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  • Exxon Mobil says demand for fossil fuels will stay high

    Exxon Mobil says demand for fossil fuels will stay high
    Oil and natural gas giant Exxon Mobil said fossil fuels will continue to meet a vast portion of the world's energy needs in coming decades. The Irving, Texas, company said in a report it issued Monday that the global appetite for oil and gas will stay...
  • Hundreds evacuate small Washington town after industrial explosion

    Hundreds of people were being evacuated from Plymouth, Wash.,  a small town in southern Washington after an explosion and fire Monday morning at a natural gas processing facility left at least four people injured, according to the local sheriff. The...
  • Natural gas firm downplays threat to Washington town after explosion

    The owner of a natural gas facility downplayed the danger to residents after an explosion at the facility injured four people and forced the evacuation of a small town in southern Washington on Monday morning. The processing facility is owned by...
  • Sempra Energy bets on liquefied natural gas to power future growth

    Sempra Energy bets on liquefied natural gas to power future growth
    Most people may take natural gas for granted. It fuels the flame on your stove, fires your furnace. It's there when you need it. For Sempra Energy, natural gas is big business. The San Diego company owns Southern California Gas Co., the nation's...
  • Obama administration targets methane emissions

    Obama administration targets methane emissions
    WASHINGTON — In an effort to deliver on President Obama's pledge last summer to tackle emissions that drive climate change, the White House announced a strategy to limit releases of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas. The methane strategy,...
  • Criminal charges expected in San Bruno blast that killed 8

    Criminal charges expected in San Bruno blast that killed 8
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas-pipeline blast that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast

    PG&E expects criminal charges in connection with 2010 pipeline blast
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday it expects federal officials to bring criminal charges against the company in connection with a 2010 gas pipeline blast that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people. PG&E said it...
  • WTO: China's export restrictions on rare earths violate trade rules

    WTO: China's export restrictions on rare earths violate trade rules
    The World Trade Organization on Wednesday said that China's restrictions on the exports of rare earths -- raw materials commonly used in the manufacturing of electronics -- violate trade rules. China had argued that the restrictions, which included...
  • Middle East turmoil hampers Occidental Petroleum plans

    Middle East turmoil hampers Occidental Petroleum plans
    Conflict roiling the Middle East will hamper efforts by Occidental Petroleum to unload as much as $8 billion of its assets in the region, according to a report. Speaking at an energy conference in New Orleans on Tuesday, Occidental Chief Executive Steve...
  • G-7 leaders agree to freeze out Russia

    G-7 leaders agree to freeze out Russia
    THE HAGUE — Leaders of seven of the world's largest economies on Monday agreed to freeze Russia out of the Group of Eight nations and threatened sanctions against key sectors of its economy if Moscow further invades or seeks to destabilize Ukraine....
  • U.S. energy boom may signal a new export era

    U.S. energy boom may signal a new export era
    In a Louisiana swamp several miles upriver from the Gulf of Mexico, about 3,000 construction workers are building a massive industrial facility to liquefy natural gas, preparing for a new era when the U.S. will begin exporting energy around the globe....