A new analysis of global energy use, economics and the climate shows that without new climate policies, expanding the current bounty of inexpensive natural gas alone would not slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide over the long term.
The U.S. Treasury Department says it has cleared the way for Gulf Coast state and local governments to begin applying for recovery grants through a federal RESTORE Act trust fund fed with civil penalties arising from the 2010 BP oil spill.
Five African-American former employees of a West Virginia gas pipeline contractor are suing the company for racial discrimination.
Regulators in western Wisconsin say they took action against the wrong company after discovering permit violations at a frack sand mine.
A Texas company is getting another chance to persuade Idaho officials to exclude federal lands and potential royalties from what is believed to be a profitable natural gas field in the southwest part of the state.
The Flowood-based private company said that it would enhance parts of the refinery and expand its tank farm. It said the changes, in addition to allowing it to make more products, would allow Ergon to feed the refinery with more kinds of crude oil.
A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the much-debated oil-and-gas extraction technique.
An Illinois legislative panel has put off voting on rules for high-volume oil and gas extraction until next month, as it grapples with how to ensure regulations are fair to industry while protecting the environment.
The manufacturing sector, already a leading component of the U.S. economy, would benefit significantly if the crude oil ban were lifted, according to a new study.
Vega recently announced it has entered into the Joint Venture to build and operate a pilot manufacturing plant in Allendale, SC to produce Bio-Coal, among other torrefied products.
In a new study scientists have come up with an open source simulation method to calculate the actual cost of relying on a combination of electricity sources.
A newspaper reports that California's attorney general has opened an investigation into the state public utilities commission.
A Louisiana waste disposal site says it won't accept the ashes generated when a Texas Ebola victim's belongings from his apartment were incinerated and a judge has signed an order temporarily blocking the disposal in the state.
If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices — for the oil industry and for the economy.
A $4 billion factory is planned in North Dakota that will convert natural gas liquids into plastic, company and state officials said.