A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana’s coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said.
The median salary for an entry level chemical engineer in Houston is about $67,800 per year, according to Salary.com. Chemical engineers with 8 to 10 years of experience have a median salary of $123,000.
Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
An oil field worker in South Texas has died after falling while near the top of a 50-foot rig.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
A recent study has found that, since 2011, over 600,000 jobs have been created in America by the oil and gas industry.
U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest producer.