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  • Oil swings higher, lifting energy companies and stock market at end of turbulent week

    A surge in oil and gas companies pulled the stock market out of a five-day slump on Friday, as the price of crude swung higher. Oil prices jumped after the International Energy Agency predicted drillers would cut production this year. Exxon Mobil,...
  • State's action may be pivotal in testing EPA authority on oceans

    WASHINGTON A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Seattle will test whether the federal government is doing enough to combat the emerging problem of ocean acidification. And the case contains some unusual bedfellows: Coming to defend the U.S....
  • France's Total says tests fail to find gas in area off Cyprus where it has drilling license

    French oil and gas company Total says a search for oil and gas off Cyprus has failed to find any potential fields to warrant any drilling. The company said Wednesday that it's now talking to Cypriot authorities on possibly continuing with more...
  • Bolivia's Morales begins new term with economic challenges threatening to end bonanza years

    Bolivian President Evo Morales is beginning a new term that will make him the Andean nation's longest-serving leader, riding high on a wave of unprecedented growth and stability. But after he takes the oath before foreign dignitaries Thursday, Morales...
  • Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?

    Will EPA rules raise Orlando area's utilities bills?
    Utilities this year are bracing for proposed cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide, a pollutant blamed for global warming. What it means for consumers — some say it could hike electric bills — is so far unclear. The U.S. Environmental...
  • Garrett benefits from vacationers

    Garrett benefits from vacationers
    A recent article by reporter Tim Wheeler about the issue of natural gas development in Garrett County contains a statement from a local Chamber of Commerce board member and farmer who has been a fairly vocal advocate for natural gas development ("Fracking...
  • Oman joins other oil producers saying OPEC made wrong decision

    Oman, the biggest Middle Eastern oil producer that's not a member of OPEC, joined Venezuela and Iran in questioning the group's decision to keep its output target unchanged even with crude prices falling. Oman is having a "really difficult time"...
  • Stick to fuel economy targets

    Stick to fuel economy targets
    In Detroit, the talk at the annual North American International Auto Show last week was how falling gasoline prices have spurred the public's appetite for bigger vehicles. The not-so-well concealed subtext was this: a desire by auto executives to see a...
  • Gas prices falling below $2, but not in the Lehigh Valley

    Gas prices falling below $2, but not in the Lehigh Valley
    The U.S. average price of gasoline will dip below $2 a gallon later this week, predicts GasBuddy.com. But when it comes to the Allentown area, don't expect that milestone to come to pass at the pump, predicts a senior petroleum analyst at the price-...
  • Power Grid Operator: Natural-Gas Bottleneck Remains

    HARTFORD — New England's power system is increasingly shifting from aging oil- and coal-fired plants to natural gas that relies on pipelines experiencing bottlenecks that drive up prices, the region's electric grid operator said Wednesday. ISO...
  • Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion

    Woman agrees to testify against others in Indianapolis house explosion
     A woman charged in a deadly 2012 house explosion in Indianapolis agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit arson and testify against at least two other people in the fiery natural gas blast that damaged dozens of homes. Monserrate Shirley,...