Top News & Analysis Montana

  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 85,000 barrels per day in September, to a record 8.77 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast in its monthly drilling productivity report on Monday. The largest change is expected in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, where output is seen...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 85,000 barrels per day in September, to a record 8.77 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in its monthly drilling productivity report on Monday. The largest change is forecast in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, where output is expected to...

  • Aug 11- A boy accidentally killed by his father during a fishing trip in Montana. A woman dead and her husband behind bars after a single gunshot in a Dallas hotel room. During the week bookended by mass shootings in Gilroy, California; El Paso, Texas; and Dayton, Ohio, in which gunmen killed 34 people, hundreds of others were shot to death across 47 U.S. states, according to...

  • KXL would run from an oil hub at Hardisty, Alberta, to Steele City, Nebraska, where it would join TC Energy's existing Keystone pipeline system. It faces a pending Nebraska Supreme Court decision related to the pipeline's route and a lawsuit by two Native American communities in Montana. In 2017, TC Energy scrapped plans for the C $12 billion cross-country Energy...

  • Mike Petters,  Huntington Ingalls Industries CEO with workers.

    Workers in lower-income and underserved communities often lack college degrees and industry certificates needed to compete for good jobs. Apprenticeship programs in states including North Carolina, Mississippi and Rhode Island are closing the gap.

  • Parents hold baby's hands.  Happy family in park evening

    Analyzing the data from the CNBC America's Top States for Business study, we reveal the 10 states that get the highest marks for low crime, inclusiveness, a strong health system and a healthy environment.

  • US State Politics Or Business Concept: Montana Flag Wall With Plaster, Texture

    The quality of life is grand here, but a sluggish, low-tech economy completes the picture.

  • GENEVA, June 27- India won a World Trade Organization challenge to solar industry incentives in eight U.S. states on Thursday, although the United States told the panel the ruling would have little or no impact. India brought the dispute to the WTO in 2016 after a successful U.S. challenge to India's own solar power policies, which Washington said had cut U.S. solar...

  • June 19- Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis- based retailer's technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy store in the United States. Apple also carries out repairs at its stores, but there are several U.S. states- including Vermont, West Virginia, both Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming- with no...

  • June 12- The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub- $500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar. The tremendous cost of lidar- prices for individual sensors currently range from about $6,000 to more than $100,000- is one of...

  • A cowboy with his horse.

    "It's the heartland, especially the Midwest and the Great Plains, where most of the best states for homeowners are found," the report says

  • June 11- Talen Energy said it will retire two units at its Colstrip coal-fired power plant in Montana at the end of 2019 for economic reasons. That planned retirement is about two and a half years earlier than previously expected. "We have been unsuccessful in making the units economically viable," Dale Lebsack, Talen Montana president, said in a release.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP Plc to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered. The justices took up Atlantic Richfield Co's...

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than what federal environmental officials had ordered. Atlantic Richfield already has spent $470...

  • WASHINGTON, May 29- A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land. Pena's letter came in reaction to a draft environmental assessment by the Interior Department's...

  • Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana, speaks at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, May 1, 2017.

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has pressed issues including expanded health care, early childhood education and wage equality in his red state.

  • Montana Governor Steve Bullock

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 3- Pipeline company TransCanada Corp said on Friday it has changed its name to TC Energy, to reflect the expansion of its business beyond Canada to the United States and Mexico. Calgary- based TC Energy has been struggling to make progress in building new oil export pipelines out of western Canada. In 2017, TC Energy scrapped plans for the C $12...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Aeva Inc, a startup company founded by former Apple Inc engineers Soroush Salehian and Mina Rezk, has signed a sensor-system deal with an Audi-owned unit that is working on self-driving technology for Volkswagen AG. Aeva said on Wednesday that Audi's AID-Autonomous Intelligent Driving unit, a center of excellence for Volkswagen...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Aeva Inc, a startup company founded by former Apple Inc and Nikon Corp engineers, has signed a sensor-system deal with an Audi-owned unit that is working on self-driving technology for Volkswagen AG. Aeva said on Wednesday that Audi's AID-Autonomous Intelligent Driving unit, a center of excellence for Volkswagen autonomous driving...