Just as pressure was building on President Barack Obama to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to refineries in Texas, the project ran into another obstacle — and it came again from Nebraska.
A panel of Montana lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Missoula's requirement that companies pay $309 for a permit to move a megaload of oil-refinery equipment through the city, on top of the permit and fees already required by the state.
Top advisers to Republican Gov. John Kasich knew the Ohio Department of Natural Resources planned to discredit environmental groups and two lawmakers while promoting drilling in state parks and forests in 2012, new records show.
Oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is selling its Chinese subsidiary for about $1.08 billion as it focuses more on the U.S. and Mexico.
Gov. Sean Parnell said critics of his administration's actions in a North Pole oil refinery's impending closure don't see behind-the-scenes work that could keep the refinery operating.
Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum Corp. is planning an $80 million expansion of its headquarters.
Exxon Mobil Corporation today announced the start of natural gas production at the Damar field off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
Never mind the fashion: Vivienne Westwood has it down to a T. More importantly, the veteran designer wants to talk about fracking and the floods wreaking havoc in Britain.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is hoping to open a $1 billion gas plant within three years in western Kentucky to replace its two oldest coal-fired facilities.
Nigeria's Senate is ordering a forensic audit to track down billions of missing petrodollars after the Central Bank reported that nearly $50 billion worth of oil sold by the state oil corporation had not been paid to the government.
An environmental organization says it's making progress in its bid to block proposed oil exploration in Africa's oldest national park where 200 gorillas live.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has joined other elected officials in calling for the FBI to establish a permanent presence in the eastern part of the state to watch over the Bakken oil patch.
The price of oil barely budged Thursday. But natural gas futures soared and U.S. drivers again saw higher numbers at the gas pump.
A federal appeals court has cleared the way for thousands of workers to be compensated for medical treatment for exposure to crude oil or chemical dispersants during the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Natural gas prices moved sharply higher Thursday after a winter storm hit much of the Eastern United States. Natural gas futures rose 40 cents, or 8.3 percent, to $5.22 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Recent crude oil train catastrophes in North Dakota and Canada show that Minnesota needs to beef up its ability to protect its communities from similar disasters, a pair of lawmakers said Wednesday.
An underground gas line in rural southern Kentucky exploded early Thursday, sending two people to the hospital and destroying two homes, a county official said.
A state health official told North Dakota lawmakers that cleanup of massive oil spill in northwestern North Dakota will take at least two more years.
The president of BP Alaska says the company plans to boost its capital spending in the state from just under $900 million last year to $1.2 billion this year.
Washington lawmakers on Monday considered competing measures that try to address potential risks as more crude oil is shipped by rail into the state.
The North Dakota Health Department says more than 10,000 gallons of saltwater leaked from an oil well site in the western part of the state.
The Louisiana Democratic Party is supporting lawsuits demanding that 97 oil and gas companies pay for damages to the state's marshes that led to coastal wetlands loss and contributed to higher storm surges during hurricanes.
Shares of Boardwalk Pipeline plunged more than 36 percent Monday following disappointing fourth-quarter results and after it slashed its quarterly distribution.
Californians were urged to voluntarily cut their electricity use after frigid weather across the U.S. and Canada caused a shortage of natural gas at Southern California power plants.
Public officials in Fairbanks are assessing effects from closure of the North Pole Refinery by June 1. North Pole Mayor Bryce Ward tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that Flint Hills Resources accounts for roughly one-third of the city property tax base.