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  • Occidental Petroleum announces subsidiary leadership

    Occidental Petroleum announces subsidiary leadership
    A little more than a month after filing documents to spin off its California operations, Occidental Petroleum Corp. has named the leadership team for its proposed subsidiary. The longtime Los Angeles company announced in February that it was moving...
  • Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

    Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the...
  • Texas sheriff wants criminal charges filed in fracking pollution case

    A Texas waste hauling company that is already facing civil charges for a March accident that spread toxic drilling waste along a rural road could also be facing criminal charges. Karnes County Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva said he will ask county prosecutors...
  • Europe wants the energy, but not the fracking

    WASHINGTON Fracking for oil and natural gas remains slow to take hold in Europe in spite of deepening fears over the continent's energy dependence on Russia. Europe is under increasing pressure internally and from the United States to cut energy...
  • US considers a strategic propane reserve

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. America is awash in propane, a byproduct of booming oil and natural gas production. Yet getting it to markets at home and abroad is challenging and controversial. Long a niche in the energy sector, propane today is sexy. Record exports...
  • State allows UGI to hit customers with pipeline replacement fees

    State allows UGI to hit customers with pipeline replacement fees
    State regulators have approved UGI Utilities' long-term plan to speed up replacement of aging natural gas distribution lines like the one implicated in Allentown's deadly February 2011 gas explosion. That opens the door for UGI to begin passing the...
  • In rare effort, Ohio scientist to test water before fracking soars

    In rare effort, Ohio scientist to test water before fracking soars
    As the shale gas boom was making its way into Ohio in 2012, University of Cincinnati scientist Amy Townsend-Small began testing private water wells in Carroll County, the epicenter of the Utica Shale. Her project, which includes samples of more than 100...
  • Expectations are high as Mexico prepares to accept foreign oil explorers

    HIDALGO, Mexico On barren ranch land just south of the Texas border, where road signs are pockmarked with bullet holes, a small group of foreign oil and gas companies is looking for the future. Conditions are difficult some companies have resorted to...
  • Pemex deals have paid off in Texas

    Although foreign companies were barred from producing oil and gas in Mexico, Texas energy service companies have long played a role in the country's energy economy. From 2002 to 2011, Mexican federal records show, the state oil company Pemex awarded as...
  • Petrobras shares fall, analysts point to poor management by Brazil

    When Brazil's state-run oil company raked in $70 billion in a 2010 public offering, leaders here called it evidence of the nation's rising economic power. "It wasn't in Frankfurt. It wasn't in London. It wasn't in New York. It was here in São Paulo,"...
  • Fracking-Inspired Artwork At Real Art Ways

    Fracking-Inspired Artwork At Real Art Ways
    Victor Pacheco moved to Rochester, N.Y., years ago, and saw signs on lawns about fracking. He didn't know what that was, so he went online and did some research. What he found fascinated him. "I want to explore the process and share it with people. It's...