U.S. & International


Minnesota court affirms approval of Line 3 oil pipeline

Monday, June 14, 2021, 3:26 PM MDT

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed state regulators' key approvals of Enbridge Inc's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, in…

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Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China

Monday, June 14, 2021, 6:09 AM MDT

Leaders of the world's largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China's global…

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Judge blocks drilling plans in 2 states, citing bird habitat

Friday, June 11, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

A judge has halted plans for oil and gas drilling on vast areas of Wyoming and Montana, citing concerns about a sagebrush-dwelling bird. The…

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Alberta finance minister defends $1.3 billion loss on Keystone XL as 'calculated decision'

Friday, June 11, 2021, 5:50 AM MDT

Alberta's finance minister says the province's $1.3-billion investment of taxpayers' money in the now-defunct Keystone XL oil pipeline project was…

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Energy chief cites risk of cyberattacks crippling power grid

Monday, June 7, 2021, 6:20 AM MDT

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Sunday called for more public-private cooperation on cyber defenses and said U.S. adversaries already are capable…

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Pipeline foes gear up for large northern Minnesota protests

Monday, June 7, 2021, 6:12 AM MDT

Environmental and tribal groups opposed to Enbridge Inc.’s ongoing effort to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline are planning large…

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LNG makers get hint to go greener from U.S. energy secretary

Friday, June 4, 2021, 6:44 AM MDT

The days of promoting liquefied natural gas as “freedom gas” or “molecules of freedom” have ended at the U.S. Department…

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Crews clean up oil leaking from remains of Georgia shipwreck

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 6:18 AM MDT

Crews on the water and nearby beaches are cleaning up oil leaking from the remains of an overturned cargo ship being dismantled…

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Michigan responds on Line 5: 'This case is a state-law action through and through'

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 6:10 AM MDT

The dispute over the cross-border Line 5 pipeline is entirely for Michigan to deal with, the state's attorney general argues…

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Chevron keeps Venezuela foothold with U.S. sanctions waiver

Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

Chevron Corporation and top American oil-service companies won an extension to keep a limited presence in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions…

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Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska's Arctic refuge

Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 6:27 AM MDT

The Biden administration on Tuesday suspended oil and gas leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, reversing a drilling program approved by the Trump…

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LNG makers get hint to go greener from U.S. energy secretary

Sunday, May 30, 2021, 6:52 PM MDT

The days of promoting liquefied natural gas as “freedom gas” or “molecules of freedom” have ended at the U.S. Department…

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