Railroad Commission chief's ouster raises open meetings question
The head of Texas' oil and gas regulator resigned this week under pressure from one of the elected officials she reports to, touching off a dispute over whether her dismissal had been properly handled.
Executive director apparently gone from Railroad Commission
The head of Texas' oil and gas regulator may have been pushed out of her job, touching off a political spat between two elected officials who oversee the agency.
N.D.'s oil bust may have tapered off, state says
North Dakota's oil production appears to have stabilized after more than two years of decline, and it could provide some relief to the state budget.
Filing shows spill at Arkema plant before it caught fire
The chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, that caught fire in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey experienced a chemical spill more than a day before the fire broke out, according to a regulatory filing.
Delaware River group may ban fracking, allow waste disposal
The multistate agency that has blocked natural gas development in part of northeastern Pennsylvania could move this week to make the ban permanent, but allow waste disposal from the gas industry.