Elderly Man Sentenced To Prison For Fake Oil Well Scheme In TexasAn 80-year-old man is headed to prison for running a fraudulent oil well scheme that cost investors nearly $2 million.
3rd Worker Dies Of Injuries From Central Texas Oil Well Blowout Last WeekThe worker was injured in Wednesday's blowout at a Chesapeake Energy well site near Deanville, about 75 miles east of Austin.
BP Approves Expansion Of Gulf Oil ProjectBP has approved a $1.3 billion expansion at one of its oil projects in the Gulf of Mexico and discovered an additional 1.4 billion barrels at two of them.
State Doesn't Have $165 Million To Plug Abandoned WellsThe bust in the energy industry has left Texas with nearly 10,000 abandoned wells that need plugging and the Railroad Commission doesn't have the money to do it.
9 Deaths Lead To Warning About Inhaling Chemicals At Oil Well SitesAll of the deaths involved workers at crude production tanks. Colorado and North Dakota each had three deaths and Texas, Oklahoma and Montana each had one death.
Duke Study: Methane May Leak Into Drinking Water Near Gas WellsOn Monday, 15 Dish residents watched their tiny city become the first to ask the state to force gas producers to cut air emissions.