Exxon's 3Q Profit Jumps 50 Percent, Beating ForecastsBuoyed by higher oil prices, Exxon Mobil reported Friday that third-quarter profit jumped 50 percent from a year ago to nearly $4 billion.
EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Official Says Texas Gas Supply Recovering After HarveyA Texas official says the state's gasoline supply is recovering quickly after shortages he blames on hoarding and panic buying due to Harvey.
Nation's Biggest Refinery In Port Arthur Starts Revving UpThe nation's largest oil refinery is starting to reboot after shutting down ahead of Harvey's onslaught.
Consumers Should Be Aware Of Gasoline Price GougingAs drivers create a run at gas stations across North Texas, some people wonder about the higher than normal prices at the pumps.
Energy Sec. Perry Taps U.S. Petroleum ReservesEnergy Department Secretary Rick Perry has moved to tap the strategic petroleum reserves to help relieve the gasoline shortages due to storm-related refinery shutdowns in south Texas.
Shell, Exxon Say Some Pollution Released As Storm Hit TexasPollutants have been released from refineries operated by Exxon, Shell and other companies as torrential rains damaged storage tanks and other industrial facilities on the Texas Coast.
Harvey Could Have Deep Impact On Texas Oil, U.S. EconomyMassive flooding caused by Harvey along Texas' refinery-rich coast could have long-standing and far-reaching consequences for the state's oil and gas industry and the larger U.S. economy.
Hurricane Harvey Closes Key Oil, Gas Operations In TexasKey oil and gas facilities along the Texas Gulf Coast have temporarily shut down as Hurricane Harvey pounds the region with torrential rain and high winds, virtually assuring gasoline prices will rise in the storm's aftermath.
After Dismal 2016, Shale Gas Drillers Begin To Turn A CornerNatural gas producers drilled 397 shale wells through the first six months of 2017, more than twice the number they sank in the same period last year.
Oil Rig Worker Killed When Block Falls From RigA 43-year-old oil rig worker was killed when a snatch block weighing about 1½ tons fell from the rig and hit him.