Amid a fog of conflicting claims, Alaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if the state's old system for taxing oil companies, passed in 2007 after some lawmakers were suspected of bribery, is better than the new system, a tax cut passed last year to try to attract investment from petroleum companies.
The U.S. Justice Department said Friday it will file no criminal charges following a four-year investigation into the April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Anacortes.
North Dakota's Industrial Commission says oil production numbers hit record highs again in the state in June as the state's booming oil industry continues to grow.
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A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
Mississippi Power Co. says a key part of its $5.5 billion Kemper County power plant is operational.
Flowrox announces the Deposition Watch—a new instrument designed to enhance the monitoring of pipelines and related flow-process equipment affected by paraffin wax and asphaltene depositions.
Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.
Federal authorities have decided against issuing citations in a natural gas well fire in southwestern Pennsylvania that killed one worker earlier this year.
Mexico's state-owned oil company will retain rights to exploit 83 percent of the country's proven and probable reserves, but could form alliances with private firms in some of those fields.
Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas & Electric have announced that plans for a natural gas power-generating plant in western Kentucky won't go forward.
A judge has ruled that Calvert County improperly granted zoning exemptions for a proposed facility to liquefy and export natural gas that has drawn opposition from environmentalists.
A company is planning a $1.75 billion project that includes laying 160 miles of natural gas pipeline in West Virginia and Ohio.
Cargill Inc. has agreed to pay more than $187,000 to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act at large oil storage facilities in Iowa and Nebraska.
Gulf Coast oyster harvests have declined dramatically in the four years since a BP PLC oil well blew wild in the nation's worst offshore oil disaster. Even after a modest rebound last year, thousands of acres of oyster beds where oil from the well washed ashore are producing less than a third of their pre-spill harvest.
The Utica Region in eastern Ohio, one of the fastest growing natural gas production areas in the United States, has been added to the Drilling Productivity Report. Total natural gas production in the Utica Region has increased from 155 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) in January 2012 to an estimated 1.3 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September 2014.
A trial is expected to begin the week of March 9 for a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law on Monday new rules governing a historic opening of the state-run oil, gas and electricity industries to foreign and private companies.
A gas and oil drilling company has sued a western Pennsylvania township, claiming that an ordinance passed to ban the disposal of drilling byproducts like fracking fluids and briny water is illegal and trumped by state and federal law.
The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes.
Oil and natural gas distributor Martin Midstream Partners said Monday it will pay $120 million to get full ownership of Cardinal Gas Storage Partners, which helps run four natural gas storage facilities in North Louisiana and Mississippi.
The well is part of a joint project between the Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft and ExxonMobil to develop the region's oil reserves, which are estimated at up to 100 billion barrels.
Mexico's state-owned oil company says one worker died when a gas leak caught fire and shout out flames at a refinery in the northern state of Tamaulipas.