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.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
An explosion at a large refinery in the South Bay will likely cause a ripple effect at the gas pump with prices predicted to increase.
State oil and gas regulators on Monday released a plan they sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing the state back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water requirements.
Oil companies in California have been allowed to dump waste materials into underground aquifers that hold water for irrigation and drinking, according to an Associated Press report.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
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.
Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
Crude oil slipped to below $50 per barrel for the first time in five years, and experts predict prices at the pump could remain in the $2 range into the spring.
Gardening Guru Nick Federoff appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss how to freeze up delicious herb-infused oil and butter. For more information, visit ThingsGreen.com.
Residents in one San Fernando Valley neighborhood are calling for more transparency and better oversight for proposed oil drilling expansion near their homes.
The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.
The debate over the transport of crude oil by rail has returned to the forefront as some California refineries have obtained permission to build terminals to accommodate oil trains.
The history of Yorba Linda is rich with Nixon lore.
City Council members Tuesday called on city staff to investigate whether natural gas and oil drilling methods, such as fracking, helped trigger Monday’s magnitude-4.4 earthquake.