Skull and crossbones warning preceded deadly rig blowout
Two days before a blowout and fire on an Oklahoma oil rig killed five men, the rig superintendent received an emailed report warning him the device that drives the blowout preventer was in bad shape.
Texas plan could streamline disposal permitting
Texas oil and gas regulators are working on a proposal to streamline permitting of waste disposal wells in areas that are prone to earthquakes.
Smart Sectors to meet with oil, mining officials tomorrow
EPA officials will be meeting in Bismarck, N.D., tomorrow with people from the mining and oil and gas industries as part of the Trump administration's "Smart Sectors" initiative.
State regulation review group partners with agency
EPA has entered into an agreement with an organization that reviews the effectiveness of state oil and gas regulators, but the two organizations left it for the future to decide what they will do together.
EPA fulfills Pruitt promise on investigation 'best practices'
The Trump administration is telling EPA officials to streamline an investigative practice, fulfilling a promise by former agency head Scott Pruitt to oil producers who had complained.