California Stands To Lose Money As Trump Administration Gives Companies Breaks On Oil-Extraction RoyaltiesThe Trump administration has started giving energy companies temporary breaks on royalties they must pay for oil and gas extracted from federal lands because of the coronavirus pandemic.
China Is Going Easy On American Oil (For Now). Here's WhyUS oil has so far been spared China's tariff wrath even as the deepening trade war ensnares other American commodities.
California Offshore Oil Platform To Be DecommissionedA Southern California offshore oil platform will be decommissioned and its operator is seeking bankruptcy protection, nearly two years after the platform was idled when an onshore pipeline ruptured and spilled a massive amount of oil into the ocean, the state and company said Monday.
Gov. Brown Seeks Permanent Ban On Offshore DrillingGov. Jerry Brown wants President Barack Obama to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling in the state.
Drill, Baby, Drill? Election Reignites Offshore-Oil DebateThe controversy over drilling for oil in the Atlantic Ocean has been reignited by the election of Donald Trump, and environmentalists and coastal businesses say it could be the first major fault line that divides them from the new president.
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Saudi Oil Minister: Low Oil Prices To Continue Until Smaller Producers Forced OutSaudi Arabia's oil minister says production cuts to boost oil prices won't work, and that instead the market should be allowed to work even if that forces some operators out of business.
Experts Investigating Root Cause Of High Gas Prices In CaliforniaA state panel is meeting Monday to investigate why California gas prices are consistently higher than the national average and whether state lawmakers can do anything about it.
Gas Prices Nationwide Plunge 14 Cents Over Past 2 weeksThe average price of gasoline has plunged 14 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.91 a gallon.
Gas Prices Still Falling As Crude Oil Costs NosediveThe price of gasoline nationwide keeps dropping.
GM Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles That Could Leak Oil And Catch FireFor the third time in seven years, General Motors is recalling cars that can leak oil and catch fire, in some instances damaging garages and homes.
Fire Started By Oil-Soaked Rags Spreads To Carmichael HomeA Carmichael home was damaged by fire this morning when oil-soaked rags caught fire.
Company Hopes To Remove Ruptured Oil Pipeline Near California Coast On TuesdayOfficials from Plains All American Pipeline say they hope the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California Coast can be removed for investigation by Tuesday.
Company That Owns Pipe That Leaked Oil Along Coast Downgrades Leak EstimatePlains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.
Finding Cause Of Coastal Oil Spill Could Take MonthsThe company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday.