OIL AND GAS
Wary of Biden win, drillers rush for permits
Drillers in the largest onshore U.S. oil and gas field are rushing to secure permits ahead of a potential Joe Biden presidency, analysts say, reflecting industry uncertainty about the November election.
Bernhardt's Alaska, ANWR drilling adviser leaves post
Steve Wackowski, the senior adviser to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt on Alaskan affairs, has left the Trump administration to work for the state of Alaska.
BP makes $1.1B bet on offshore wind projects
BP PLC's $1.1 billion investment in offshore wind yesterday is another example of the oil industry's expanding interest in big electricity projects.
N.J. lawmakers want to pull offshore wind farm's approval
The president of the New Jersey Senate has asked regulators to rescind approval of a major offshore wind development off the coast of Atlantic City, surprising the developer, which heard of the complaint through media reports.
In a quest for carbon-zero, BP buys into U.S. offshore wind
BP PLC will pay $1.1 billion for a stake in U.S. offshore wind assets being developed by Norway's Equinor ASA, marking the storied oil company's first leap into the industry as it chases ambitious carbon-neutral goals.