U.S. & International


Minnesota Supreme Court delivers blow to Line 3 opponents

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:39 AM MDT

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal by opponents of Enbridge Inc.’s Line 3 oil pipeline, letting stand…

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Interior plans sales of drilling rights after judge’s ruling

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:29 AM MDT

The Biden administration moved Tuesday to resume selling oil and gas drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico and throughout…

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BP, PetroChina spin out Iraq’s Rumaila field into new company

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:26 AM MDT

BP plc and PetroChina Co. formed a joint venture to manage the giant Rumaila field in Iraq, an operating structure…

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Oil spill from power station spreads along Syria’s coast

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:12 AM MDT

A massive oil spill caused by leakage from a power plant inside one of Syria’s oil refineries is spreading along the coast of the…

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‘Distressed’ crude from Venezuela, Iran stacks up off Singapore

Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

Oil stored in ships has been stacking up off key Asian ports as a crackdown in China on private crude…

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State oil companies take their first ungainly steps toward climate neutrality

Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 6:08 AM MDT

Petroleos Mexicanos left investors with more questions than answers after it announced in late July that it would be disclosing…

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Gazprom says controversial Russian pipe can ship gas in 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021, 7:16 AM MDT

A controversial Russian pipeline to Europe can deliver its first batches of natural gas to Germany this year, according to…

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Alaska ruling shows Big Oil’s uphill battle in climate-fears era

Friday, August 20, 2021, 6:55 AM MDT

Even the climate-conscious Biden administration supported ConocoPhillips’s $6 billion oil development on Alaska’s Northern Slope, but that couldn’t stop a…

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Norway’s $1.4 trillion wealth fund puts oil stocks on notice

Friday, August 20, 2021, 6:52 AM MDT

The sovereign wealth fund of Norway, which manages $1.4 trillion in assets, said there are oil companies in its portfolio…

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Climate impact of coal sales from U.S. lands scrutinized

Friday, August 20, 2021, 6:41 AM MDT

U.S. officials launched a review Thursday of climate damage and other impacts from coal mining on public lands as the…

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Don’t count on LNG to save Europe from a winter gas crunch

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 7:03 AM MDT

Europe’s vast network of liquefied natural gas terminals can’t save it from a winter supply crunch. LNG supplies entering European…

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ConocoPhillips Alaska project voided by judge

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 6:32 AM MDT

The Trump administration’s approval of a ConocoPhillips oil field project on Alaska’s Northern Slope was rescinded by a federal judge…

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