An Indian oil tanker being repaired at a shipyard in eastern China exploded and caught fire Tuesday, killing seven Chinese workers, Chinese state media said.
A former BP engineer is basing his request for a new trial on improper interviews with jurors who had convicted him of trying to obstruct a federal investigation of the company's 2010 Gulf oil spill, federal prosecutors say.
Xcel Energy says it expects one of three natural gas pipelines knocked out by an explosion in Canada will be back at full capacity by Monday afternoon.
State officials said they might consider increasing the current 350-foot minimum distance that oil and gas wells must be located away from homes as a way to avoid problems as drilling creeps closer to residential areas in eastern Wyoming.
State agencies in North Dakota are monitoring natural gas supplies in the eastern part of the state, after a pipeline explosion in the neighboring Canadian province of Manitoba, Gov. Jack Dalrymple says.
Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations.
A Chinese-backed venture that includes the British petroleum company BP proposes two plants along the lower Columbia River to distill methanol from natural gas for use in making plastics and rubber.
Prosecutors have netted a string of guilty pleas among the suspects in an interstate drug trafficking case that highlighted the criminal underside of an oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains.
A Canadian company has started operating the Texas portion of a proposed cross-border pipeline that has stirred controversy and tension between the United States and Canada.
An Oklahoma-based oil industry group is urging royalty owners in North Dakota to fight a proposal designed to lessen the impacts of oil development in the western part of the state.
A former Halliburton manager faces a possible prison term when a federal judge sentences him for destroying evidence in the aftermath of BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A northeastern New Mexico county faces another lawsuit for its decision to prohibit oil and natural gas development. A statewide industry group and three landowners sued Mora County last November and now a Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary has filed a new suit.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it has agreed to sell its stakes in an Australian liquefied natural gas project to the Kuwaiti Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company for $1.135 billion (840 million euros).
Arguments in the case will be heard Tuesday in Washington County Court, and its outcome likely will set the tone for how the others will play out as Sunoco constructs a 50 mile pipeline from Washington County to Delmont in Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania.
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell to have a new judge oversee the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.
A newly signed commercial agreement anticipates the state's equity share in a major natural gas pipeline project will be about 20 to 25 percent.
Federal regulators say they've found safety violations at a South Los Angeles oil field where residents claim fumes have caused headaches, nosebleeds and other illnesses.
France's Total has agreed to explore for shale gas in Britain, making it the first major oil company to enter the country's market in the face of widely publicized environmental protests.
The future of a massive, controversial construction project on the Chesapeake Bay for exporting natural gas could depend on one poorly written sentence.
After environmentalists, lawmakers and the oil industry got together last year to draft Illinois' first regulations for hydraulic fracturing, the rest was supposed to be easy.
Chinese authorities are holding China's largest oil refiner and its top management responsible for a November pipeline explosion that killed 62 people and injured scores of others in the eastern port city of Qingdao.
Black Hills Corp. says it's buying 400 miles of natural gas pipeline from MGTC Inc., a Wyoming public gas utility and an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
A November pipeline explosion in northern China that killed 62 people was caused by sparks from a jackhammer igniting oil that had leaked into the sewage system, revealing major vulnerabilities in China's aging pipeline network, government safety officials said Thursday.
Lawmakers will hear from backers of a proposal to increase taxes on horizontally drilled shale wells in Ohio.
The debate over exporting liquefied natural gas is intensifying as the Energy Department considers an array of applications to ship the fuel to Japan, India and other countries where prices are far higher than in the United States.