Unemployed and underemployed Connecticut construction workers are being trained to work on planned gas distribution and transmission pipeline construction projects.
Shell Oil Co. is still actively exploring a plan to build a huge natural gas processing plant in western Pennsylvania and may have selected engineering firms to do feasibility studies.
Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards.
Exxon Mobil spokesman Dave Eglinton says the fire at the King Ranch unit at Kingsville continued burning today. The gas plant remains closed following the incident.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple says he is forming a panel of independent engineers, industry and state officials to increase pipeline safety in the state.
Most residents of a rural North Texas town evacuated after a gas pipeline explosion that took place last week can now return home.
The fight to revamp Mexico's state-run oil industry could start any time because of a Senate proposal to allow private access to the country's oil, a nationalist symbol that for decades has been fiercely protected by the constitution.
The drilling boom has launched billions of dollars in port construction projects, as well as a round-the-clock frenzy to move products in and out of the oil patch and to coastal terminals and refineries.
Swagelok Company introduces the new High-Volume Swaging Unit to increase safety and productivity for the oil and gas, alternative fuel and general industries.
Authorities are investigating the cause of an early Friday explosion and fire at a southern Mississippi refinery that killed one worker and injured another.
Work is underway on a facility where oil will be shipped from a planned refinery on the Fort Berthold Reservation in northwestern North Dakota.
Alabama is getting $12.6 million for three projects designed to restore some of the natural resources affected by the Gulf oil spill in 2010.
A gas pipeline has exploded in rural North Texas, officials urged residents of a nearby town to evacuate as a precaution.
The Energy Department's Energy Information Administration reported that natural gas in storage grew by 20 billion cubic feet to 3.834 trillion cubic feet last week.
North Dakota's Land Board has awarded $12.2 million in state grants to fire departments and emergency medical services providers in North Dakota's oil-production region.
A decision by one northern New Mexico county to prohibit oil and natural gas development has prompted a statewide industry group and three landowners to challenge the ban in federal court, calling it unconstitutional.
U.S. railroads are supporting new safety standards for rail cars that haul flammable liquids to address flaws that can allow crude oil, ethanol and other substances to leak during accidents. Safety experts say the soda-can shaped cars have a tendency to split open during derailments.
A gas pipeline exploded in a village in western Poland today, setting fire to homes, killing at least three people and injuring 10, police said.
State health officials are working this week to verify that a 20,000-barrel oil spill in northwestern North Dakota didn't contaminate groundwater.
Gregory Zuckerman's book "The Frackers" tells the unexpected story of how a once-obscure method of producing oil and natural gas from shale rock led to a huge American energy boom — and to a bitter debate over whether that's a great thing or an environmental disaster.
Two southeast Louisiana parishes filed multiple lawsuits against numerous oil and gas companies, claiming they failed to restore damage their operations did to coastal areas while releasing toxic pollutants, in violation of state law.
Oil hovered above $93 a barrel Wednesday after a plunge the day before, when investors worried that if U.S. crude supplies remain high the Federal Reserve could decide soon to reduce its economic stimulus program.
A Spanish court acquitted all three people charged in the sinking of the Prestige oil tanker off Spain's northwestern coast, which triggered a major environmental catastrophe.
SOR Inc. introduces the new 815PT Smart Pressure Transmitter, a stick form-factor pressure transmitter that is compact, explosion proof rated and suitable for hazardous locations and hostile environments.
When President George W. Bush signed a law that year requiring oil companies to add billions of gallons of ethanol to their gasoline each year, Bush predicted it would make the country "stronger, cleaner and more secure." But the ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians promised and much worse than the government admits.