Jan 17, 2014 The company is reporting weak profits. Shell says it was hit by higher exploration costs and lower oil and gas volumes.
Dec 31, 2013 An intense oil-train fire in North Dakota demonstrates the scale of damage possible when oil is moved by rail.
Dec 26, 2013 After a dismal experience in 2012, Shell took this year off from trying to drill in the Arctic Ocean. But drilling will come.
Dec 20, 2013 Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has tossed out a big part of a law that would have allowed gas companies drilling wells to ignore local restrictions.
Dec 12, 2013 Exxon and other oil companies say, “Heck, yes.”
Dec 11, 2013 Denmark and other countries are staking claims to the sea surrounding the North Pole, with an eye to oil exploration.
Dec 4, 2013 Dow Chemical says it’s shifting away from the commodity chemical market so much so that it may drop 'Chemical' from its name.
Reid R. Frazier
Nov 29, 2013 Cheap natural gas has made the U.S. one of the cheapest places to make plastics.
Nov 20, 2013 Resumption of exports from Libya, rising U.S. stockpiles, and the Iran talks are driving down oil prices.