North Dakota saw eight oilfield employee deaths since October, a five-month total than exceeded the number for the previous 12-month span. October also coincided with the beginning of a decline in the number of oil rigs operating in the state.
“The rebalancing (of supply and demand) triggered by the price collapse has yet to run its course,” the agency wrote in its monthly oil market report.
Each faces up to a year in prison when sentenced June 22. They also face fines of $25,000 per day per violation, or $100,000 — whichever is greater.
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on bills that would overhaul the standards for research cited by the Environmental Protection Agency.
According to a report in the journal Nature, Berkeley researchers modified metal composites with nitrogen compounds called diamines. The resulting molecule can bind with carbon dioxide at varying temperatures and without the presence of water.
The hardwood flooring retailer said customers who request the test kits would have the results from accredited laboratories within seven to 10 days. The company said it would evaluate the need for further testing should the kits show high chemical levels.
Charges include influence peddling, inflating contract prices, money laundering and generally skimming off millions of dollars in bribes.
The massive oil storage complex at Cushing is nearing its operational capacity as oil inventories nationwide continue to rise.
The Black Thunder mine has a fleet of 148 haul trucks, according to Arch Coal. It is one of the most productive mines in the world and has held the title of biggest in the world in the past.
The January 2014 spill contaminated drinking water for 300,000 residents for days.
Five people, in all, developed listeriosis in Kansas after eating products from one production line at the Blue Bell creamery in Brenham, Texas, according to a statement Friday from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
In a case with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal appeals court has again found that the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has the authority to investigate offshore oil spills.
The farm, which will power Dow’s Freeport Texas Manufacturing plant, will span 35,000 acres and produce enough electricity to power more than 55,000 homes.
A 3D printer designed by a University of Illinois chemist could, he believes, potentially revolutionize the development of new medications.
Louisiana's candidates for governor assured a group of oil and gas business leaders Friday that they understand the industry's value to the state.