U.S. & International


ConocoPhillips in talks to buy Concho Resources in big shale bet

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 6:50 AM MDT

ConocoPhillips is in talks to acquire rival Concho Resources Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, as one of…

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Israel’s OPC to invest $200 million in U.S. solar projects

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 6:31 AM MDT

Israel’s OPC Energy Ltd. will invest nearly $200 million in the “rapid growth” of a recently-acquired renewable energy business in…

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Oil site leaked gases uncontrollably for months, group says

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:31 AM MDT

An oil well site in the Permian Basin owned by a bankrupt shale producer has spewed polluting gases into the…

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Commodity trader makes rare call for more green regulations

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:26 AM MDT

The top oil executive at one of the world’s biggest commodity traders is calling for stricter regulations to force the…

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Energy Transfer CEO steps down, but stays on

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:21 AM MDT

Kelcy Warren, the Dallas billionaire known for controversial pipelines and aggressive dealmaking, is stepping down as chief executive officer of…

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The numbers behind Exxon’s support for a carbon tax

Friday, October 9, 2020, 6:16 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corporation is no longer the most valuable energy company in the U.S. That distinction now goes to NextEra…

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Europe’s fossil fuel firms not doing enough on emissions, funds say

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

None of Europe’s largest oil, gas and coal companies are on track to limit global warming to within 2 degrees…

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How the U.S. government can ramp up climate tech investment

Monday, October 5, 2020, 6:49 AM MDT

The last couple of weeks have brought a steady stream of new pledges to achieve net-zero carbon emissions within the…

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Chile mulls financial aid for green hydrogen projects

Monday, October 5, 2020, 6:36 AM MDT

Chile’s government is considering ways to boost the attractiveness of green-hydrogen projects as the biggest copper-producing nation strives to become…

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Small pipeline, large worries for some South Carolina residents

Monday, October 5, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

The land agent who arrived at Reatha Jefferson's door in May, unannounced and unmasked in the middle of the pandemic,…

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Permit in hand, entrepreneur advances Alaska-Alberta railway

Friday, October 2, 2020, 7:09 AM MDT

The team behind the proposed Alaska to Alberta railway aims to start prep work for construction in December, with a…

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Oil refiner Marathon says 12% of workforce affected in jobs cull

Thursday, October 1, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is slashing its workforce as the largest independent U.S. oil refiner adjusts to gasoline demand that’s showing no…

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