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.
A new Associated Press investigation, which claimed that ethanol hasn't lived up to some of the government's clean-energy promises, is drawing a fierce response from the ethanol industry.
Oil driller Transocean has agreed to a deal with billionaire investor Carl Icahn after a months-long proxy fight. The company said today that it has agreed to support a dividend of $3 per share and reduce the size of its board. It is also looking to boost margins by $800 million through cost-cutting efforts and other measures.
An online ad for PA Governor Tom Corbett claims that the Marcellus Shale natural gas industry supports more than 200,000 jobs. Problem is, it's an iffy claim for an energy sector that economists say is relatively small.
Just a few years ago, drillers suspected water recyclers of trying to sell an unproven idea designed to drain money from multimillion dollar businesses. Now the system is helping drillers use less freshwater and dispose of less wastewater. Recycling is rapidly becoming a popular and economic solution for this burgeoning industry.
Emerson Process Management has introduced the Fisher brand i2P-100 electro-pneumatic transducer to assist oil and gas production facilities in meeting EPA emission control and reporting requirements.
Officials are investigating the cause of an explosion and fire at a saltwater disposal site in western North Dakota's McKenzie County. Thursday's explosion destroyed 13 storage tanks and resulted in a spill of 270 barrels of oil and 2,440 barrels of saltwater, a byproduct of oil and gas production.
Hastelloy pressure sensors from American Sensor Technologies meet industry standards for measuring speciality chemicals and gases in both hazardous and non-hazardous environments.
Connecticut regulators issued a draft ruling on Wednesday approving an ambitious, massive plan to expand natural gas service to about 280,000 new customers across the state over the next decade.
Members of family-owned Tracey Energy Services show how oil dealerships once expanded with a growing suburban population, but now the industry faces a boom in cheaper natural gas, on top of a more than 50 percent drop in the number of homes heated by oil.
Crest Industries, along with Gov. Bobby Jindal and LED Secretary Stephen Moret, announced Tuesday it will build a $15 million galvanizing plant in the southern part of the parish to serve customers in the electric utility and petrochemical industries. The company will furnish galvanized protective coatings for utility poles and equipment.
South Portland voters are deciding today whether to adopt an ordinance aimed at preventing the flow of tar sands oil to the city. Supporters said the proposal would protect the community of 25,000 residents from exposure to harmful toxins, while critics argued it would destroy existing businesses along the city's working waterfront.