Al Gore, Pharrell Williams Launch Climate Change Concert
January 21 2015 12:42 PM
One-day, six-continent event is designed to pressure negotiators at the U.N.'s upcoming climate change conference in Paris.
Bloomberg Charity Gives Out $48M For State Clean Energy Plans
January 21 2015 10:51 AM
The former NYC mayor's initiative will support states trying to slash power plant emissions and expand renewable energy.
Will India Budge On Its Nuclear Liability Laws?
January 21 2015 3:26 AM
India may have to work around its stringent civil nuclear liability laws to facilitate U.S. investment.
US Senate To Vote On Keystone XL Amendments
January 20 2015 1:27 PM
The debate in Congress comes as Nebraska landowners launch a new legal challenge against the pipeline's proposed route in the state.
Oil Prices: S&P Downgrades US Energy Firms
January 20 2015 9:27 AM
The ratings agency this week lowered the credit ratings of eight oil and gas companies as crude oil prices plunge past $50 a barrel.
Two Die In Separate Accidents At Fukushima Nuclear Power Plants
January 20 2015 5:27 AM
The number of accidents, including heat strokes, at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has nearly doubled to 55 in this fiscal year.
Oil Prices Slip On Record Iraq Output
January 19 2015 6:56 AM
Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mehdi said on Sunday Iraq pumped 4 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in December, its highest ever.
Polish Government Signs Deal With Protesting Miners
January 17 2015 5:14 PM
According to the deal, the government may now merge mines with state-controlled energy firms.
Could Cheaper Gas Mean Higher Taxes?
January 16 2015 8:11 AM
As U.S. gasoline prices slip below $2 a gallon at many pumps, pressure is increasing on Congress to raise federal taxes on gasoline and diesel.
BP's Fine For 2010 Oil Spill Capped At $13.7B
January 16 2015 7:12 AM
The Clean Water Act penalties would come on top of more than $42 billion BP has set aside or spent for clean-up, compensation and fines.
No Oil Price Recovery Yet Despite US Shale Slowdown: IEA
January 16 2015 4:43 AM
Lower prices would eventually start to curb output and boost demand, according to the International Energy Agency.
Dow Tumbles 100 Points, Gold Surges
January 15 2015 3:18 PM
After the Dow dropped more than 100 points Thursday as oil prices decline, analysts are looking ahead to Intel's earnings.
Venezuela, Russia Hold Oil Talks
January 15 2015 8:52 AM
For Russia, oil revenue pays for half of its budget; for Venezuela, it's 96 percent.
Climate Change Without A Whole Lot Of Change
January 15 2015 8:23 AM
The White House initiatives unveiled this week to rein in dangerous methane emissions don't go far enough, critics say.
Oil Prices Retreat Again As Iraq Schedules Record Exports
January 15 2015 6:41 AM
Both Brent and U.S. crude oil dropping around $1 toward near six-year lows, almost wiping out gains made the previous day.
Oil Prices Extend Slide In Commodities Sell-Off
January 14 2015 4:51 AM
Commodities came under pressure after the World Bank cut its forecasts for global growth, reinforcing worries of a gloomy economic outlook.
India Must Be More Aggressive On Climate Change, UN Chief Says
January 13 2015 1:56 PM
The U.N. secretary-general's comments come as international pressure mounts on India to reduce its rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Oil Dives Anew, Falling 5% On Goldman Downgrade, Outages
January 12 2015 11:37 PM
Goldman slashed its three-month forecasts for Brent to $42 a barrel from $80.
Oil Prices Will Slump To $42 In First Quarter: Goldman Sachs
January 12 2015 10:27 AM
The bank's analysts said the lower prices could force U.S. shale producers to scale back their output in the second half of 2015.
BP, Anadarko Fail To Win New Review Of Gulf Spill Fines
January 10 2015 12:43 AM
By a 7-6 vote, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a three-judge panel's decision to uphold a 2012 ruling.