The word, once industry jargon for hydraulic fracturing, has taken on new meaning over the years, and the industry wants to dump it.
In urging Congress to approve clean energy tax credits, Obama cited a wind turbine blade manufacturer that received millions in government assistance.
The regulations would require a 75 percent reduction in smog emissions in new cars by 2025, and a 34 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
Dril-Quip, which makes offshore drilling equipment that was on Deepwater Horizon during the blowout, said a judge dismissed all claims against the company.
Europe's largest oil refiner says it well sell facilities in France, Switzerland, and Belgium due to losing $413 million in the first nine months of 2011.
LincVolt LLC was accused of negligence for converting a 1959 Lincoln Continental to run on electricity, which later set fire and caused damage to a nearby building.
The relatively inexpensive and stable long-term source of natural gas is helping manufacturing companies expand and open more facilities in the U.S.
Europe's largest independent oil refiner and wholesaler said it is struggling to get lenders to unfreeze its credit lines.
Radiation-blurred images taken inside one of Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear reactors showed a place scarred by 10 months' exposure to heat and humidity.
White House spokesman Jay Carney stopped short of saying a decision had been made, but wants more time to properly view the Keystone XL proposal.
Japan is backtracking on plans formed only this month to shut down nuclear reactors after 40 years, saying that some are safe enough to live on.
South Sudan's oil minister on Tuesday accused northern neighbor Sudan of stealing massive amounts, as much as 75 percent, of the south's oil.
Alaska has had one of the most severe winters in decades, with piles of snow 10 feet high, and cities struggling to keep the heat on.
Nigeria's government believes a "gas kick" — a major build up of gas pressure from drilling — was responsible.
The most optimistic projections describe an abundant domestic energy source that will create enormous numbers of jobs and lead to cleaner skies.
Geothermal energy developers plan to pump 24 million gallons of water into the side of a dormant volcano in Oregon to help boost the green energy sector.
A 35 percent collapse in the futures price over the past year has been a boon to manufacturers who power factories and make chemicals and materials with it.
The lawsuit against South Caroline Electric & Gas says coal burning sends "streams of arsenic-contaminated water out of the riverbank and into the Wateree River."
Congress should increase the number of public-private infrastructure partnerships and explore opportunities to privatize large infrastructure projects.
An international group of scientists, whose research was published in Science, say that soot and methane cause much more harm than carbon dioxide.
Solyndra says the performance-based incentives will help it retain key employees whose work is critical to a successful reorganization.
Power plants released 72 percent of the greenhouse gases reported to the EPA in 2010, with refineries taking a distant second.
The energy giant had hoped for a $92 million tax exemption for equipment installed at the refineries to remove sulfur dioxide from crude oil.
Reactors will be shut down after 40 years of use to improve safety following the nuclear crisis set off by last year's tsunami.
Within days of new European rules on carbon emissions produced by passenger jets, two major airlines say they will raise fares.