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  • Alaska faces tough decisions, drastic budget cuts, dipping into savings as oil prices plunge

    After years of being flush with oil money, Alaska now faces drastic budget cuts and having to dip into well-stocked savings to offset unprecedented deficits exacerbated by an unexpected plunge in oil prices. When lawmakers left Juneau last April, the...
  • Columbia Gas of Virginia names new president

    Brent Archer has been named president of Chester-based Columbia Gas of Virginia. Archer has served in a variety of leadership positions at the Columbia Gas companies, most recently as director of business policy, according to a news release. In this...
  • 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,...
  • Wethersfield Agrees To New Gas Agreement And Renews Trash Contract

    WETHERSFIELD -- The town council reaped the benefits of dramatically falling oil prices in two contracts it approved Monday evening. A new gasoline agreement is expected to save taxpayers $25,000 to $30,000 over the next year, Town Manager Jeff Bridges...
  • Waterman 'seen' by radar cited for poaching oysters

    Waterman 'seen' by radar cited for poaching oysters
    The Maryland Natural Resources police say the state's radar eyes on the Chesapeake Bay helped them catch a waterman Friday poaching oysters in Somerset County. Police say officers patrolling Tangier Sound learned via the state's Maritime Law Enforcement...
  • Fracking debate intensifies in Western Maryland

    Fracking debate intensifies in Western Maryland
    With natural gas drilling on the horizon in Western Maryland, dairy farmer Billy Bishoff welcomes the chance to supplement his income by collecting lease or royalty payments on the natural gas that lies beneath his family's 330 acres a few miles northwest...
  • Keystone XL pipeline: Here's what both sides are saying on the issue

    The fate of the controversial and much delayed Keystone XL pipeline was front and center nationwide Friday, as the Nebraska Supreme Court removed a state hurdle to the project, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to move it forward, and the...
  • US Steel to lay off more than 700 due to falling oil prices

    PITTSBURGH Sharply falling oil prices are prompting U.S. Steel to temporarily idle tubular operations near Cleveland and Houston, resulting in 756 layoffs. Most of the layoffs will occur at the Pittsburgh steel producer's Lorain Tubular Operations west...
  • Energy industry gathers in D.C. as GOP takes control in Congress

    WASHINGTON Clearly buoyed by the Republican majority taking control down the street at the Capitol, energy big-wigs gathered near the White House Tuesday to discuss the state of the American energy industry. The mood surrounding the annual address by...
  • Newhouse goes to work as Washington state's newest congressman

    WASHINGTON Joining 57 other freshmen in the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse took the oath of office on Tuesday, becoming Washington state's newest congressman and already showing signs of mastering the lingo of his new...
  • Capitol Hill Californians will push for drought legislation again

    WASHINGTON Another year, another California water fight. This week, as the 114th Congress commences, lawmakers prepare to revive anti-drought proposals that divided the state last year. Tactics and strategies are still being crafted and the outcome is...