U.S. & International


Climate activists hail budget spending on clean energy

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 6:40 AM MDT

Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments'' in…

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Oil refiners in China log another record in challenge to U.S.

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 6:25 AM MDT

Chinese oil companies processed a record volume of crude in June, offering further signs that Asia’s largest economy may surpass…

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U.S. oilfield service jobs slow to recover pandemic losses

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 7:03 AM MDT

American drillers have restored less than 20 per cent of the oilfield services jobs lost due to the pandemic, with…

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Biden seeks to cut energy storage costs by 90% within decade

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 6:41 AM MDT

The Biden administration announced Wednesday an ambitious goal of cutting the cost of energy storage by 90 per cent within…

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Refiner seeks bankruptcy after EPA orders shutdown

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 6:35 AM MDT

An oil refinery that was once one of the largest in North America filed for bankruptcy after a series of environmental breaches…

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U.S. oil consumption surging with industry firing at full blast

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 6:22 AM MDT

America’s oil demand has soared to new heights in a remarkable turnaround from just a year ago when the pandemic…

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IEA warns of much tighter oil market unless OPEC+ boosts supply

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 6:28 AM MDT

Global oil markets are set to “tighten significantly” unless the OPEC+ alliance resolves its standoff and agrees to increase production,…

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Oil prices loom over Biden bid to throttle drilling rights sales

Monday, July 12, 2021, 6:27 AM MDT

The Biden administration is preparing to release a blueprint for limiting sales of U.S. drilling rights that falls short of…

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CEOs join EU lawmakers in urge for massive clean energy push

Friday, July 9, 2021, 7 AM MDT

A group of 40 European Union lawmakers and chief executives across the industry called on the bloc’s top officials to…

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Large-scale U.S. solar growth to top wind for first time in 2022

Friday, July 9, 2021, 6:52 AM MDT

Growth in large-scale U.S. solar capacity is projected to exceed that of wind next year for the first time. That’s…

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North Dakota sues feds over oil, gas lease sale suspension

Friday, July 9, 2021, 6:13 AM MDT

North Dakota has sued the Biden administration over its suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water, saying the move…

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U.S. projects modest oil output increase in 2021 despite high prices

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 6:52 AM MDT

The U.S. sees limited domestic oil production growth through next year despite rising oil prices and rebounding demand. Oil explorers…

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