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.
In one week, gas prices have jumped 12 cents, and as they continue to climb, a California lawmaker is proposing a new tax to be paid on every barrel of crude oil produced in the state.
A panicked woman with a baby was forced to pull over when a car she had just bought caught fire on the freeway.
Chevron Corp. has paid about $10 million and has begun what’s being termed “corrective actions” after a fire last summer at its Richmond refinery, company officials said.
Oil derricks are a common sight in Southern California, but they’re slowly making their way north. Many believe they could be the solution to the state’s ongoing budget crisis.
CBS13 investigates the newest strategy to get oil that could mean wells soon popping up in your neighborhood.
The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
California has set a state record for gasoline prices — but the hikes may be slowing.