MEXICO CITY, Oct 9- Mexico expects preliminary findings from a probe into Volkswagen's compliance with emissions standards within three months, the environment minister said on Friday, adding the review will include gasoline-fueled cars as well as diesel. Mexico announced last month it was investigating whether Volkswagen cars complied with emissions...» Read More
Billion-dollar oil rigs are starting to see a tremendous amount of financial strain due to the enormous amount of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.
A Florida contractor demonstrates how hay could be an effective way of soaking up some of the oil from the BP well spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP's CEO Tony Hayward is trying to put the best spin on the spill, targeting the American public and investors. Is Hawyard doing enough to fix the problem? Share your opinion in our poll.
Anger over the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico is spilling into streets as protests are organized at BP’s offices and gas stations around the country.
In spite of theories that BP may not survive the financial after-effects of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a securities attorney told CNBC Thursday he believes the oil giant has the fiscal resources to do so.
A microbial product called HTP, derived from peat moss, could "literally eat the oil" in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the CEO of a company that sells it.
There are more tech gadgets available than ever before, and many of them are going into your car's dashboard. Should they? Share your opinion in our poll.
The chatter began weeks ago as armchair engineers brainstormed for ways to stop the torrent of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico: What about nuking the well? The NYT reports.
Since the Deepwater Horizon rig leased by BP caught fire and sank on April 20, natural gas prices have gone up, and gone down and now seem headed north again.
Seizing on a disastrous oil spill to advance his agenda, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called on Congress to roll back billions of dollars in tax breaks for oil and send him a clean-energy bill that would help the nation end its "fossil fuel addiction" for good.
Cramer thinks the spill is serious, but has hope for oil service plays.
A Washington, DC company called First Line Technology has developed a product that could help in the clean up of the Gulf oil spill. It's just one of several ideas from private entrepreneurs hoping to assist in the effort.
President Barack Obama says an independent commission investigating the Gulf oil spill will thoroughly examine the disaster and its causes to ensure that the nation never faces such a catastrophe again.
Gas prices could climb higher than $5 a gallon by 2012 and oil companies could move exploration to other countries if the Obama administration’s suspension of offshore drilling continues for six months, John Hofmeister, a BP consultant and former Shell executive told CNBC Tuesday.
These industry, government, and Hollywood heavyweights have created the Green Products Innovation Institute, a new non-profit think tank that will help manufacturers find safer alternatives to toxic chemicals used in their products.
As effort after effort to stop the giant leak in the Gulf of Mexico fail, we want to know where you think BP will stand one year from now. Share your opinion in our poll.
BP resumed pumping drilling fluid into a stricken oil well after stopping late Wednesday when engineers saw that too much of the fluid was escaping along with the leaking crude oil, the NYT reports.
As the Gulf Coast battles the worst oil spill in U.S. history, residents are also bracing for what forecasters predict will be the most active hurricane season in recent years.
Widely thought of as something a household does on its own, installing solar panels is becoming a group project in some communities across the US. Neighbors can share information, vet installers together, and in some cases, drive down the retail cost of solar installations.
Republican Congressman Charles Boustany of Louisiana says the Obama administration move is a" knee-jerk" reaction to the BP oil spill disaster.