9 states weigh ALEC-backed plan targeting protesters
In September, more than two dozen people were arrested after they dangled from a bridge over the Houston Ship Channel, disrupting traffic in one of the biggest energy ports in the country.
Groups challenge FERC approval of gas export terminal
Environmentalists and residents have sued to block a liquefied natural gas terminal scheduled to be built in Brownsville, Texas, saying it would pollute the region's air and damage the fishing and tourism industries.
Gas flaring not as bad as reported — study
Texas' natural gas flaring is not as big a problem as some critics have portrayed it, one of the state's top energy regulators said yesterday in addressing a controversy with implications for greenhouse gas emissions and his own political career.
3 oil and gas fights to watch
Pennsylvania, New Mexico and Oklahoma are battling some of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. oil and gas industry in their legislatures this month, including how to cope with a drilling surge, oversee oil field wastewater disposal and regulate pipelines that are angering local communities.
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BP's carbon plan: Are Exxon and Chevron next?
BP PLC's plan to cut the greenhouse gas emissions from its oil and gas operations will put pressure on the rest of the energy industry, particularly big American companies, to make similar commitments.