OIL AND GAS
Sinkhole threatens N.M. town, but who should pay to fix it?
CARLSBAD, N.M. — Sometime soon — maybe in four years, maybe in 24 years, maybe in a few days — it's very likely that an underground cavern at the edge of this small town will collapse.
Industry wants crackdown on crooks in the oil patch
Texas oil producers are trying to convince state lawmakers to impose tougher penalties for oil field theft, which the industry says drains hundreds of millions of dollars from companies every year.
Neb. sets May meeting on pipeline route
Nebraska regulators have scheduled a public meeting next month on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
N.D. loosens reporting standards for oil spills
North Dakota has rolled back part of its strict reporting requirements for oil spills, just over three years after they were enacted.
Majorities oppose Trump policies on border wall, climate — poll
Almost two-thirds of voters disapprove of President Trump's signature plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, and even larger numbers disagree with his approach to climate change, according to a poll released yesterday.