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.
Protesters Cleared From Dakota Access Oil Pipeline CampDozens of people have been arrested as authorities in North Dakota cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year.
Texas Easing Out Of Downturn, Oil Association Leader SaysTexas' oil and natural gas industry added 4,700 new jobs between September and December last year and is starting to "ease out of the dramatic downturn."
Judge To Hear Arguments On Dakota Access Pipeline Work A federal judge in Washington, D.C., is hearing arguments on whether to stop work on the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline until a legal battle with American Indian tribes is resolved.
Army To Allow Completion Of Dakota Access PipelineThe Army intends to allow the crossing under Lake Oahe as early as Wednesday.
Workers Remove About One-Fifth Of Iowa Diesel Pipeline SpillAn underground pipeline that runs through multiple Midwestern states has leaked an estimated 138,000 gallons of diesel fuel, according to the company that owns it, Magellan Midstream Partners.
What's Next For The Dakota Access, Keystone XL Pipelines?President Donald Trump's executive actions on the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines are aimed at turning the disputed projects into reality, but it's not clear how quickly that might happen.
Trump Takes Executive Action On Oil PipelinesPresident Donald Trump is expected to take executive action Tuesday to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines.
Exxon Mobil To Buy Bass Family's Holdings In Permian BasinOil and gas giant Exxon Mobil Corp. is buying the Bass family's Permian Basin holdings in a more than $6 billion stock and cash deal.
Oil Slump Socks Texas Budget, Making Spending Cuts LikelyA prolonged oil slump is leaving Texas with a grim spending forecast, and one top Republican lawmaker says budget cuts are now certain.
Coast Guard Battling Fire On Oil Platform In Gulf of MexicoThe Coast Guard says it's responding to a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.
Perry Would Bring Oil Industry Ties To Energy Department Former Gov. Rick Perry has close ties to the Texas oil industry. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Energy secretary also has roles in two companies pushing for the proposed 1,200-mile crude oil pipeline that has stoked mass protests in North Dakota.

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