The New York health department selected a panel a number of experts from three universities, George Washington, UCLA and the Colorado School of Public Heath, to review a state study on the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, The Associated Press reports.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it has reopened a pipeline in the oil-rich southern delta and has lifted a month-old production warning on its supplies to Nigeria's liquefied natural gas plant.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A half mile below the ground at Prudhoe Bay, above the vast oil field that helped trigger construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline, a drill rig has tapped what might one day be the next big energy source.
According to researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, water quality problems in the Mongahela River in Pennsylvania, believed linked to natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, are on the decline, The Associated Press reports.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a $341 million expansion of Williams Partners LP's Transco natural gas pipeline, set to expand its reach in the Northeast over the next year, The Associated Press reports.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's energy minister arrived in Egypt on Tuesday for two days of talks aimed at resuming natural gas supply to the kingdom, after months of disruption some have blamed on the new, Islamist-led government in Cairo.
House Republicans contend the Nuclear Regulatory Commission tripled space at its headquarters by using an appropriations bill to get around the congressional authorization process, the Washington Business Journal reports.
House Natural Resources Chairman Doc Hastings and ranking Democratic Rep. Ed Markey called on the Interior Department to extend the public comment period for its proposed public lands hydraulic fracturing rule, FuelFix reports.
Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., was endorsed by 20 Democrats to replace Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., as ranking member on the House Natural Resources Committee should Markey win election to the Senate, Politico reports.