Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan claims that oil, gasoline and other toxins were allowed to spread beyond WRB Refining's property.
A local hospital treated 10 Tyson Foods workers for minor chemical inhalation before releasing them.
Swiss chemicals maker says it is offering $105 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit over one of its herbicides entering water supplies.
Among other new regulations, well operators would be required to disclose within 60 days the chemicals they used to hydraulically fracture a well.
This spring, catches are down, docks are idle and anxiety is growing that the ill effects of the massive BP oil spill may be far from over.
Doctors given new access to the proprietary chemical recipes that oil and gas drillers use to crack into Ohio shale would be prohibited from sharing the information with the public under an energy proposal moving through the Ohio House.
Markos Baghdasarian, the president of Delfin Group USA, is accused of lying to agents about his practice of secretly exporting motor oils.
Engineering and construction company will sell almost all of its energy and chemicals business to the French company Technip for about $300 million.
Dominion Resources is challenging a claim by the Sierra Club over whether it can export 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day out of Maryland.
It dipped to a seven-month low of $91.81 earlier and is down about 12 percent overall since the beginning of May.
Crude supplies grew by 2.1 million barrels, or 0.6 percent, to 381.6 million barrels, which is 3.1 percent above year-ago levels.
Maker of chemicals and heating and air conditioning equipment said it will close an Arkansas plant after an explosion there.
A wholly owned subsidiary of BP PLC has signed an agreement to explore for oil and gas in the waters of Trinidad and Tobago.
Analysts blame the current price spike on the failed restart of a BP refinery in Blaine, Wash., and maintenance work at several California refineries.
The number of active Pennsylvania gas drilling rigs is continuing to decline, while the number in West Virginia is increasing.
An Indian scientist accused of stealing secret formulas from a Utah chemistry company has pleaded guilty to a federal computer charge.
The National Research Council said the industry lacks common practice protocols and understanding to identify safer processes.
A big decline in gas and energy costs drove a measure of U.S. wholesale prices lower in April, but outside that drop, inflation was tame.
The lawsuit claims Chesapeake has wasted millions of dollars by allowing senior executives and board members to use corporate jets for personal trips.
Rhodes International Inc. agreed to pay the EPA $84,000 for failing to report its possession of hazardous chemicals to safety officials.
Rob Nuckols, 51, jumped into the vat after colleague Martin Davis plunged 40 feet into the vat of diluted acid and became fully submerged.
Bill Koucky's three-part plan will process locally grown canola into oil, sell it to local restaurants, and then process the used product into biodiesel.
Russia's state oil company agreed to jointly explore Russian offshore deposits in the Barents Sea and Sea of Okhotsk.
Thousands celebrated the shutting-down of Japan's last nuclear power plant, which is forcing the country to rely more heavily on oil and gas.