The oil company temporarily ceased operations last week after Santa Barbara County rejected its emergency application to truck oil to refineries, spokesman Richard Keil said.
A recent string of earthquakes to hit the Southland recently have not been related to drilling at a controversial Inglewood oil field, according to scientists.
Scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.
“I’m hardly the first person to post something late at night and cringe at myself in the morning,” Raymond Dussault says.
The Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a controversial oil and gas drilling practice.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to halt proposed oil drilling in Whittier Hills – but the long-running battle is far from over.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California’s first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
Hermosa Beach is debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after the Southern California beach town first banned them.
U.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California’s central coast.
Crews are expected to begin utility work along Sepulveda Boulevard in Westwood starting Monday and officials are warning motorists to expect delays.
Residents are bitterly divided over the city’s plans to drill for oil on land that had initially been purchased as a nature preserve to drive away potential drillers.
An effort to scope out potentially untapped oil fields in the Southland was underway just as drivers revved up their engines for the long holiday weekend.
A local college professor is leading the charge to tax every drop of crude oil pumped in California.