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  • Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election

    Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election
    BOGOTA, Colombia — Attacks by insurgents on Colombia's oil pipelines and labor force could intensify before May's presidential election and June's 50th anniversary of the founding of the country's largest rebel group, analysts said Friday. The...
  • Petroleum firm agrees to pay $5.15 billion to clean up waste

    Petroleum firm agrees to pay $5.15 billion to clean up waste
    The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday announced that Anadarko Petroleum Corp. had agreed to pay $5.15 billion to clean up hazardous substances dumped nationwide — including radioactive uranium waste across the Navajo Nation — in the...
  • U.S. trade deficit climbs to $42.3 billion in February

    U.S. trade deficit climbs to $42.3 billion in February
    The U.S. trade deficit climbed to the highest level in five months in February as demand for American exports fell while imports increased slightly. The deficit increased to $42.3 billion, which was 7.7% above the January imbalance of $39.3 billion, the...
  • U.S. energy imports hit two-decade low in 2013

    U.S. energy imports hit two-decade low in 2013
    With domestic oil and gas production on the rise, net U.S. energy imports plunged last year to its lowest level in two decades, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Advances in technologies such as hydraulic fracturing drove net...
  • At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches

    At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
  • Carson imposes moratorium on oil drilling over fear of fracking

    Carson imposes moratorium on oil drilling over fear of fracking
    The oil-rich city of Carson has imposed an emergency moratorium on all new drilling, halting efforts by a petroleum company to bore more than 200 wells near homes and a state university. The drilling ban, which runs for 45 days but could be extended...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...