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.
Threats to wildlife and coral populations are just some of the effects we're still seeing from the explosion.
The Obama Administration announced that for the first time, it will open the Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast to oil and gas exploration. Continue reading →
More than 50,000 gallons of oil spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River after a pipeline burst.
Disposing of waste water from fracked wells and other energy industry drilling might cause a seismic catastrophe, say experts.
A significant chunk of the missing oil from 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been discovered sitting on the seafloor at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
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