Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.» Read More
CHICAGO, June 23- Despite the incendiary conflict in Iraq that last week sent the benchmark price of Brent crude oil to more than $115 a barrel, a nine-month high, U.S. stock markets largely shrugged off the oil threat, hitting record closing highs last week.
The recovery is taking hold. Companies are hiring. State finances are looking up. Time for things to get nasty as states vie for business.
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U.S. companies moving crude via rail must tell states when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the Transportation Secretary said.
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.