The Obama administration has jettisoned plans to open swathes of the western Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling. Continue reading →
The major cause of quakes seems to be injection of waste water from fracking. Continue reading →
Chemicals meant to help microbes eat spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico may have ruined their appetite. Continue reading →
Shell said Monday it was halting its search for oil off the Alaskan coast, with environmentalists claiming a victory.
Shell has been given final permission for an exploratory drilling project in Alaskan waters
The Justice Department announced a record $18.7 billion settlement with BP on federal and state civil claims over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
An oil pipeline near Santa Barbara, Calif., leaks more than 100,000 gallons of oil with tens of thousands ending up in the ocean.
Cold, rough seas can make drilling difficult and cleanup of a possible skill even more challenging.
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