Attorneys general from two energy-producing states say the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices.
A seaborne locomotive sounds like crazy idea, but engineer Andy McKeran, who designs heavy-duty...
Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and...
Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and...
Shell has been planning to base its fleet — including a drill rig and two tug boats — at the port's Terminal 5 for six months each year, when they're not being used in the Arctic.
The justices agreed to review a lower court ruling that struck down a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rule that requires utilities to pay energy consumers for lowering electricity use during times of peak demand.
Lab studies on animals show how soot and smog harm the cardiovascular and respiratory systems and epidemiological studies link tens of thousands of deaths each year to soot and smog pollution, said study co-author Joel Schwartz, a Harvard environmental epidemiologist.
The aircraft will climb to the altitude of Mount Everest, almost 9,000 meters (29,500 feet), during the day to get more sunlight, recharge the batteries and store more energy. At nighttime, the plane will fly lower, at a minimum of 1,000 meters (3,000 feet).
The owners of a power plant that supplies more than 2 million customers throughout the Southwest have reached an agreement that will ensure it has coal through 2022.
The 240-177 tally fell short of the margin that would be required to overcome a promised veto by President Barack Obama.
The regulations are a long-awaited response to a series of fiery train crashes in the U.S. and Canada, including four so far this year.
The company characterized the announcement as a critical step in moving away from fossil fuel-based electricity and toward an energy market with zero emissions.
U.S. senators from six states on Thursday proposed that the government charge companies a special fee to ship oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids in older railroad tank cars that have been involved in fiery explosions.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the taptic engine made by China-based AAC Technologies Holdings breaks down over time, which forced the tech giant to scrap some already-completed watches.
Obama plans to sign the bill into law in the Oval Office Thursday afternoon. It aims to cut energy use in commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and homes.
The energy giant currently operates the Central Area Transmission System, which runs from undersea oil fields to a terminal in the U.K., but last week agreed to sell its roughly 36 percent equity in the pipeline to Paris-based Antin Infrastructure Partners for $486 million.
Two groups petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the groups call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Arctic offshore drilling.
The electricity is farmed using environmentally-friendly methods, making the entire process environmentally neutral.
For this round of Editor’s Picks, I’ve handpicked pieces that highlight dilemmas within the manufacturing industry.
Rhode Island officials on Monday planned to mark the start of construction on what will eventually become the nation's first offshore wind farm.
The project would transport 300,000 barrels of crude oil per day from the Bakken shale range to a hub on TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline, which would enable crude to be shipped from the prairie to Canada's Atlantic Coast.
Like motorists, airlines have been saving money at the pump since oil prices began plunging last summer. Even with a recent increase, the spot price of jet fuel is down 40 percent since September.
The DOE's Office of Science would see a 0.6 percent increase to $5.1 billion under the committee's bill, while the administration asked for a 5.3 percent increase.
Federal officials are moving to speed up their review of wind power projects across the Upper Great Plains in anticipation that the industry will continue growing.
After cost increases scuttled plans for a natural gas pipeline beneath Lake Champlain, a northern New York paper company is going to get its natural gas by truck.
"We're used to two or three earthquakes a week, but … two or three every day now, this past week, is really strange," Dea Mandeville, the city manager of Medford in northern Oklahoma, told National Public Radio.
“There is a management culture that wants to make money," former BP executive Kevin Lacy told the AP. "It counts speed over reliability."
In 84 days from November 2013 to January 2014, the area around Azle, Texas, shook with 27 magnitude 2 or greater earthquakes, while scientists at Southern Methodist University and the U.S. Geological Survey monitored the shaking.
The system, the report said, must be more capable of safely transporting fossil fuels and distributing energy from renewable sources.
- Page 1