Leak in Oklahoma natural gas well forces evacuations

October 16, 2017 VELMA, Okla. (AP) — Some residents of Velma have returned to their homes after a leak in a natural gas well forced them to evacuate. more »»

Protesters arrested at pipeline construction site

October 16, 2017 LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — More than two dozen people have been arrested at a protest of a $3 billion pipeline being built to carry natural gas from northeastern Pennsylvania to Southern states. more »»

US rig count declines by 8 this week to 928

October 14, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by eight this week to 928. That's up from the 539 rigs that were active a year ag. more »»

Trump to nominate climate doubter as environmental adviser

October 14, 2017 By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate a climate change skeptic with ties to the fossil fuel industry to serve as a top environmental adviser. more »»

US regulators OK Atlantic Coast, Mountain Valley pipelines

October 14, 2017 By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. more »»

Enbridge Energy defends plan to replace Line 3 oil pipeline

October 14, 2017 By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Enbridge Energy disputed a state agency's recommendation against the company's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across... more »»

Dura-Bond Industries laying off 180 in central Pennsylvania

October 14, 2017 STEELTON, Pa. (AP) — A company that makes and coats steel pipe used in the natural gas and oil industry plans to lay off 180 workers at a central Pennsylvania plant. more »»

Energy secretary, Dems clash over plan to help coal, nuclear

October 14, 2017 By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats accused the Trump administration Thursday of falsely suggesting the nation's electricity grid faces severe problems to... more »»

North Dakota oil production jumps slightly in August

October 13, 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's oil production rose slightly in August and remained above 1 million barrels per day for the seventh consecutive month. more »»

Bloomberg donates $64 million to fight Trump's coal agenda

October 13, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $64 million to a Sierra Club program seeking to phase out coal-fired power plants and reduce planet-warming carbon... more »»

West Virginia monthly tax receipts up again from last year

October 13, 2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia tax officials say collections of nearly $949 million so far this fiscal year are 3.7 percent or almost $34 million higher than the same period last year. more »»

Supreme Court won't take up case of ex-Massey Energy CEO

October 11, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place the conviction of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship for misdemeanor conspiracy to violate federal safety standards at a West Virginia mine... more »»

Drilling services company opening West Virginia office

October 11, 2017 WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia lawmaker says an energy services company plans to bring more than 160 jobs to north central West Virginia as part of a new field office in an industrial park. more »»

Environmental groups denounce Trump override of climate plan

October 10, 2017 By MICHAEL BIESECKER and ADAM BEAM, Associated Press HAZARD, Ky. more »»

Scientists say cost of capturing CO2 declining

October 10, 2017 By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. more »»

EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warming

October 9, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease... more »»

2 more Ohio natural gas plants approved for construction

October 8, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have OK'd the construction of two new natural gas power plants in Ohio. more »»



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