Mexico Passes Oil And Gas Reform Laws
August 06 2014 4:18 PM
Mexico oil reform is one step closer after President Enrique Peña Nieto got Mexico Congress' energy bill passed, ending the Pemex monopoly.
US Economy Growing Faster Than Expected
August 06 2014 10:17 AM
Imports of oil, cell phones, computer accessories and other foreign-made products fell to a five-month low in June.
Kosi River Flooding Prompts Evacuations
August 03 2014 10:24 PM
A 10-foot wall of water is expected to sweep down the Kosi river once landslide debris is cleared.
Ocean Bacteria Eating Oil From Deepwater Horizon Spill
August 01 2014 7:25 PM
Naturally occurring bacteria have been consuming toxic hydrocarbons after the BP oil spill.
Wildfires, 'Biomass Burning' A Major Climate Change Threat
August 01 2014 1:52 PM
New research says that biomass energy contributes to global warming, despite its sustainable aim to replace fossil fuels.
Hydropower Now Surpassed By Solar, Wind And Other US Renewables
August 01 2014 11:02 AM
Solar and wind could outstrip conventional hydropower this year for the first time, according to federal energy stats.
Exxon Mobil's Arctic Drilling On Track Despite Russia Sanctions
August 01 2014 11:01 AM
The Texas oil giant says its offshore Arctic drilling rigs are set to start producing late this year.
Alpha Natural Resources To Cut 1,100 Coal Jobs
July 31 2014 8:30 PM
The job cuts in West Virginia follow layoffs in Kentucky last week. Demand for coal is sinking, while the market for gas grows.
Oregon Natgas Export Terminal Wins Federal Permit
July 31 2014 5:57 PM
The conditional permit gives Oregon LNG permission to export natural gas to non-free trade agreement countries.
How A Norwegian Shipping Giant Helps Russia Dodge Sanctions
July 31 2014 12:11 PM
The “Viking King” is helping Russian oil companies skirt the EU and buy equipment for deepwater and arctic drilling.
Shell Profits Soar With Improved Production And High Oil Prices
July 31 2014 6:52 AM
Shell posted a profit of $5.1 billion in the second quarter of 2014 -- more than twice what it made in the second quarter of 2013.
European Power Prices Set For Steepest Hike In 10 Months
July 31 2014 6:10 AM
Last year, the EU imported nearly 46 percent of its gas and 31 percent of its coal from Russia, against which it has now imposed new sanctions.
EU Needs Backup Plan In Case Russia Cuts Off Gas Exports
July 30 2014 9:30 PM
Europe's broader strategy for reducing EU dependence on Russian natural gas would provide medium-term fixes, not an immediate backup plan.
EU Electric Car Sales Doubled In 2013
July 30 2014 11:49 AM
Three manufacturers helped drive a 'surge' in electric car sales in Europe for 2013, a new analysis of official data found.
Russia Could Cut Off Europe's Gas
July 30 2014 9:40 AM
New European sanctions on Russia could cause the Kremlin to retaliate and cut off natural gas to Europe, according to analysts.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption
Deepwater Horizon Impact ‘Wider’ Than Thought
July 29 2014 4:00 PM
The impact of the BP oil spill, the largest oil spill in history, is far more widespread than previously thought, study says.
EU Sanctions On Russia Could Hinder Arctic Oil Drilling
July 29 2014 3:28 PM
The embargo is one of a slate of economic sanctions on Russia by the European Union and United States announced this week.
US Judge Signs Order To Seize Cargo Of Kurdish Oil From Tanker Off Texas
July 29 2014 4:08 AM
The vessel is carrying some 1 million barrels of crude worth about $100 million and arrived on the Texas coast on Saturday.
Iraq Lays Claim To Kurdish Crude Cargo In Texas Court
July 28 2014 7:46 PM
The United Kalavrvta tanker, carrying some 1 million barrels of crude worth about $100 million, arrived off the coast of Texas on Saturday but has yet to unload its disputed cargo.