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Opponents Carve Anti-Pipeline Message Into Field

Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Nebraska field in the project’s path.

04/13/2014

A general view of an oil refinery.  (credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Flint Hills Says North Pole Refinery Will Close

The company that owns North Pole Refinery announced Tuesday it’s closing the facility.

02/04/2014

Experts estimate 13 percent of the world's untapped oil reserves may lie beneath the melting Arctic ice. (Getty Images)

Nations Vie For Clout In Arctic; U.S. Far From Lead

Critics say the U.S. is lagging behind Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Canada and Denmark in securing Arctic Ocean rights.

01/01/2014

President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 20, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pushes More Oil Production To Clean Up Coal

America’s newest, most expensive coal-fired power plant is hailed as one of the cleanest on the planet, thanks to government-backed technology that removes carbon dioxide and keeps it out of the atmosphere.

12/23/2013

A gas flare is seen at an oil well site on July 26, 2013 outside Williston, N.D. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Passes Bills Aimed At Speeding Up Drilling For Oil, Gas On Public Lands

The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.

11/21/2013

File photo of a gas station. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

National Average For Gallon Of Gas Falls Below $3.50 For First Time Since February

Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation spots for the Fourth of July.

07/03/2013

File photo of a protester arguing against fracking. (credit: Getty Images)

Interior Issues New Fracking Rule On Public Land

The Obama administration said Thursday it will require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

05/16/2013

File photo of a drone. (credit: KORAL CARBALLO/AFP/GettyImages)

Drone Industry Worries About Privacy Backlash

It’s a good bet that in the not-so-distant future aerial drones will be part of Americans’ everyday lives, performing countless useful functions.

03/29/2013

President Barack Obama waves as he makes his way to meet with the House Democratic Caucus on March 14, 2013 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pushes For More Research To Wean Automobiles Off Oil

President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to authorize more federally funded research into clean energy technologies that can wean automobiles off oil.

03/15/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

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