- Is Exxon Still Drilling In Russia? It Depends Who You Talk To
September 19 2014 12:51 PM
Russia is denying reports that Exxon is pulling out of a massive drilling operation there in the face of sanctions.
- Nepal Approves $1.4B Hydroelectric Plant Project
September 19 2014 4:52 AM
Officials said GMR and another Indian firm, Satluj Vidyut Nigam, plan to construct other hydroelectric plants in Nepal.
- Keystone XL Costs Could Double, Says TransCanada
September 18 2014 4:48 PM
The $5.4 billion project could rise "to a 10 number," TransCanada chief executive Russ Girling told the Wall Street Journal.
- Obama Delays Signature Power Plant Rule
September 17 2014 11:02 AM
The EPA extended the rule's public comment period until December amid complaints that state agencies need more time for review.
- South Dakota's Portion Of Keystone XL Has Doubled In Cost
September 16 2014 8:41 AM
The revised cost estimate for South Dakota's portion, after four years of waiting for federal approval, is nearly $2 billion.
- New Sanctions Will Stem Flow Of Big Foreign Oil Projects In Russia
September 14 2014 9:27 AM
“There is no contract sanctity,” a U.S. official said. Accordingly, companies will have 14 days to wind down activities.
- Why Is Demand For Oil So Low? IEA Cuts Forecast
September 12 2014 9:05 AM
Paris-based International Energy Agency called the recent oil demand slowdown "nothing short of remarkable."
- ISIS Grip On Iraqi Oil Slips
September 11 2014 5:49 PM
U.S. airstrikes have forced the Islamic State to cede control of some Iraqi oil wells and refineries.
- Poles Say Russia Curbs Gas Flows Over Ukraine Crisis
September 11 2014 1:13 PM
Warsaw said the volume of gas from Russia dropped by 45 percent, though Russia's Gazprom denied it had cut supplies.
- New Russian Sanctions Threaten Exxon, BP Oil Ties
September 11 2014 10:07 AM
If enacted, the sanctions would bar Western oil and gas firms from working with Russia in the Arctic, deep seas or shale formations.
- Iran Tells West To Abandon 'Illogical Demands'
September 11 2014 9:05 AM
Iran has so far managed to win some concessions from Western nations by promising to scale back its nuclear program.
- Planet's Ozone Layer Is Recovering, UN Report Says
September 11 2014 2:25 AM
A study published by environmental regulators has said that the ozone layer around the Earth is recovering.
- Residents Near Fracking Claim More Health Problems, Study Says
September 10 2014 6:12 PM
The National Institutes of Health study is the largest independent review of fracking's impacts on nearby residents.
- Citgo, Venezuela's US Oil Subsidiary, Up For Sale
September 10 2014 10:31 AM
Cash-strapped Venezuela is seeking out a buyer for its U.S. oil subsidiary in a deal that could be worth as much as $10 billion.
- US Oil Output To Hit 45-Year High
September 10 2014 9:51 AM
Federal energy forecasters say the surge will lower gasoline prices and reduce U.S. fuel imports.
- Japan’s Nuclear Regulator Gives Final Safety Nod To Two Reactors
September 10 2014 2:17 AM
The move is a major breakthrough for Japan, which has been relying on fuel and coal imports for power for almost a year now.
- Lake Baikal Turning Into A Swamp, Ecologists Warn
September 09 2014 4:53 AM
The dumping of liquid waste and pollutants into the world's largest freshwater lake has been identified as the root cause of the problem.
- Sharp's Solar Sale A Sign of Company's Financial Woes
September 08 2014 5:48 PM
Analysts say talk of Sharp selling its Recurrent Energy subsidiary come amid record-breaking growth in the U.S. solar sector.
- Japan's Sharp Considers Selling US-Based Solar Subsidiary
September 08 2014 10:35 AM
The Japanese electronics firm already stopped its U.S. and U.K. solar panel production lines earlier this year.
- UK Lawyers Back BP In Deepwater Horizon Court Cases
September 08 2014 10:32 AM
British lawyers urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review its finding that BP has to keep compensating companies for oil spill damage.