Associated Press

Americans were commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims Tuesday. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Authorities say a gas explosion in western Pennsylvania has spurred evacuations, but no injuries have been reported. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Regulators have approved a $1.8 million natural gas pipeline project in northwestern North Dakota. more


The Republicans’ tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power — and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars. more


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

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

Health, Safety & Environmental

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

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


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

Health, Safety & Environmental

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

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


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


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

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


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

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


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

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

Plant Management & Operations

Texas is seeking at least $12 billion for the full coastal spine, with nearly all of it coming from public funds. Last month, the government fast-tracked an initial $3.9 billion for three separate, smaller storm barrier projects that would... more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

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


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