Alcoa is selling its stake in a South Carolina aluminum smelter to Century Aluminum Co. for $67.5 million.
It looks like the Obama administration has finally thrown down the gauntlet with companies moving their headquarters overseas. For years, companies have been buying smaller businesses abroad and, in turn, evading taxes. This practice is called inversion, and President Obama seems to be at the end of his rope with it, going so far as to call it an unpatriotic practice...
A federal judge is set to decide whether to close out the case of a legally troubled oil drilling company in Kentucky.
French oil giant Total SA has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive to replace Christophe de Margerie, who was killed earlier this week in a plane crash in Moscow.
Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $937 million.
A company that makes industrial lubrication systems could receive state and local incentives to build a new manufacturing plant in the St. Louis area.
Shell Midstream Partners LP filed for an initial public offering that could be worth about $750 million before expenses and discounts.
India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as it aims to boost the country's economy and overhaul its energy sector.
Halliburton Co. (HAL) on Monday reported profit of $1.2 billion in its third quarter.
Platform Specialty Products Corp. is spending about $3.51 billion to buy rival chemical maker Arysta LifeScience Ltd.
A new report praises the early adoption of technologies like cloud computing as the quickest path to business success. However, in industries like manufacturing there is still trepidation in adopting new technologies and transforming old business models. An uneasiness with the pace of change and confusion over the best path forward leads to innovation vertigo...
Energy West Inc. is selling its subsidiary, Energy West Wyoming Inc. to Black Hills Corp. for $17 million.
Recent oil price drops could halt drilling in several North Dakota counties and force the state to reevaluate its budget, according to the state's top oil regulator.
Senate President Jeff Kessler is setting up a task force as part of a push to help West Virginia's struggling southern coalfields.
Chemical and oil company BASF SE says it is selling its textile chemicals business to Swiss-based Archroma for an undisclosed amount.
A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling budget shortfalls and importing nations are benefiting from the lowest prices in four years.
Southwestern Energy will spend about $5.38 billion to acquire drilling assets in West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania now owned by Chesapeake Energy.
Although carefully drafted to always reference emission reductions from power plants, since the EPA does not have the legal authority under this rule to directly regulate emissions from other sources, the new rule actually provides a pathway for states to regulate other industries and facilities through their climate change plans.
The need to manage environment, health and safety performance across organizations has never been more apparent. The increased reliance on supply chains extending across the globe, the visibility afforded by online communications and the need to improve end-to-end sustainability are compelling businesses to account for EHS performance across the supply chain.
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.
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.
The stock market slumped on Monday, unable to shake off worries of a global economic slowdown and plunging oil prices.
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and manufacturers is not over, as the data begins to show that plastic might not be as bad as you'd think...
Targa Resources is buying Atlas Pipeline Partners and Atlas Energy in a deal valued at close to $6 billion, creating a huge energy transportation and storage company.