Stories tagged: energy
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Azerbaijani oil officials say one worker has been killed and nine others are missing after part of their offshore oil installation broke off in strong winds.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
The Obama administration on Wednesday finalized a rule that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years – even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday asked President Barack Obama to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling in the state before he leaves office.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 7:29 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump has picked Rick Perry to head the Energy Department, said two individuals familiar with the decision, seeking to put the former Texas governor in control of an …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 6:14 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has asked about the Hanford vitrification plant in a questionnaire circulated at the Department of Energy, along with questions about the work of national laboratories …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s advisers are looking at ways in which the U.S. government could help nuclear power generators being forced out of the electricity market by cheaper natural gas and …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Riverstone Holdings LLC has completed its $1.8 billion purchase of Talen Energy Corp., the Pennsylvania company that is the operator and co-owner of Montana’s Colstrip power plant.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final few thousand feet under a Missouri River …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
To understand why Saudi Arabia changed course and decided OPEC should go back to managing supply, look at two of the kingdom’s biggest policy challenges: the urgent need to plug …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded five small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma, including a magnitude 3.9 temblor near Pawnee where the state’s largest earthquake was recorded in September.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
The Dakota Access Pipeline should be approved and President-elect Donald Trump will review the decision to deny a permit for the project once it takes office, a spokesman for Trump’s …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
A $1 billion methanol plant proposed for the Port of Kalama in southwest Washington has received a key preliminary permit from air-quality regulators.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11 a.m.
Indonesia has temporarily withdrawn from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) following the group’s decision to cut production by 1.2 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) next …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency has criticized as inadequate a draft study the Army Corps of Engineers did on a proposed coal-export project in Washington state.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
The Obama administration has decided not to change government fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks despite protests from automakers.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
OPEC has agreed to cut its oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to boost crude prices.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Up to this week, chances that OPEC countries would agree to their first cut in output in eight years were looking good. Now, not so much.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
A government order for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump’s investments could affect any decision he makes on the …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 12:36 p.m.
As the small city of Hoquiam considers a key permit for a proposed terminal that would store and move millions of barrels of crude oil through Grays Harbor, opponents are …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
The leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota is urging all opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to boycott businesses in North Dakota’s capital city.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Saudi Arabia pulled out of planned talks with non-OPEC nations including Russia as disagreements about how to share the burden of supply cuts stood in the way of a deal …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
Iraq, the second-largest oil producer in OPEC, will shoulder part of the burden of output cuts outlined by the group in September, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 4:46 a.m.
Vietnam’s legislature on Tuesday endorsed the government’s decision to scrap plans to build the country’s first two nuclear power plants.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
A jump in oil prices helped pull U.S. stocks to record highs Monday as investors continue to hope for a cut in oil production that could help prices go higher. …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he sees no obstacles to an OPEC agreement this month after oil exporters made major progress in overcoming differences as he reaffirmed Russia is willing …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Authorities on Monday defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and organizers said at least 17 protesters …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 8:48 a.m.
Money managers, producers and consumers made the biggest bets on West Texas Intermediate crude prices in nine years, amid signals more volatility is coming.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Canada is announcing a plan to phase out the use of coal-fired electricity by 2030.