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.
Judge: No Deposition From State Official In Climate CaseA federal judge in Texas reversed course on Monday and canceled a scheduled deposition from a Massachusetts official who is looking into whether Exxon Mobil misled the public about the impact of fossil fuels on climate change.
Spokesman Offers Few Clues On Trump's Pipeline StanceDonald Trump isn't offering many clues about how his administration will act regarding the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline. A spokesman said that he will review the situation "and make the appropriate determination."
Federal Government Blocks Dakota Access Oil Pipeline RouteThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters