Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
Crude oil prices have hit a five year low. Tracey Leong reports that analysts are predicting there’s no end in sight for how much prices can drop.
The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.
More crude oil than ever is being transported through major cities on trains. And after four derailments in seven months, the federal government is now taking action.
The town of Mount Airy has started holding business owners responsible for the proper disposal of fats, oil and grease.
Hold on to your wallets. Gas prices make the biggest February jump in decades.
Maryland’s two U.S. Senators are among those signing a letter to the president opposing seismic testing for oil and gas deposits off the Atlantic coast.
New York and six other states, including Maryland, say they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.