Vietnam demanded China stop oil drilling operations in a disputed patch of the South China Sea, saying on Monday that Beijing's decision to deploy a deep sea rig over the weekend was illegal.
Early reviews found no human error or mechanical failure that could have caused a fiery derailment of an oil train in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.
Chevron Corp. says its net income fell 27 percent in the first quarter because of lower global oil prices and decreased production of oil as a result of bad weather.
Across the state on the same rail line where a train loaded with highly combustible crude oil derailed, a fire chief sees the potential for a nightmare scenario: A blaze his crews don't have the means to put out, threatening a colonial-era tourist attraction and one of the nation's oldest institutions of higher learning.
The Lynchburg train derailment and fire comes amid a surge in domestic oil drilling that has prompted oil companies to move increasing amounts of crude by rail over the past several years.
Flint Hills announced in February that it would close the facility because of the high costs of doing business in Alaska and its ongoing obligations from a chemical spill that has affected local water supplies.
Fuel shipping company Global Partners will require tanker cars to meet with updated standards for all crude oil trains arriving at its East and West Coast terminals, starting in upstate New York and Oregon, the company announced Wednesday.
Exxon Mobil said Thursday that its net income fell 4 percent in the fourth quarter as it produced less oil and natural gas and posted weaker refining results.
A proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal in Cameron Parish would not significantly damage the environment, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff said Wednesday. The conclusion also applies to 21 miles of pipeline and associated facilities proposed for Cameron, Calcasieu and Beauregard parishes.
A Wyoming natural gas processing plant is operating at about 40 percent of its typical seasonal level just over a week after an explosion and fire.
Virginia state officials are still trying to figure out the environmental impact of a train derailment that plunged three oil-carrying tanker cars into the James River.
Life Cycle Engineering (LCE), Inc., announced a partnership with OSIsoft to offer predictive analytics and intelligent asset management solutions for the oil and gas industry.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it will not be entering new investments in Russia anytime soon as tensions rise over the country's confrontation with Ukraine.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a $357,000 payment in a damage claim from the 2010 BP oil spill must be repaid because the claim was fraudulent.
Wolverine Terminals Corp. officials have sought to reassure worried St. James Parish residents that its plans for a crude oil facility in Paulina will be safe and do not pose a threat.
Oil drillers targeting the rich Bakken shale formation in western North Dakota and eastern Montana have produced 1 billion barrels of crude, data from the two states show.
Crude oil trains are not displacing grain shipments in the Dakotas and surrounding states, railroad officials assured North Dakota regulators Monday.
Energy company BP said Tuesday that it remains committed to its investment in the Russian oil firm Rosneft, despite U.S. sanctions targeting its president, Igor Sechin, and sharp drops in income from its stake.
When the oil and gas boom took off, tens of thousands of workers flocked there for jobs and missionaries soon followed. Many of them say the work is every bit as challenging as seeking converts in Africa or Asia — because of the roughnecks' transient lifestyles, their exhausting round-the-clock shifts and the fact that many work camps won't let them in.
The North Dakota Department of Health has approved plans to restore land damaged last fall by a pipeline break that spilled more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil across a northwestern wheat field.
The U.S. Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by oil and gas industry supplier Baker Hughes to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid. But Halliburton, a major competitor in the field, isn't committing to such disclosure.
Greenpeace International is sending out a ship to protest a tanker bringing the first oil produced at a new Russian offshore platform in the Arctic Circle to Rotterdam.
The countries in this northeastern corner of the European Union are among the most dependent on Russia to keep their homes warm and industries running. The three Baltic nations of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania get all their gas from Russia and lack connections to the wider European pipeline system that would allow them to import from elsewhere.
North Dakota confirmed Thursday the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there.