Gas Prices Start To Tumble Below $2 A Gallon In Pittsburgh AreaNot long ago the price of crude oil topped $100 a barrel, and gasoline hit $3 to $4 a gallon.
Republican Presidential Candidate Discusses Oil, Gas Exports During Visit To PittsburghRepublican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says ending the ban on U.S. oil exports and easing restrictions on natural gas exports will unleash the nation's economy.
Shell Chemicals Wins Air Permit For Proposed Ethane PlantShell 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.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost 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 GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying 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.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith 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 To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP 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.
Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend FactsLet'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's Butternut Squash SoupThe 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 To Protest Oil Firm’s Donation To Breast Cancer Advocacy GroupActivists are protesting an oil and gas firm's $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute Preparing Students For Oil & Gas Industry The course has rigorous demands and is highly technical – taught in a language few of us would understand.
Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking ImpoundmentOfficials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.
Former Mayor Ravenstahl To Consult With Drilling FirmsFormer Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has formed a self-named firm, Ravco Consulting, with a single employee: himself.
Family Evacuated Due To 'Ooze' In Fox Chapel YardThe 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.
Pa. Gas Industry: Change Endangered Species LawsMajor 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.