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.
There are fears over contaminated drinking water. New state records show that California regulators have authorized gas and oil companies to inject wastewater into thousands of protected aquifers.
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.
At a Bonfair gas station in Fairfield, the price recently dropped to $1.97. The Arco up the road says it plans to do the same next week to stay competitive.
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.
Federal officials in charge of overseeing the drilling of new oil wells on public land in California let three years pass without inspecting some high-priority sites, according to public records.
The average price per gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has dropped 3 ½ cents over the past two weeks.
Oil and gas drillers that use a technique known as fracking would face new rules in California under legislation sent to the governor’s desk Wednesday.
The attorney for the pilot of an empty oil tanker that side-swiped the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says his client met the standards of his profession during difficult circumstances.
The growing concern over hydraulic fracturing, the technology that has led to an oil and gas boom in many parts of the country, has caught the attention of California lawmakers as companies seek to expand production in the San Joaquin Valley oil fields.