US rig count increases by 3 this week to 943

September 3, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 943. A year ago, just 497 rigs were active. more »»

Company finds gaps in underwater oil pipeline's coating

September 1, 2017 By JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. more »»

Texas, US gas prices spike after disastrous Hurricane Harvey

September 1, 2017 COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country spiked by at least a dime following disastrous Hurricane Harvey. more »»

Gas line breaks in Oklahoma City, hundreds leave buildings

September 1, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A natural gas pipeline break in downtown Oklahoma City has resulted in the evacuation of six buildings, forcing an estimated 500 people to leave the area. Oklahoma City Fire L. more »»

Regulators OK permits for contested Pennsylvania pipeline

September 1, 2017 CONESTOGA, Pa. (AP) — A company building a contested $3 billion pipeline to carry natural gas from northeastern Pennsylvania to Southern states has been granted key permits for construction. more »»

Economic roadmap for West Virginia outlined

September 1, 2017 By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.V. more »»

Harvey knocks out more refineries, shifting global oil flows

August 30, 2017 By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — Hurricane Harvey is sending pump prices higher for U.S. more »»

Big Colorado electric utility may shut 2 coal units early

July 22, 2017 By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Colorado's largest electrical utility said Tuesday it is considering shutting down two coal-fired generating units a decade earlier than planned and... more »»

Energy service company agrees to New York consumer refunds

July 22, 2017 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An energy service company has agreed to pay $800,000 as part of a settlement over deceptive marketing practices. more »»

Toxins in water under Tennessee power plant causing alarm

July 17, 2017 By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis residents are as proud of their sweet-tasting water as their barbecue and blues. more »»

North Dakota oil production slip slightly in May

July 17, 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's oil production dropped slightly in May but remained above 1 million barrels per day for the fourth consecutive month. more »»

Trump names lawyer to head beleaguered energy agency

July 17, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated energy lawyer Kevin McIntyre to chair the vacancy-plagued commission that oversees the nation's power grid... more »»

US, Mexico eye closer energy ties as NAFTA talks loom

July 13, 2017 By GUSTAVO MARTINEZ CONTRERAS, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States and Mexico are looking to boost energy ties as the two countries prepare for the renegotiation of the North... more »»

Trump denies disaster declaration for Dakota Access pipeline

July 13, 2017 By JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Trump administration rejected North Dakota Gov. more »»

Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy alive

July 11, 2017 By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to persuade lawmakers to extend his state's signature program to confront climate change. more »»

Coal ash neighbors: Don't raise rates as pollution lingers

July 11, 2017 By EMERY P. DALESIO, AP Business Writer RALEIGH, N.. more »»

Colorado's Democratic governor endorses global climate pact

July 11, 2017 By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democratic governor on Tuesday added his state to a dozen others endorsing the Paris global accord on climate change even as President... more »»

 
 
 

 

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