US Gas Prices Lowest Ahead Of Labor Day In Four Years
August 29 2014 1:57 PM
The average price at the pump is $3.45 per gallon, but prices vary widely by region.
Nigerian Transparency Group Struggles To Rein In Oil Corruption
August 29 2014 11:43 AM
Questions about missing oil funds run rampant in Nigeria, but the group tasked with policing the industry is struggling to do its job.
Investing In Long-Term Pollution
August 29 2014 10:06 AM
Continuing global investments in fossil fuel-fired power plants are undermining efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.
US Railroads Move More Crude Oil Amid Drilling Boom
August 28 2014 1:14 PM
Oil companies are increasingly leaning on railroads to ship crude as pipeline capacity fails to keep up with demand.
Russian Energy Giant Ditches US Dollar For Ruble
August 28 2014 10:28 AM
The currency switch is a protective measure for Russia, since U.S. dollars can be tracked and controlled by American officials.
Obama Pursues 'Hybrid' Global Climate Treaty
August 27 2014 8:21 PM
The approach would allow Obama to sidestep Congress in joining a global pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Thefts Drive Foreign Oil Companies Out Of Nigeria
August 27 2014 1:40 PM
Royal Dutch Shell and other foreign companies are selling off their Nigerian oil assets, leaving room for local firms to gain ground.
'The Wealthiest Terrorist Group We've Ever Known'
August 27 2014 10:55 AM
U.S. intelligence and anti-terrorism finance experts say the Islamic State could be raising more than $2 million a day.
Six Observations From A Tesla Factory Tour
August 26 2014 5:02 PM
Tesla Motors has greatly expanded its production capacity -- and there are no cash registers in the cafeterias.
Obama Power Plant Rules 'Unlawful,' State AGs Say
August 26 2014 10:56 AM
In a letter to the Obama administration, attorneys general from 13 states said proposed power plant emissions standards need to be refiled.
Fukushima Court Rules Against Plant Operator In Suicide Lawsuit
August 26 2014 5:43 AM
The civil suit by Mikio Watanabe claimed that Tokyo Electric Power Co Inc (Tepco) was to blame for the July 2011 death of his wife.
With Keystone Stalled, Another Canadian Pipeline Aims For US
August 25 2014 2:03 PM
Calgary pipeline company Enbridge has at least two projects underway to boost tar sands oil shipments.
Lockheed Martin Buys MIT-Spinoff Sun Catalytix
August 25 2014 10:49 AM
The Cambridge, Massachusetts, energy storage firm once received a $4 million Department of Energy grant to develop an “artificial leaf.”
World's Largest Tidal Energy Project To Start In 2014
August 25 2014 9:12 AM
Atlantis Resources says it raised the $85 million it needs to begin work on the 398-megawatt project offshore Scotland.
How Dollar-A-Gallon Gas Could Still Be Possible
August 22 2014 10:26 AM
Efforts to turn natural gas to liquid fuels have so far been prohibitively expensive. Siluria Technologies says it can fix that.
Rosneft Partnering With Norway Oil Driller Despite Sanctions
August 22 2014 7:29 AM
The Russian and Norwegian firms had already entered into a drilling agreement worth up to $4.25 billion in July.
Brazil Doubles CO2 Emissions As Drought Cuts Hydro Power
August 21 2014 11:19 AM
The emissions increase could undermine Brazil's position at global climate talks later this year.
Clear Solar Panel Could Turn Devices Into Power Plants
August 20 2014 10:47 AM
A "transparent solar concentrator" from Michigan State University joins a handful of fledgling "solar glass" technologies.
Oversupply Of Solar Panels Is Fading. Will Prices Rise?
August 19 2014 5:21 PM
Global solar demand is catching up with supply, which could squeeze some developers and boost manufacturing.
Oil Spill Closes 15-Mile Stretch Of Ohio River Near Cincinnati
August 19 2014 11:50 AM
The Coast Guard said the river was closed from mile markers 453 to 468, from Cincinnati to Dayton, Kentucky, while it responded to the spill.