U.S. crude production in April 2014 was 8.4 million barrels per day (bbl/d), with two states, Texas and North Dakota, accounting for nearly half of this total.
The price of oil rose Tuesday on expectations for stronger demand following an improvement in manufacturing activity in China, the world's biggest oil importer.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.
In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells.
A leaking oil pipeline caught fire in the northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian, forcing the evacuation of nearly 20,000 residents, according to a government oil company.
Oil and gas exploration company Devon Energy Corp. is selling some U.S. oil and gas properties to Linn Energy LLC for $2.3 billion.
New York's top court handed a victory to opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas Monday by affirming the right of municipalities to ban the practice within their borders.
BP wants a federal judge to order restitution — plus interest — of what it says are hundreds of millions of dollars in overpayments to some businesses that claimed losses due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
A bill approved by the Legislature to adjust Oklahoma's tax on oil and gas production is unconstitutional because it passed in the final days of the session and didn't receive a three-fourths vote in the House and Senate, according to a lawsuit filed with the state Supreme Court.
A state-owned gas pipeline exploded and burst into flames Friday, killing at least 15 people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of neighboring villages in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, authorities said.
North Dakota regulators have approved the construction of a portion of a $2.6 billion pipeline that would move North Dakota oil to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Natural gas prices were falling to four-week lows after the U.S. government reported a sharp buildup in the country's natural gas storage levels.
The United States is still growing older, but the trend is reversing in the Great Plains, thanks to a liberal application of oil.
Dozens of mile-long trains loaded with crude are leaving western North Dakota each week, with most shipments going through the state's most populous county.
In recent years, earthquakes have become commonplace in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma. Most were too weak to cause serious damage, but they've rattled nerves and raised suspicions that the shaking might be connected to oil and gas fracking, especially the wells in which the industry disposes of its wastewater.
The U.S. is trying to derail a project to build a gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine to supply Europe, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin, after Russian and Austrian energy firms agreed to build the pipeline's western end.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple urged industry and government officials to build more pipelines to keep pace with the breakneck speed of North Dakota's oil production.
Disclosures from railroads about volatile oil shipments from the Northern Plains show dozens of the trains passing weekly through Illinois and the Midwest and up to 19 a week reaching Washington state on the West Coast.
The annual study looks at US exploration and production (E&P) spending and performance data over the past five years for the largest 50 companies based on end-of-year oil and gas reserve estimates.
The world's first purpose-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the Methane Princess, entered service 50 years ago, in June 1964. Since then, the global LNG carrier fleet has grown to include 357 ships, with an average capacity of 150,000 cubic meters of LNG per ship (approximately 3,300 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas), more than five times larger than the capacity of the Methane Princess.
Hi-Crush Partners LP, or Hi-Crush, announced the entry into a new long-term frac sand purchase agreement between Hi-Crush Operating LLC, a subsidiary of Hi-Crush, and Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., or Halliburton, which amends and restates the existing supply agreements between Hi-Crush and its affiliates and Halliburton.
The price of oil was steady Tuesday as investors monitored the insurgency roiling Iraq for any signs it could affect its oil production and exports.
Spanish energy company Repsol has announced what it says is a significant hydrocarbon discovery in a relatively unexplored part of West Siberia.
Kansas health officials on Monday were at the site of natural gas pipeline eruption in eastern Kansas, where crops and trees have withered since a dark, oily plume burst from the line while crews were trying to perform maintenance.