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  • Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents

    Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents
    On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets. The explosion echoed another — just six months...
  • Gas exports may foil British Columbia carbon goals

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia Each time motorists in this province fill up their tanks, they pay a carbon tax of about 25 cents per gallon. The tax which hits most of the oil, coal and gas consumed in British Columbia is a key component in one of the...
  • Secrets revealed from the trade that changed the Cowboys' destiny

    Twenty-five years is a lot of hindsight, a lot of time to ponder a pivotal event and assess its significance. Perhaps this is why Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, not normally a man of few words, needs only five to encapsulate his franchise's Oct. 12, 1989,...
  • Fish kill delays opening of Tuma Lake

    Fish kill delays opening of Tuma Lake
    Opening Tuma Lake in Willow Springs, planned for this fall, may be delayed as long as two years to restock fish killed off by the harsh winter. Fish had been put in the lake over the past two to three years, said Steve Silic, fisheries biologist with...
  • Chevron is still going strong after 135 years

    At 135 years and counting, the oil company now known as Chevron Corp. is one of California's oldest survival stories. Chevron traces its history to 1879 when Pacific Coast Oil Co. was founded. It was bought, in 1900, by the vast industrial empire of the...
  • Legislators call for crack down on utilities

    Legislators call for crack down on utilities
    In today's column I mentioned that Sen. Jack Latvala was expected to announce some proposed changes to the way Florida's electric utilities are regulated.  The Republican from Clearwater wants to bring more transparency to the way the state decides...
  • Alaska oil, exported for first time in a decade, heads to South Korea

    Alaska oil, exported for first time in a decade, heads to South Korea
    A tanker carrying oil from Alaska’s North Slope is heading to South Korea, the first such export in a decade, officials confirmed on Tuesday. The oil shipment, though considered relatively small, is significant because it focuses attention on...
  • Robert McCartney: Nation's embrace of fracking ignores environmental risks

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's attitude toward natural-gas fracking seems to depend on whether it occurs somewhere that would be politically inconvenient for him. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said recently he's determined to prevent the controversial...
  • Canada's economy stalls in July after six-month growth streak

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Economic growth in Canada stalled unexpectedly in July, breaking a six-month streak of gains and ensuring the Bank of Canada will be in no rush to raise interest rates. Statistics Canada said on Tuesday that real gross domestic product...
  • Coal companies having tough year so far

    It was supposed to be a better year for U.S. coal producers. But railroad congestion, a mild summer and indications that coal prices have yet to hit bottom have all conspired against the fuel, while cheap and plentiful natural gas continues to put...
  • Reliance seeks sale of Eagle Ford stake for up to $4.5 billion: sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - India's Reliance Industries Ltd is seeking a buyer for its stake in the Eagle Ford Basin oil and natural gas joint venture with Pioneer Natural Resources Co , a sale that could raise up to $4.5 billion, according to people familiar...