07/23/14 05:00 PM
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — An emergency manager says this week's fire at a Williston oil field supply company likely burned dozens of different chemicals that were stored there. Williams County Emergency Manager Mike Hallesy says the fire at Red River Supply will need to be fully extinguished...
07/23/14 03:15 PM
The price of oil rose Wednesday after the government reported that U.S. oil supplies rose more than expected. The benchmark U.S. oil contract for September delivery gained 73 cents to $103.12 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude for September delivery, a benchmark for...
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 03:14 PM
The effort is a response to a number of recent derailments and explosions that have increased partly because of booming oil production in the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota and Montana.
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 11:25 AM
The oil industry and climate change activists can agree on one thing: Ice cream is pretty awesome.
07/23/14 08:00 AM
The price of oil inched further above $102 a barrel Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on Russia that fell short of a heavy hit. By early afternoon in Europe, the benchmark U.S. oil contract for September...
07/22/14 08:45 PM
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — More than half a day after an industrial fire broke out in the North Dakota oil patch town of Williston, authorities still were unable to say what caused the massive blaze. The fire, which started around midnight Monday and continued to burn late Tuesday afternoon, grew...
07/22/14 05:46 PM
The price of oil fell slightly Tuesday but experts see geopolitical tensions preventing any significant short-term declines. U.S. benchmark crude for August delivery fell 17 cents to $104.42 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The more heavily traded September contract slipped 47...
07/22/14 09:00 AM
The price of oil rose above $103 a barrel Tuesday on persisting jitters over the situation in Gaza, the standoff over the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine and expectations of a fall in U.S. crude inventories. By early afternoon in Europe, U.S. benchmark crude for September...
07/21/14 10:15 AM
Oil prices rebounded slightly on Monday as traders gauged the possibility of more sanctions against Russia and more violence in Libya. By mid-afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery was up 45 cents to $103.58 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile...
By Washington Examiner | 07/20/14 07:19 PM
Colorado liberals spent a decade and millions of dollars pushing their state's political agenda to the Left.
07/19/14 05:15 PM
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests...
07/18/14 06:00 PM
ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor. Friday's announcement is the first real step toward...
By Zack Colman | 07/18/14 01:26 PM
The Obama administration announced Friday that it would allow exploration for oil and gas off some portions of the Atlantic Coast using sonic testing devices that environmentalists say harm marine life.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 04:30 PM
The Highway Trust Fund is broken. Slated to run out of money by Aug. 1, the fund has relied on an 18.4-cent per gallon gasoline tax last raised in 1993.
07/18/14 08:45 AM
SCIO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Opponents of an oil well in Washtenaw County are seeking court intervention to stop work at the approved site. The state Department of Environmental Quality approved Traverse City-based West Bay Exploration Co.'s application earlier this year, despite objections...
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