Energy executive pushed by Perry padded his military record
WASHINGTON (AP) — An oil and gas industry executive that Energy Secretary Rick Perry recommended as an adviser to the Ukrainian government exaggerated his military credentials, according to U.S....
New Mexico governor praises oil industry for opportunities
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham professed her full-throttled support for the oil sector on Tuesday, telling industry leaders that her Cabinet secretaries works for...
Iran’s oil minister says Chinese state oil company pulls out of $5B deal from which France’s Total SA earlier withdrew
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's oil minister says Chinese state oil company pulls out of $5B deal from which France's Total SA earlier withdrew.
Big Tech’s eco-pledges aren’t slowing its pursuit of Big Oil
Employee activism and outside pressure have pushed big tech companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google into promising to slash their carbon emissions. But there's another thing these tech giants...
Iranian state TV quotes marine, port authority saying British-flagged oil tanker held since July has left Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV quotes marine, port authority saying British-flagged oil tanker held since July has left Iran.
Ship-tracking website shows British-flagged oil tanker held by Iran transmitting its location for first time in weeks
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ship-tracking website shows British-flagged oil tanker held by Iran transmitting its location for first time in weeks.
Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom’s oil industry
BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom's oil industry.
New Mexico team to study uses for oil industry’s waste water
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State environmental regulators are teaming up with New Mexico State University to study how waste water from the booming oil and gas industry can be treated and...
Report: Oil boom to continue, more infrastructure needed
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's oil and gas industry is expected to keep growing at a record pace, resulting in more revenue for the state and billions of dollars in new infrastructure...
EPA moves to revoke rules on oil industry methane leaks
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved Thursday to revoke regulations on methane leaks from oil facilities, a proposal environmental advocates said would renounce key federal authority...
The Latest: US proposes easing rules on methane emissions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's proposal to ease rules on climate-changing methane emissions (all times local):
Activists trying to reinstate Colorado city’s fracking ban
DENVER (AP) — Environmental activists asked a Colorado court on Wednesday to reinstate the city of Longmont's ban on hydraulic fracturing, arguing the ban is legal under a new state law giving...
The Latest: Groups try to revive Colorado city fracking ban
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on on an attempt to reinstate a northern Colorado city's hydraulic fracturing ban (all times local):
An oil and gas industry group says reinstating a northern...
2nd Colorado agency re-asserts authority on oil, gas matters
DENVER (AP) — A second state agency is telling local governments it still wields considerable authority over the oil and gas industry despite a new law giving cities and counties new...
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. officials are proposing to sell 10.5 acres of public land in north-central Wyoming to a Texas energy company.
The Bureau of Land Management said the non-competitive...
UW boasts new engineer simulator suite lab
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming boasts that it is home to North America's largest, most technologically advanced center to train the petroleum engineers of the future with a new...
New Mexico plans meetings for new methane rules
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico environmental regulators say they will be reaching out to communities, environmental groups and industry to develop the state's first methane reduction...
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A proposal pushed by Louisiana's oil and gas industry to let refineries and other industrial plants keep some environmental violations secret fell a handful of votes short...
Ocasio-Cortez: No ‘middle ground’ on fighting climate change
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for the Green New Deal on Monday night, with the New York congresswoman saying there should be "no middle...
Democratic lawmakers deliver many of Polis’ priorities
DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers have delivered many of Gov. Jared Polis' first-term priorities, but minority Republicans also claimed some victories by the last day of the session Friday,...
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators are looking to crack down on air quality violations by energy companies operating in one of the nation's most productive oil and gas basins.
Colorado inspections at oil and gas sites showing results
DACONO, Colo. (AP) — State health inspectors equipped with infrared cameras dropped in unannounced on about 2,000 oil and gas operations across Colorado last year and found leaks of heat-trapping...
CEO of oil group sees no slowdown in US production
The U.S. oil and gas industry is praised by supporters for boosting America to the forefront of global production and attacked by critics who blame it for sowing doubt about the scientific...
Colorado lawmakers pass dramatic drilling rule changes
DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a measure that would dramatically change the way the state regulates its booming oil and gas industry, shifting the focus to...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado brewery has discontinued a beer named for former Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper after an anti-fracking group threatened a boycott.
Algeria’s shake-up raises questions about energy industry
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The man who ruled Algeria for 20 years has resigned under pressure from protesters unhappy about years of economic decline and accusations of corruption.
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Colorado House OKs bill prioritizing health in drilling
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democrat-controlled House approved legislation Friday that would require regulators to prioritize public safety and health in well drilling decisions affecting the state's...
New Mexico launches interactive map of methane emissions
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators have launched an online interactive map based on methane emissions from the oil and natural gas industry.
Wyoming ozone levels puzzle officials
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Joel Bousman wasn't sure if ozone would be a problem Friday, despite a warning from the state. The snow covered the sage brush and the wind was less than 10 miles per hour —...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — One of Louisiana's major oil and gas lobbying groups has elected its first female chair.
Gloria Moncada was selected for the leadership role at the Louisiana...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's changes to protections for the ground-dwelling sage grouse in the U.S. West (all times local):
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Senate has passed a contentious bill to grant more local control over oil and gas drilling operations.
The Democrat-controlled chamber voted 19-15 along party lines...
Norway’s $1 trillion fund to dump oil and gas shares
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, the biggest of its kind in the world, will begin dumping shares in oil and gas companies, but stopped short of barring major producers...
Colorado Dem leaders pledge sweeping change in oil-gas rules
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democratic-controlled state government promised dramatic and sweeping changes Thursday in the way the state regulates oil and gas drilling, saying public health and safety...
Study uses satellites to count flares near Eagle Ford Shale
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — Researchers at two California universities are studying the fiery flares that pock-mark drilling sites in the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas.
State land boss ready to ‘dance’ with oil industry
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Stephanie Garcia Richard has taken her place as the head of what is arguably one of the state's most powerful agencies, overseeing energy development on millions of acres of state trust land with the purpose of generating money to fund public education.
The challenge, she says, is balancing that pursuit with ensuring the state's lands remain productive.
Alaska jobs report shows some growth in oil, gas industry
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's oil and gas industry experienced modest growth last month as some sectors of the economy have continued shedding jobs, according to a state jobs report.
December employment numbers released Friday by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development show some losses from the recession are slowing, Alaska's Energy Desk reported .
Little taking applications for Idaho oil and gas commission
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little is accepting applications for a spot on the five-member Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Little made the announcement on Tuesday to fill the fifth spot on the commission that oversees oil and natural gas production in the state.
The commission is short one member after chairman Kevin Dickey resigned last week at Little's request.
Appeals court upholds California climate change measure
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has again rejected a challenge by the oil and gas industry to a key part of California's efforts to fight climate change.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday unanimously upheld the state's 2015 low carbon fuel standard requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
US lawmaker opposes drilling permit work during shutdown
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The oil and gas industry should not be spared the pain of the partial government shutdown, according to the chairman of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee.
Rep. Raul Grijalva (gri-HAWL-vah) on Tuesday sent a letter to Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt objecting to the department changing plans to allow employees to work on upcoming offshore lease sales, seismic permits and a five-year offshore oil and gas leasing plan in Alaska and elsewhere.
North Dakota oil group invests in worker training
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota sets oil production records, a local oil group is offering experienced oil workers a chance to advance their careers with the hope of increasing employee retention.
Colorado governor pushes local controls on oil-gas decisions
DENVER (AP) — Heads up, oil and gas executives.
New Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made it clear Thursday he intends to grant more local control in decisions about where and how the state's $32 billion oil and gas industry can drill and operate tank farms and other facilities.
Shortly after delivering his first State of the State speech, the Democratic governor acknowledged his advocacy of local influence on the state's chief regulatory body for oil and gas.
Economist predicts slowdown in Oklahoma’s energy industry
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City economist who studies the state's energy industry is predicting a significant slowdown in the coming year as a result of falling crude oil prices.
Dr. Russell Evans released his regular Energy Index report on Thursday that shows the first energy industry decline in eight months. The index measures the state's oil and gas industry and is a joint project of researchers at Oklahoma City University and industry trade groups.
Administration moves closer to opening Arctic refuge for oil
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved closer on Thursday to opening thousands of miles within Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas leasing, issuing a draft report that concluded the polar bears, caribou and other wildlife could safely share their untouched wilderness with oil and gas producers.
PESCO adding 180 jobs to Farmington plant and $75M expansion
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A company that designs and builds production equipment for the oil and gas industry is adding 180 jobs to its Farmington plant with plans for a $7.5 million expansion.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced Monday that PESCO is expanding because of a new assignment to build reactor units for BayoTech of Albuquerque.
The additional jobs will bring PESCO's workforce to 500.
The Latest: Nevada Democratic Sen. critical of grouse plan
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's efforts to ease drilling restrictions that were put in place to protect a declining bird species (all times local):
U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada is sharply criticizing the Trump administration's new move to ease land-use restrictions that were in place to protect the greater sage grouse across the West.
Sen. Cortez Masto bashes Trump’s easing of grouse protection
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is sharply criticizing the Trump administration's new move to ease land-use restrictions that were in place to protect the greater sage grouse across the West.
The Interior Department released documents Thursday that outline plans to open more public lands to oil and gas leasing and allow waivers for drilling to encroach into the habitat of the imperiled bird.