Maryland's GOP governor joins Dems for ban on fracking

March 18, 2017 By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday that he supports banning hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the state. more »»

Trump admin halts Obama-era rule on fracking on public land

March 17, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rolling back an Obama administration rule requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to... more »»

2 small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma by USGS

March 15, 2017 km PAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports two small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma. A 3. more »»

Enbridge insists pipelines safe despite worn-away covering

March 13, 2017 By DAVID EGGERT and JOHN FLESHER, Associated Press DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. more »»

Eni official: huge gas find off Egypt sign of maybe more

March 13, 2017 By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The discovery of a huge natural gas deposit in Egyptian waters has boosted hopes of other such finds in the eastern Mediterranean... more »»

Small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma by USGS

March 13, 2017 MEDFORD, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded several small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma during the weekend. The largest is a magnitude 3.1 quake near Medford at 2:56 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Spectra Energy to buy stake in $1.2B PennEast pipeline plan

March 13, 2017 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest utility has found a buyer for its stake in a pipeline project that's designed to carry Marcellus Shale natural gas from northern Pennsylvania to New Jerse. more »»

West Virginia lawmakers weigh tank registration repeal

March 13, 2017 By The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. more »»

Gas pipeline draws support, opposition, in West Virginia

March 11, 2017 By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press CLARKSBURG, W.Va. more »»

US rig count increases 12 this week to 768; Louisiana up 5

March 11, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 768. A year ago, 480 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. more »»

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 »»



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