A Japanese oil tanker exploded Thursday off the country's southwest coast near Himeji port, leaving one of the eight people aboard missing, the coast guard said. Four others were severely injured.
BP PLC must resume paying claims while it asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review its settlement with businesses over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court panel said Wednesday.
The CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. says alternative fuels will grow but that oil will remain the world's leading source of energy for another quarter century.
Knox Oil Field Supply is a family owned and operated distributor of oilfield supplies and related services established in 1978. Products include downhole pumps, rods, valves and fittings, and general supplies.
The Pemex oil company has had an increasing problem of thefts from illegally perforated pipelines, but the employees were stealing fuel by opening valves.
Safety regulators have placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.
The Public Service Commission said the focus of its investigation will be on whether the company's reaction to the spill and presence of the coal-cleaning agent MCHM was "unreasonable or inadequate."
The head of the biggest railroad hauling North Dakota crude says the future of oil shipments depends on proving that it can be done safely.
BP PLC says it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether businesses must prove they were directly harmed by the 2010 Gulf Of Mexico oil spill to collect payments from a 2012 settlement.
Outdated federal policies, poor information sharing with states and a raft of industry exemptions point to scant federal oversight, says a new report.
The oil industry is pushing back against tougher rules for rail cars after a string of fiery accidents, insisting that crude shipped from the Northern Plains is no more dangerous than some other cargoes.
A Chinese company said Tuesday that four of its workers died last week in riots in Vietnam triggered by China's deployment of an oil rig in disputed seas.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has written to President Barack Obama criticizing his administration's energy policies, EPA regulations and failure to approve the construction of a pipeline to carry tar sands crude from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries.
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The company purchasing the assets of a railroad responsible for a fiery oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec plans to resume oil shipments after track safety improvements are made, the firm's top executive said.
The firefighters who tried in vain to stop a burning Texas fertilizer plant from exploding weren't prepared for the dangers of the blaze, which was too big for them to fight, state investigators said in a report.
A company that manufactures titanium jet parts faces a record $14 million fine for illegally making and disposing of a cancer-causing chemical in Henderson.
The agency acknowledged it needed to do more to improve oversight of drilling, pointing to a lack of funding as reasons it failed to inspect oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination.
Federal regulators have announced an $875,000 settlement with Chevron related to a pair of Utah oil spills in recent years.
Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked to chemical exposure, a rare win for families and activists seven years after the death of a 23-year-old employee from leukemia.
Three employees of the railway company involved in last summer's runaway oil train disaster that killed 47 people are due to appear in court Tuesday to face criminal negligence charges.
Several thousand Vietnamese workers protested at Chinese-owned factories, vandalizing some of them, as anger flared at Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in waters claimed by Vietnam.
The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.
A government watchdog says the federal agency responsible for making sure states effectively oversee the safety of natural gas and other pipelines is failing to do its job.