At least 31 people have been killed in Texas, Oklahoma and northern Mexico due to flooding in recent days, and analysts warn more storms are likely this week — potentially affecting the oil patch.
The Port of Longview says it is negotiating with an energy company on a proposal for a new crude oil refinery on the Columbia River.
Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota.
That is one of several environmental and company-governance resolutions on the agenda at the oil giant's annual meeting Wednesday in Dallas.
An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows that since 2009, the annual number of significant accidents on oil and petroleum pipelines has shot up by almost 60 percent.
The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.
Nigeria — Africa's biggest oil producer— generates more than 2 million barrels of petroleum a day but imports the refined product because its refineries are not maintained.
The owner closed the business after it suffered $1 million damage.
Oil prices have crashed and the industry has laid off around 100,000 workers — but many oil CEOs are still sitting pretty.
Visitors bob in surf where oil once washed in, and some restaurants have 90-minute waits for dinner on the weekend.
Under the desert sun of New Mexico, scientists have engineered ancient bacteria to produce carbon-neutral ethanol using just the sun, waste carbon dioxide and non-potable water. The fuel that results could one day be cheaper than oil.
In a new study, a team of scientists says there's a definite link between the massive BP oil spill in 2010 and a record number of dolphin deaths along the northern Gulf of Mexico.
The operator of an oil pipeline that broke and spilled thousands of gallons of crude across a scenic California shoreline says it could take weeks or even months before investigators find what caused the disaster.
Texas Petroleum Investment Company, the owner and operator of the platform, estimated no more than 120 barrels of crude oil — about 5,040 gallons — were stored on the platform.
Bloomberg, citing federal disclosure documents, reported that the energy giant retained the Nickles Group — the lobbying firm founded by former Sen. Don Nickles, R-Oklahoma — to monitor activity related to the sanctions.
Up to nine miles of coastline in Santa Barbara have been transformed.
Despite its clean-burning reputation, a newly released study suggests that fueling transport trucks with natural gas could actually worsen their climate impact.
Authorities say as many as 105,000 gallons may have leaked out of a busted pipeline.
The months-long strike at a massive Texas oil refinery will continue after union workers this week rejected the latest contract proposal.
ExxonMobil officials on Wednesday officially announced the discovery of a substantial offshore oil reservoir near the coast of Guyana.
If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn't worked out that way.
Before we pack our parkas and head north, let’s review the reality behind a some of Shell’s environmental record and see how the company’s rhetoric stacks up to its history in dealing with disasters.
California regulators on Monday expanded their list of thousands of state-permitted oil and gas wells where below-ground injections may be contaminating drinking-water reserves.
Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a fine of nearly $3 million and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.
Authorities along California's central coast are dealing with one of the worst oil spills in years after a ruptured pipeline seeped crude into a storm drain for hours.