Sen. Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota, a long-time Democratic supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline, also said to just wait until next year.» Read More
Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads.
Oil-by-rail shippers have mostly ignored U.S. government requests for data that aim to prevent mishaps, officials said on Friday.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
A top U.S. senator said a government office has the power to approve limited petroleum exports, and partly bypass a 40-year crude export ban.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple, R-N.D., explains how his state is attempting to improve natural gas production by capturing more than a third of the product that burns away.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple, R-N.D., discusses his state's success in creating jobs and reducing unemployment.
Lifting the ban on U.S. oil exports is the fastest way the drilling boom can counter Russia, Continental Resources' CEO will tell Congress.
If the pipeline isn't built, some experts say, "the most toxic fossil fuel on the planet" will still find its way to the surface. NBC News reports.
BNSF Railway plans to buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest industry standards.
Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS trying to obtain coverage under Obamacare are in danger of being thrown out of their insurance plan.
A Canadian National Railway train carrying fuel oil and other hazardous materials derailed and was leaking in southeast Mississippi on Friday, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents, officials said.
How does your state stack up when it comes to millionaire households? A new study crunches the numbers.
Recent accidents have analysts looking at companies that could be exposed to new rules governing oil shipments from the Bakken region.
The federal government issued a safety alert that crude oil being transported from the Bakken region may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude.
Two trains collided near Casselton, ND, on Monday afternoon and about 10 train cars were still engulfed in flames, a local sheriff said on Monday.
The Williston Brewing Company is asking Jim Cramer to host a show live from North Dakota. If he comes, the company says everyone will shave their heads and grow goatees. Cramer says "this is where the jobs are."
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.