Fumes from a chemical leak on a ship at a Thai seaport spread inland on Thursday, sickening 139 people, including schoolchildren, authorities said.
The Labor Department said Wednesday that the producer price index, which measures the cost of goods and services before they reach the consumer, rose 0.4 percent last month. The increase follows a 0.2 percent decrease in May.
The modest gain underscored manufacturing's role in helping return the economy to growth after a grim first quarter.
Specialty chemicals company Albemarle is buying counterpart Rockwood Holdings Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.2 billion.
JX Holdings Inc. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Tuesday they will launch a carbon dioxide capture project in the U.S. state of Texas to boost production at an oil field.
A string of fiery train derailments across North America has triggered a high-stakes but behind-the-scenes campaign to shape how the U.S. government responds to calls for tighter safety rules.
Comedian Bill Cosby and his wife Camille are supporting protesters marching across Massachusetts in opposition to Kinder Morgan's proposed natural gas pipeline.
Halliburton said it is entering its first joint venture in China that will use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to unleash energy.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will probe a fatal truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank.
A small explosion at a chemical plant in southern New Jersey forced the evacuation of employees and left one person injured.
A new study shows a chemical that spilled into West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply in January could be more toxic than a previous test indicated.
A pipeline has leaked 1 million gallons of oil drilling saltwater into the ground at a North Dakota Indian reservation, and some of the byproduct ended up in a lake that provides the reservation with drinking water, company and tribal officials said.
A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.'s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million.
Prosecutors tried to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate some of the manslaughter charges against two BP employees in a case arising from the deaths of 11 workers in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
A federal agency has fined the company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply $11,000 for a pair of violations.
While the federal government ordered railroads a month ago to give states details about shipments of volatile crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale region, New York officials haven't decided whether to share that information with the public.
Authorities in northeast Georgia say an industrial area on the city of Dalton's northwest side has been deemed safe after a chemical leak injured one person and prompted road closures.
Nearly 600,000 American jobs, including 35,300 in Pennsylvania, could be at risk from surging imports, according to a recent study by the Economic Policy Institute.
Millions of Americans will soon enjoy eye-popping fireworks displays around the country. These dazzling light shows are actually carefully crafted chemical reactions.
The first bill drafted by Texas lawmakers in response to the West fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people got an icy reception from Republicans who said the tougher proposed regulations would overburden storage facilities with complexities and cost.
A leaking oil pipeline caught fire in the northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian, forcing the evacuation of nearly 20,000 residents, a government oil company said.
The University of Notre Dame and General Electric Co. announced plans to partner in a $36 million research and test facility for massive gas turbine engines used by commercial and military aircraft, power plants and the oil and gas industry.
Companies are taking advantage of new ways to export oil from the U.S. despite government restrictions, and in the process helping the U.S. become an ever bigger exporter of petroleum on the world stage.
Diao, 26, was living in a converted garage in San Gabriel when a gas company employee opened a valve that filled the garage with gas. After Diao lit a cigarette, the room ignited, according to court filings.