Construction workers in economically distressed southern New York are ecstatic about the job possibilities, but landowners who have been fighting the first pipeline for three years are dismayed at the prospect of going through the whole process a second time.
A top official who led China's biggest petroleum company and later was assigned to oversee state-owned companies went on trial Monday on charges of corruption and abuse of power.
Amid expected growth in global demand for methanol, used in a range of products such as adhesive agents and agricultural chemicals, three Mitsubishi firms are planning to start operating the plant in October 2018.
The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline continues to drop.
“By drilling 7,000 holes in the ground, the fracking industry may have changed the geology and created new pathways for radon to rise to the surface,” the study's first author said.
Rejecting a challenge from the ethanol industry, the Iowa Supreme Court says the state's tax on the use of natural gas is constitutional.
An oil spill in Vancouver, Canada on Wednesday has unleashed toxic sludge into the English Bay.
The Alaska Railroad says supplying oilfield activity on Alaska's North Slope helped offset revenue losses in 2014 from the closure of the North Pole refinery.
Despite a dramatic slide in the price of crude oil in late 2014, the U.S. increased its petroleum output by 3 quadrillion British thermal units during the year.
A Montana pipeline that spilled 30,000 gallons of oil had been split at the site of an exposed weld where the line crosses beneath the Yellowstone River, officials said, prompting a warning for pipeline companies nationwide to take precautions against flooding.
California's largest power utility says it won't appeal a record $1.6 billion penalty from the state for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a San Francisco suburb.
Energy sector observers expect that the $70 billion proposed deal between Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group should be just the first in a wave of oil industry consolidation.
Scientists are working to pinpoint the source of a giant mass of methane hanging over the southwestern U.S., which a study found to be the country's largest concentration of the greenhouse gas.
Repeated natural-gas accidents — including a pipeline explosion that killed eight people — suggest that Pacific Gas & Electric Co., California's largest power utility, may be too big to operate safely, the state's top utility regulator says.
A British energy company says there is oil, and lots of it, near London's Gatwick Airport. The question is how much of it can be pumped from the ground.
The analysis projects that technological advances and continued exploration and development of oil and gas reserves will generate an average annual growth rate of 6 percent in oilfield chemicals.
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Attorneys for Royal Dutch Shell PLC on Tuesday sued in federal court to remove six Greenpeace activists who boarded a vessel carrying an oil-drilling rig leased by Shell across the Pacific.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to acquire U.K.-based BG Group in one of the largest deals ever in the oil and gas sector.
As the earthquakes in Oklahoma increase, the debate over the link between seismic activity and fracking rages on.
Oil companies say they can clean up offshore spills far faster today than five years ago when BP's Macondo well blew out 45 miles (72 kilometers) off the coast of Louisiana, spawning the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department.
Mexico's state-run oil company and U.S.-based First Reserve are announcing a $1 billion deal to invest in the energy sector.
The 400-foot Polar Pioneer, owned by Transocean Ltd., was on board a heavy-lift vessel about 750 miles northwest of Hawaii when the activists approached in inflatable boats and used climbing gear to get on board.
Fuel-hauling tank cars need retrofits to prevent more explosive train wrecks — and the public can't wait another decade for the improvements as has been suggested by industry, U.S. safety officials said.