Keystone Climate Impact Worse Than Estimated: Study
August 11 2014 10:35 AM
Obama's decision on the controversial pipeline decision hinges in part on the project's impact on carbon dioxide emissions.
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.