pursues the gas treatment plant and pipeline project without TransCanada Corp. as a partner, Alaska's share of project costs could be more than half the state's unrestricted general fund revenue near the start of construction, around 2020.
A Republican state senator has stepped back from his plans to curtail local sand mine regulations, introducing a bill Wednesday that would shield existing mines from new restrictions but allow municipalities to impose regulations on new operations.
A federal judge has allowed a North Texas man to withdraw his guilty plea to trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb last year.
Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region are an "unacceptable public risk," and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday.
Federal officials are firing back at a Northern California refinery after the company blocked them from investigating a chemical release that seriously injured two workers.
Thirteen workers at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico have tested positive for radiation exposure after a recent leak released toxic particles in and around the plant, officials announced.
Cool Planet Energy Systems will begin construction soon on its alternative fuel production facility at the Port of Alexandria.
Shell Nigeria says it has closed a 6,000-kilometer (3,700-mile) oil pipeline to repair leaks from oil theft.
Although coal trade only accounts for about 5% of trade flows in energy fuels, the volume of U.S. coal exports has steadily increased, from 50 million short tons (MMst) in 2005 to a record 126 MMst in 2012.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state's new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry — but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.
Kentucky's two largest universities are involved in two Pentagon-led institutes to boost advanced high-tech manufacturing announced by President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Egyptian gas company officials say an explosion has hit a natural gas pipeline in the restive Sinai Peninsula, an attack similar to militant strikes on pipelines that have proliferated in recent years.
North Carolina regulators say they may force Duke Energy to move a pair of leaky coal ash dumps, more than three weeks after a massive spill coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic gray sludge.
A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimates that up to 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater spilled into the Dan River earlier this month.