U.S. & International


U.S. Senate blueprint is lauded as potentially historic climate legislation

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 6:51 AM MDT

The $3.5 trillion budget framework the Senate narrowly passed early Wednesday sets the stage for a deluge of spending on…

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Norway parties brace for oil showdown as UN report fuels debate

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 6:34 AM MDT

With a month to go before elections in Norway, the UN’s landmark climate report issued Monday is fuelling debate on oil…

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Shell to pay $110 million to end 30-year Nigeria oil spill case

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 1:40 PM MDT

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s Nigerian unit agreed to pay a community in the West African country more than $110 million…

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Biden’s OPEC plea shows how cheap fuel fixation imperils climate

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 1:37 PM MDT

President Joe Biden has pledged to wean the U.S. off of fossil fuels, and never has that call been more…

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Permian Basin gets vote of confidence with infrastructure plan

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 7:06 AM MDT

The region at the heart of the once-booming U.S. shale industry is signalling confidence in a nascent recovery after the…

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Saudi Aramco follows big oil rivals with profit surge

Monday, August 9, 2021, 6:24 AM MDT

Saudi Aramco followed its Big Oil competitors with bumper earnings, boosted by a recovery in oil and chemical prices. The…

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Shale-oil output forecasts may fall victim to driller discipline

Monday, August 9, 2021, 5:56 AM MDT

Shale drillers are showing so much financial self-discipline that next year’s oil-production forecasts may be in peril, according to Tudor,…

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Texas oil regulator floats tax credits for natural gas projects

Friday, August 6, 2021, 6:43 AM MDT

The natural gas industry should receive tax incentives similar to those provided for renewable energy projects, according to one of…

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U.S. automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles

Friday, August 6, 2021, 6:23 AM MDT

Declaring the U.S. must “move fast'' to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment…

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Company fined $35M in North Dakota drilling wastewater spill

Friday, August 6, 2021, 6:13 AM MDT

An oil company that waited more than five months to investigate and report a 2014 pipeline spill in North Dakota that discharged…

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Line 3 pipeline opponents file suit on behalf of wild rice

Friday, August 6, 2021, 6:09 AM MDT

Opponents of Enbridge Inc's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota are taking a novel legal approach to try to halt…

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Nuclear talks enter danger zone as powers await word from Iran

Thursday, August 5, 2021, 6:52 AM MDT

The climate has turned gloomy around world powers’ talks with Iran to revive a frayed nuclear accord, as a new…

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