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.
Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens and his fourth wife, Madeleine, are filing for divorce.
The City of Dallas is offering residents a free ticket to the State Fair of Texas, as long as you you don’t mind a little grease.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Energy companies have reoccupied nearly 400 of the production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico that were abandoned in advance of Hurricane Isaac, though oil production remains almost entirely shut down. […]
As a rule, gasoline prices typically begin to fall after Labor Day, but Isaac may put a kink in that.
Both city officials and residents of Farmersville in Collin County are concerned over the proposed new use of a 36 year old oil and natural gas pipeline.
Critics of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, believe it harms the environment. Industry leaders insist it is safe.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won’t cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.
The federal government is set to sell off oil and natural gas leases in the central Gulf of Mexico — off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
The original version of the TV show, “Dallas” painted a tall tale of cowboy hats, big ranches and oil tycoons with Texas twangs. Does that image persist?
Exxon Mobil’s CEO had a good year in 2011 — compensation valued at $25.2 million. Shareholders did as well, and they’re supporting the oil giant’s pay program.
Exxon said that it will spend about $185 billion over the next five years to find more oil and natural gas to meet an expected increase in energy demand.