- Nuclear Reactors Shut Down in UK
August 11 2014 6:58 AM
The reactors' faulty boiler unit was discovered accidentally during routine inspections.
- Amid Territorial Claims, Canada Launches Mission To North Pole
August 09 2014 8:59 AM
The region is believed to hold nearly 13 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil deposits and 30 percent of its hidden natural gas reserves.
- Earthquakes Tied To Fracking Wastewater Draw Lawsuits
August 08 2014 4:15 PM
An Oklahoma woman is suing two dozen energy companies over the 2011 Prague earthquake.
- El Niño Odds Fall To 65%
August 08 2014 10:15 AM
Climate Prediction Center El Niño data finds the event now has a 2-in-3 chance of occurring, instead of the 4-in-5 chance initially projected.
- 'You Just Can’t Afford Hiccups'
August 07 2014 10:57 AM
Offshore oil drilling companies like Baker Hughes and Halliburton say they're expanding plans to frack the oceans.
- Fukushima's Radioactive Groundwater Spewed Into Pacific
August 07 2014 8:28 AM
TEPCO, the Fukushima power plant operator, is currently pumping untainted groundwater into the ocean to prevent it from mixing with toxic water.
- 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.