A Columbia River industrial plant converted from making ethanol to shipping volatile North Dakota crude oil has been operating improperly by moving six times the volume its permit allowed, Oregon regulators say.
The North Dakota Industrial Commission has sent a letter to federal regulators in support of a proposed $2.6 billion pipeline that would move North Dakota oil to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
BP plans to create a separate, more competitive business to manage its onshore oil and gas assets, including its shale operations, in the 48 contiguous U.S. states.
North Dakota oil companies won't be able to drill a well until they craft natural gas capturing plans, state regulators decided Monday.
The public will not be allowed to comment on oil wells planned on private land in North Dakota under a plan approved by state regulators Monday.
A New York judge says Amazon rainforest residents who obtained a multibillion-dollar judgment against Chevron in Ecuador cannot try to enforce it through U.S. courts, because it was obtained through fraud.
Oil prices jumped nearly two dollars a barrel Monday as Russia's military advance into Ukraine raised fears of economic sanctions against one of the world's major energy producers.
Police arrested hundreds of people who strapped themselves to the White House fence on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Stretched across the bottom of the Straights of Mackinac are pipes that carry nearly 23 million gallons of crude oil daily. Although they've never leaked, a growing chorus is demanding closer scrutiny as stepped-up production elsewhere boosts the amount of oil coursing through pipelines.
New Mexico has brokered an agreement between the federal government and a state-run college that has the potential to open hundreds of thousands of acres in the San Juan Basin to oil and gas drilling and result in royalties for thousands of Navajo landowners.
Supporters of a south Louisiana flood control board's lawsuit against scores of oil and gas companies over erosion of coastal wetlands announced plans to fight legislation they say could undermine not only the lawsuit, but the political independence of the board.
Earlier this month one of Chevron's fracking well pads exploded and caused a deadly fire near a small town in Pennsylvania. Since, the apology letters and coupons for free pizza have met with a great deal of internet scorn. Is there a "right" way to apologize for this kind of accident and what will this viral snafu mean for Chevron?
Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell told the House Resources Committee on Wednesday that if the state pursues the gas treatment plant and pipeline project without TransCanada Corp. as a partner, Alaska's share of project costs could be more than half the state's unrestricted general fund revenue near the start of construction, around 2020.
A federal judge has allowed a North Texas man to withdraw his guilty plea to trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb last year.
Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region are an "unacceptable public risk," and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday.
Shell Nigeria says it has closed a 6,000-kilometer (3,700-mile) oil pipeline to repair leaks from oil theft.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state's new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry — but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.
Egyptian gas company officials say an explosion has hit a natural gas pipeline in the restive Sinai Peninsula, an attack similar to militant strikes on pipelines that have proliferated in recent years.
Federal regulators issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring more stringent testing of crude oil before shipment by rail to determine how susceptible the cargo is to explosion or fire, in response to a string of train accidents involving oil from the Bakken region.
The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline said Monday that its proposed route through Nebraska is still legally valid until a higher court decides whether the state's current pipeline law is constitutional.
The Coast Guard reopened a normally bustling stretch of the lower Mississippi River to ships and boaters, two days after an oil spill closed the major inland waterway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
The drop in net imports of oil (crude and petroleum products combined) was the major contributor to the United States reaching its lowest net trade deficit in November 2013 since 2009.
State health officials approved a sweeping plan Sunday to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling, including the nation's first statewide limit on methane emissions.
Injury claims, government data and public records of oil field accidents since the start of the onshore drilling and fracking boom in 2007 show the federal government failed to implement safety standards and procedures, according to a Houston Chronicle investigation.