State Department releases Keystone XL final environmental impact statement

The State Department concluded in its final environmental assessment issued Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would not significantly alter global greenhouse gas emissions...



In North Dakota, derailment strengthens push for piplines

The explosive derailment of an oil train near Casselton last month has North Dakota's senators pushing harder than ever for expanded oil pipelines.



David Ignatius: All-the-above energy boom pays off for America

In the energy marketplace, President Obama's vision of an "all of the above" strategy is actually happening. Production of oil, gas and alternative energy is rising, even as demand begins falling for these energy sources -- all thanks to new technology. The market forces driving these changes are so powerful that even politicians probably canít screw them up.



API's Gerard Delivers Annual State of American Energy Address

API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered his annual State of American Energy address on January 7th, focusing on the impact of future policy decisions on America's energy revolution.



NTSB investigating derailment; mayor calls for change in fueltransportation

Crude oil threat: N. Dakota mayor wants feds to ensure safety of rail trasportation. Government regulators defend record, despite major accidents in 2013.



End of the line for Sidney Mayour Bret Smelser

Sidney Mayor stepping down. Smelser's efforts to bring state refvenue to town saw mixed results.



Wyoming court herars fracking chemical disclosure case

The state Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether a trade secrets exemption in Wyoming's public records law may be invoked to shield from disclosure many of the chemicals the petroleum industry uses in hydraulic fracturing.



House OKs bills to speed oil drilling, block fracking review

The House approved a bill Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas.



Voice of the Reader: New research casts doubt on climate change impacts

On Sept. 16, 2013, a credible group of 50 international scientists released a new 1,200-page report (climatechangereconsidered.org) on their studies of the causes and consequences of climate change. This Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change report strongly contradicts the work published 20 years ago by the United Nations International Panel on Climate Change, upon which the current anti-global warming legislation of various countries, including the United States, is based.



TransCanada Pushes Keystone XL Pipeling Start to 2016

TransCanada Corp. (TRP) pushed the start date for its $5.4 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline into 2016, the second delay this year as the company awaits U.S. approval for the project.