Associated Press

The cost of drilling on public and tribal land went up nationwide, thanks to a recent fee hike. But New Mexico oil and gas producers are more worried about a continued backlog in the processing of permits by the Bureau of Land Management. more

Oct 4, 2017 9:41 AM Drilling & Exploration

Harvey Cleanup


The Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday it has recovered 517 containers filled with unidentified, potentially hazardous material found floating in or washed up along Texas waterways after the devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey receded. more

Sep 27, 2017 7:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Louisiana appears to have dug its way out of recession. more

Jul 27, 2017 10:29 AM Training & Human Resources

American Indian tribes trying to shut down the Dakota Access oil pipeline are objecting to the possible intervention of national energy and manufacturing trade groups in the legal dispute. more

Jul 27, 2017 10:06 AM Pipeline/Transportation

Chevron Corp. and state regulators have reached a settlement related to a 2012 fire at its Richmond refinery that will require the company to spend about $20 million on safety improvements. more

Jul 26, 2017 7:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

An environmental group is attempting to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tighten Texas air pollution control permits. more

Jul 21, 2017 10:26 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

NRG plant in Thompson, Texas

David J. Phillip AP

NRG Energy will attempt to raise up to $4 billion through asset sales as it tries lower debt by $13 billion, cut costs and generate profit. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:25 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Boat in Paris

Kamil Zihnioglu AP

A boat that fuels itself is setting off around the world from Paris on a six-year journey that its designers hope will serve as a model for emissions-free energy networks of the future. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:18 AM Renewables

The nation's busiest port complex on Wednesday released a sweeping plan to eliminate air pollution from ships, trucks and cargo handling at a cost of up to $14 billion. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:09 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Additional environmental review of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline is likely to take the rest of the year to complete, U.S. officials said in court documents in which they also advocate for keeping the line operating during the study. more

Jul 19, 2017 9:49 AM Pipeline/Transportation

The House voted Tuesday to pass a Republican-backed bill delaying implementation of Obama-era reductions in smog-causing air pollutants. more

Jul 19, 2017 9:47 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Crews have collected all of the free-standing crude oil after about 50,000 gallons (189,000 liters) leaked when a contractor using heavy equipment hit an underground pipeline in Central Texas. more

Jul 18, 2017 9:18 AM Pipeline/Transportation

California Climate Change

Rich Pedroncelli AP

California's signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life after lawmakers from both parties joined Gov. Jerry Brown in extending the law credited with reducing the state's carbon footprint. more

Jul 18, 2017 9:11 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a brief break from his diplomatic duties on Sunday, returning to his Exxon Mobil comfort zone to bask in the glow of approval from his former colleagues in the oil sector. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:22 AM Plant Management & Operations

A Democrat-led House committee stripped key elements of a Senate bill to renew a Colorado energy agency, infuriating a Republican co-sponsor and jeopardizing, for the moment, the agency's future. more

May 10, 2017 10:19 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

A Northern California city has ordered occupants to evacuate a business park downwind of a large refinery that lost power, causing significant flaring. more

May 5, 2017 12:00 AM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Cambodia held a groundbreaking ceremony for its first oil refinery, a $620 million project to reduce spending on imported fuel. more

May 4, 2017 12:00 AM Downstream

Four workers have been injured in an industrial accident at Northwestern Indiana’s sprawling BP Whiting Refinery, the Associated Press reported. more

Apr 30, 2017 12:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

LOS ANGELES — A pipeline rupture that spilled an estimated 101,000 gallons of crude oil near Santa Barbara last month occurred along a badly corroded section that had worn away to a fraction of an inc... more

Jun 4, 2015 9:00 AM Pipeline/Transportation