Settlement erases some of Aubrey McClendon estate debts

March 11, 2017 By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chesapeake Energy Cor. more »»

EPA chief: Carbon dioxide not primary cause of warming

March 10, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global... more »»

New Mexico gets federal grant to boost energy sector jobs

March 10, 2017 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Energy Department to boost the creation of energy sector jobs. more »»

Senate votes to block Obama-era rule on federal land plans

March 7, 2017 By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation Tuesday to block an Obama-era regulation that Republicans said could deter development of federal lands and harm... more »»

Alaska underwater pipeline leak may have started in December

March 7, 2017 By DAN JOLING, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A pipeline spewing natural gas into Alaska's Cook Inlet may have started leaking in December, two months before the leak was spotted from th... more »»

Kenley McQueen confirmed as New Mexico energy secretary

March 7, 2017 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former oil and natural gas industry executive Ken McQueen has been confirmed to lead New Mexico's Department of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources. more »»

Shell sells interest in Canadian oil sands for $7.25 billion

March 7, 2017 LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell most of its interests in Canadian oil sands in two deals that will net $. more »»

Iowa pipeline leak blamed on errant excavator

March 6, 2017 HANLONTOWN, Iowa (AP) — An Oklahoma-based company has blamed an errant excavator for damaging a pipeline in northern Iowa that spilled nearly 47,000 gallons of diesel fuel. more »»

China's coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a row

February 28, 2017 By LOUISE WATT, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's top carbon polluter has emerged as a... more »»

Supporters of banning fracking in Maryland to hold rally

February 27, 2017 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Supporters of banning hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland are holding a rall. more »»

Driller's groundwater pollution draws $1.2M fine

February 26, 2017 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Tulsa, Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas exploration company is paying $1.2 million for polluting groundwater supplying five households in southwestern Pennsylvania in 2012. more »»

Trump administration blocks changes on coal mining royalties

February 26, 2017 By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. more »»

Activists hope Massachusetts can go fossil fuel-free by 2050

February 24, 2017 By STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts environmentalists have long dreamed of a green future in which the state shakes off its reliance on fossil fuel. more »»

New Jersey OKs gas pipeline through protected Pinelands

February 24, 2017 By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press CHERRY HILL, N.J. more »»

US rig count increases 3 this week to 754; Texas up 8

February 22, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 754. A year ago, 502 rigs were active. more »»

3 people critically injured in Oklahoma gas well explosion

February 22, 2017 WAGONER, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say four people were injured when a private natural gas well exploded in eastern Oklahoma. more »»

New Mexico lawmakers seek new powers for oil well regulators

February 22, 2017 By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press Writer SANTA FE, N.M. more »»

 
 
 

 

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