California has ample weapons to fight Trump on drilling

January 6, 2018 By ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the decades since a 1969 oil spill near Santa Barbara tarred sea-life and gave rise to the U.S. more »»

 
 
 
Pennsylvania shuts down construction on Sunoco gas pipeline

January 4, 2018 By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press Pennsylvania environmental officials ordered Sunoco on Wednesday to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline across the southern part of the state, citing a... more »»

Appalachia underground natural gas storage clears 1st test

January 4, 2018 By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. more »»

Coal mining saw 2017 boost but long-term outlook still shaky

January 4, 2018 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Coal companies in the United States boosted production of the fuel in 2017 to reverse a two-year decline. The U.S. more »»

Northern Oklahoma rattled by 3.5 magnitude earthquake

January 2, 2018 HENNESSEY, Okla. (AP) — A 3.5 magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of north-central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was recorded at 11:43 a.m. more »»

Rising energy costs eyed amid brutal cold snap gripping US

December 30, 2017 By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Plunging temperatures across half the country on Thursday underscored a stark reality for low-income Americans who rely on heating aid: Their... more »»

Pipeline project continues to dominate news in North Dakota

December 25, 2017 By DAVE KOLPACK and BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. more »»

3 small earthquakes recorded in central Oklahoma by USGS

December 25, 2017 GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — Three small earthquakes were recorded overnight in central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 3.4 quake struck shortly before 10:30 p.m. more »»

New Mexico delegates renew push to limit drilling

December 25, 2017 By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. more »»

Troubled $25 billion nuclear project gets OK to continue

December 25, 2017 By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. more »»

Tourism in coal country: Digging into culture, ecotourism

December 25, 2017 By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press PERRY COUNTY, Ohio (AP) — Two-thirds of Appalachia's coal industry jobs have disappeared since the 1990. more »»

More cities sign Chicago pact to address climate change

December 25, 2017 CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says 10 more cities have joined Chicago's effort to address climate change after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will pull out of the Paris climate accord. more »»

Shutdown starts for coal-fired plant serving US southwest

December 21, 2017 By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.. more »»

Texas company to pay $2.25 million in gas royalties dispute

December 21, 2017 DENVER (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a Texas-based oil and gas company will pay $2.25 million to settle allegations that it underpaid royalties for natural gas produced on federal land in Wyoming. more »»

France passes law to ban all oil and gas production by 2040

December 21, 2017 PARIS (AP) — France's parliament has approved a law banning all exploration and production of oil and natural gas by 2040 within the country and its overseas territories. more »»

New Mexico oil and gas companies sign on to reduce emissions

December 17, 2017 By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. more »»

China suffers natural gas shortage as coal ban backfires

December 17, 2017 By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have commandeered supplies of natural gas to heat homes, forcing chemical plants and factories to shut down, after efforts to... more »»

No Paris climate accord? No problem, bloc of states says

December 17, 2017 By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press HAMPTON, N.H. more »»

US rig count falls by 1 this week to 930, Pennsylvania up 3

December 17, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. slipped by one this week to 930. That's well above the 637 rigs that were active this time a year ago. more »»

Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling _ and renewable energy

December 17, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans' tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and... more »»

 
 

 

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