Shell Chemical has been granted an air quality permit for a proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, a step the company called “a critical milestone” as it decides whether to build the multibillion-dollar project along the Ohio River.
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.
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.
Activists are protesting an oil and gas firm’s $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group.
The course has rigorous demands and is highly technical – taught in a language few of us would understand.
Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.
Former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has formed a self-named firm, Ravco Consulting, with a single employee: himself.
The state Department of Environmental Protection, county officials and even Sunoco Inc. are analyzing an oily, gas-smelling liquid oozing out of a yard near Pittsburgh.
Major oil and natural gas industry groups in Pennsylvania are backing efforts to change the state’s endangered and threatened species laws, despite objections from some sportsmen’s and environmental groups.
On the Thursday edition of the Inside Story with Marty Griffin, Rob Pratte once again filled in and talked with Pennsylvania State Sen. Elder Vogel.
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.