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.
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.
A geyser of oil sprayed onto buildings and puddled in knee-high pools of crude in L.A. streets after a valve on a high-pressure pipeline failed Thursday.
A portion of a Los Angeles freeway has been reopened after a fiery tanker truck crash seriously injured the driver, prompted evacuation of nearby homes, and snarled traffic for hours.
Authorities say two people were injured after a big rig went over a freeway embankment and caught fire in the city of Commerce.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Crews have spent the weekend cleaning up hundreds of gallons of crude oil that bubbled up from a break in an underground pipeline on Goldenwest Street Friday.
Crews are cleaning up 700 gallons of oil after it was spilled into Long Beach harbor.
Authorities are investigating the cause of an oil spill of an estimated 1,000 gallons of crude oil that seeped onto Figueroa Street in the Harbor Gateway area.