| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- In the debate over energy and climate change, the public continues to give support to both sides, according to a a new poll.
By more than a 2-1 margin, respondents in a new Pew Research Center poll said they favor building the Keystone...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:01 PM
WASHINGTON — About sundown one Sunday in September, North Dakota farmer Steven Jensen noticed that his combine was running over wet, squishy earth in a wheat field he was harvesting. When he took a closer look, he saw that oil had coated the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Crude oil prices began pulling back Thursday as momentum for a U.S. military strike on Syria stalled.
The price of light, sweet crude for October deliver fell 80 cents to $109.30 a barrel Thursday from a previous settlement price of $110.10 Wednesday. ...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:47 AM
The threat of a U.S. strike on Syria is roiling global oil markets and could cause temporary price increases at the pump.
The price of October U.S. crude oil continued to rally Wednesday, rising to $110.34 a barrel -- a 1% increase. Brent crude oil was...
| Aug 22, 2013
Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, unveiled a proposal this month to reform the country's state-owned oil and gas monopoly Petroleos de Mexico, or Pemex. The plan, which requires a constitutional amendment, would allow foreign firms to partner with...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:59 AM
U.S. stocks tumbled and the price of crude oil jumped Tuesday as the Obama administration weighs its next step in the Syrian conflict.
The benchmark stock indexes were down Tuesday and the price of October U.S. crude oil jumped about 3.8% to nearly...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NEW IBERIA, La. — The police asked the right question.
"Can you think of anyone who would want to do you harm?" investigators asked Wilma Subra, trying to understand who might have fired a gun at the diminutive grandmother.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:11 PM
William Kieschnick, a chemical engineer who in the 1980s led the Atlantic Richfield oil company and used his executive skills to help stabilize the fledgling Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has died. He was 90.
Kieschnick had Parkinson's...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:25 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Reforms to Mexico's energy sector proposed Monday by President Enrique Peña Nieto will limit private companies to sharing profits with the state oil monopoly, an approach used only by Iran, Ecuador and Bolivia, said Energy Secretary Pedro...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:16 PM
MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Peña Nieto unveiled a historic energy reform proposal Monday that he said would allow foreign companies to invest in Mexico’s state-owned behemoth of an oil company without ceding state ownership of the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Carson city officials are seeking to declare a local emergency in an effort to pressure the state and an oil company to expedite the cleanup of a contaminated housing tract where residents have been advised not to eat vegetables or fruit from their...