| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records (OOR) has granted in part a Right to Know Law (RTKL) appeal by PennFuture concerning Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's plans to develop natural gas in the Loyalsock State Forest's "Clarence Moore lands." Under the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Decades of importing crude from the vast Arabian deserts left many people believing that America's dependence on foreign oil was as inevitable as the tide. But sweeping changes in the way oil and gas are extracted are challenging that assumption.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:59 AM
WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- The warning from local health officials dealing with the flooding in Colorado is simple: Don't get in the water.
Underscoring that message, state officials have reported a 5,250-gallon oil spill from a flood-damaged tank...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Four companies in the Baltimore area are among the best places to work in the nation, according to a list released Thursday.
Edward Jones, FutureCare, Northwestern Mutual and the Community College of Baltimore County made the annual National Top...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:39 PM
Lurking beneath the surface of the West Branch of the DuPage River are the remnants of radioactive contamination left behind by a factory that was shuttered almost four decades ago.
The Rare Earths Facility in West Chicago not only was a major employer...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:05 PM
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil and gas producers increasingly shut down production and evacuated workers in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday as the first weather system of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season disrupted some operations in the prolific basin....
| Mar 11, 2012
It must be a little bit tough to be Tom Murphy.
By day, the co-director of the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research crunches numbers and looks at reports coming from the region's booming natural gas industry — all of which show...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:07 PM
According to the CNN Money, 5 Texas counties are on the top 10 list of best places to find a job.
Ft. Bend County got the number 2 spot with over 78% job growth in the last 10 years. Close to Houston and attractive to energy and engineering firms,...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Tropical Storm Isaac is curtailing oil production along the Gulf of Mexicoand threatening refineries, which could send already rising gasoline prices up another 10 cents in the coming week.
The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, which...
| Oct 23, 2008
INDEPENDENCE HUB, Gulf of Mexico — They're drilling out here, baby, they're drilling.
Bobbing in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, some 175 miles south of Mobile, Ala., this mammoth production platform perched above the deepest undersea wells on...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 9:33 PM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. â Environmentalists' concerns about elk have prompted the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to suspend coal-bed methane drilling in part of the gas-rich Powder River Basin in northeast Wyoming. About 260 elk inhabit the Fortification Creek...