Low-Cost Oil Comes At A High Price, In Terms Of Taxes
March 12 2015 10:59 AM EDT
Oil and gas tax receipts in Texas, North Dakota, Alaska and Oklahoma have all slid along with the price of crude in recent months.
Court Upholds Dismissal Of Manslaughter Charges Against BP Employees
March 12 2015 5:12 AM EDT
A three-judge panel on Wednesday dismissed 11 counts of seaman's manslaughter charges facing the BP executives.
Climate Research Inquiry Spurned By Koch Brothers
March 11 2015 6:48 AM EDT
Responding to a letter from Senate Democrats, Koch Industries declined to share information about climate research funded by the company.
Another Big Bank Ditches Mountaintop Coal Removal
March 10 2015 12:31 PM EDT
PNC Financial joins the list of lenders refusing to do business with an environmentally damaging industry.
There Were (Only) 47,000 Clean Energy Jobs Created Last Year
March 10 2015 12:18 PM EDT
Clean energy job creation last year was down 40 percent from 2013, in part because of expiring tax credits.
Solar Now Powers 4 Million US Homes
March 10 2015 11:09 AM EDT
U.S. solar companies installed 30 percent more solar photovoltaic projects last year than in 2013, but the boom may hit a snag.
Another Mining Tragedy In The Mountain State
March 09 2015 12:07 PM EDT
A coal mine tragedy comes as the state considers repealing mining safety regulations.
Crude Oil's Storage Dilemma
March 09 2015 10:57 AM EDT
Traders who have stashed oil supplies in recent months are selling some of the fuel, threatening to push prices down again.
Jeb Bush Calls For An End To The Wind Energy Tax Credit
March 07 2015 5:25 PM EST
Jeb Bush has said that the federal wind energy tax credit is no longer necessary; he's investing in fossil fuels.
Brazil's Top Politicians To Be Probed In Petrobras Scandal
March 07 2015 5:21 AM EST
The Brazilian supreme court authorized investigators to probe several top politicians, including a former president, in a bribery case.
Libya Reclaims Oilfields From Islamist Militants
March 06 2015 4:27 PM EST
The state-owned oilfield security forces had to fight the militants without the assistance of state troops.
Christie Appears At Event Hosted By Exxon-Funded Group
March 06 2015 10:38 AM EST
Hours after settling an Exxon case for just $225 million, the N.J. governor speaks to a group backed by the oil giant.
BP To Invest $12B With Partner In West Nile Delta Gas Fields
March 06 2015 7:18 AM EST
BP, which has significant investments in Egypt, said that it has about 65 percent equity in the partnership.
Christie Moves To Raid Enviro Settlement Cash To Fund Tax Cuts
March 05 2015 4:22 PM EST
New Jersey's governor wants to use settlement money for a budget that cuts environmental efforts and funds corporate tax cuts.
Refinery Strike: Tesoro Blames Steelworkers, Nurses, Occupy, Environmentalists For Calif. Baseball Woes
March 04 2015 11:58 AM EST
Tesoro says union picket lines make it unsafe for youth baseball players to practice near its California refinery.
US Stocks Decline As Crude Inventories Surge To Record
March 04 2015 11:37 AM EST
Oil prices also declined Wednesday after crude inventories raised concerns about oversupply.
When Will The Fed Take On Climate Change?
March 03 2015 9:33 AM EST
The Bank of England is studying financial risks associated with climate change and "stranded assets." Next up: The Federal Reserve.
Ohio Files Lawsuit Against BP
March 03 2015 5:45 AM EST
The lawsuit alleges that the oil giant wrongfully acquired over $33 million from a state fund in a process known as “double dipping.”
India To Spend Over $130B To Modernize Railroad Network
February 26 2015 8:12 AM EST
The Narendra Modi government unveiled a plan to "transform" a 162-year-old organization that has been struggling with its finances.
Spain's Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For About $3B
February 26 2015 12:17 AM EST
The new company will serve 3.1 million electric and gas customers across New York, Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts.