by Kiley Kroh Posted on August 12, 2014
Hit with a record $1.5 million fine in 2012, "the now-dissolved company is under federal investigation, the penalty is unpaid and the affected site is still contaminated."
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on August 7, 2014
After a national outcry over the Bush administration's drilling policies, the Obama administration set out to reform oil and gas extraction on public lands. That effort is now on trial in Utah.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 4, 2014
In many cases, the companies were able to defer “more of their federal income taxes than they actually paid during the last five years."
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 24, 2014
The drilling would have threatened critically endangered California condors and used millions of gallons of scarce fresh water.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on July 22, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
Don't let the boring procedural language fool you: ExxonMobil and Enridge's proxy battle with South Portland's city council just got a lot more interesting.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 26, 2014
The state's governor wants to build more pipelines in order to reduce flaring and get more oil and gas to market.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Posted on June 23, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
A recent AP analysis found that 40 percent of oil and gas wells identified as high-risk went uninspected by federal regulators between 2009 and 2012.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 17, 2014
Iraq is experiencing a convulsive upheaval as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) is clamping down its hold on parts of the country and expanding its territory in others. Billions of barrels of oil are at play.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 10, 2014
A confidentiality notice would stipulate that route information is only provided to emergency responders on a need-to-know basis.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 17, 2014
Oil trains could soon be traveling through Lac Mégantic, the tiny Quebec town that was the scene of one of the deadliest train accidents in Canadian history last July.