07.18.15

35,000 gallons of oil spills after derailment near Culbertson; cars hit power pole

There was no immediate explanation of what caused 22 train cars to topple from the train in Thursday's wreck near Culbertson but cars hit a power pole as they left the tracks and a dozen homes and an oil field workers camp were evacutated.

 

07.13.15

OPEC sees more balanced oil market in 2016

The oil market should be more balanced next year as China and the developing world use more oil while supply of fuel from North American shale grows more slowly, OPEC said on Monday.

 

07.08.15

EIA: Net petroleum product exports continue to increase

This article refers to "refined" oil products which America can export. We also need the ability to export crude oil from America too, and that is currently banned by federal gov't.

 

07.07.15

The Myths About Fracking Are Many And Damaging

Much of the reporting on fracking is a confused mess, which must leave many people wondering exactly what's going on.

 

07.05.15

Fracking, with care, brings big benefits: Our view

Boom has helped make America the world's No. 1 producer of oil and gas.

 

06.29.15

Supreme Court: EPA Must Consider Cost Before Deciding on Regulation

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by forcing it to consider costs before deciding whether regulation of air pollutants is appropriate and necessary.

 

06.20.15

Oil refineries are a Yellowstone County mainstay

There's oil in Jill Quade's blood. A 26-year employee at ExxonMobil refinery in Lockwood, Quade grew up in a refinery home. Her mother, Janell Keeling, did lab work at the refinery. Quade donned the Exxon logo on sport uniforms as a child and even went to college on an Exxon scholarship. Her story is one shared in Yellowstone County by thousands who know the perks of good pay and benefits, as well as the challenges of having parents who donít work 9 to 5 jobs. The three refineries in Yellowstone County affect the fabric of the community in ways Quade said often go unnoticed.

 

06.05.15

EPA: No widespread harm to drinking water from fracking

Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday

 

06.05.15

OPEC countries agree to keep output target on hold as cartel struggles with world supply glut

OPEC powerhouse Saudi Arabia is fighting to keep market share against U.S. shale oil, Iran plans to increase production in anticipation of an end to sanctions that have crimped its crude exports...

 

06.04.15

As peak travel season hits, US oil prices drop 3 percent

As the U.S. gears up for its peak season for road travel, drivers are being treated to lower gas costs.