Alaska signs gas pipeline project deal with China

November 14, 2017 By MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska took a major step toward realizing a long-sought pipeline to move natural gas from the North Slope to Asia, siding... more »»

 
 
 
West Virginia signs investment pact with China Energy

November 14, 2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say they have an agreement with China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd. for the company to invest $83. more »»

Trump environment nominees pressed on federal climate report

November 11, 2017 By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his top environmental adviser said Wednesday she is unconvinced by a new U.S. more »»

House approves bill to expand hydropower

November 11, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House has approved a bill aimed at expanding hydroelectric power, an action supporters said would boost a clean source... more »»

Preliminary magnitude 3.7 earthquake in central Oklahoma

November 8, 2017 COVINGTON, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 has been recorded in central Oklahoma. The quake struck at 5:47 a.m. more »»

Wells to reduce water injection levels after Oklahoma quakes

November 7, 2017 HENNESSEY, Okla. (AP) — After a series of small to moderate earthquakes in central Oklahoma, two companies are being told to reduce the amount of wastewater they inject into the ground. more »»

Energy chief Perry: Fossil fuels can prevent sexual assault

November 5, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he thinks using fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault. more »»

Dakota Access builder and Corps object to tribal proposal

November 5, 2017 By BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. more »»

Alliant converting coal-fired power unit to natural gas

November 5, 2017 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Alliant Energy has almost finished converting to natural gas one of its four coal-burning power units in Cedar Rapids. more »»

EPA to hold hearing on climate plan repeal in West Virginia

November 5, 2017 By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Thursday it will hold a public hearing in West Virginia on its plan to nullify an Obama-era plan to limit... more »»

Illinois' first fracking permit returned by Kansas company

November 5, 2017 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The first company to obtain a permit for fracking in Illinois announced Friday it won't use it, citing market conditions and the state's "burdensome and costly" regulation. more »»

Ohio city refuses to give up fight against gas pipeline

November 5, 2017 By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — As a partnership between companies based in Canada and Detroit begins the first steps in building a $2 billion natural gas pipeline, a northeast... more »»

USGS reports small earthquakes continue in central Oklahoma

November 3, 2017 HENNESSEY, Okla. (AP) — A series of small to moderate earthquakes have struck in central Oklahoma. The U.S. more »»

Shell profits rise more than expected as prices rise

November 3, 2017 LONDON (AP) — Energy company Shell says its earnings rose more than expected in the third quarter as it benefited from higher market prices and an expansion into gas production. more »»

BP earnings rise amid cost cuts, output increase

November 3, 2017 By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — BP's third quarter net earnings rose 9.2 percent as the energy company cut costs and increased production to adjust to lower oil prices. more »»

5 earthquakes recorded in central Oklahoma by USGS

November 3, 2017 HENNESSEY, Okla. (AP) — Five earthquakes have been recorded in central Oklahoma, including one with a preliminary magnitude rated at 4.1. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the 4. more »»

Exxon settles pollution case with US, will upgrade 8 plants

November 3, 2017 By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil settled violations of the clean-air law with the Trump administration by agreeing to pay a $2. more »»

Court upholds approvals of 3 projects to export natural gas

November 3, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Energy Department decisions approving three projects to export liquefied natural gas, a boost for the... more »»

GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses

October 28, 2017 By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. more »»

Power grid operator protests Trump plan to aid coal, nuclear

October 28, 2017 By MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. more »»

 
 

 

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