Tag: Oil and gas industry

Houthis again delay expert examination of tanker off Yemen

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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations said Wednesday that new requests by Yemen’s Houthi rebels will further delay U.N. experts from examining an oil...

Houthis again delay expert examination of tanker off Yemen

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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations said Wednesday that new requests by Yemen’s Houthi rebels will further delay U.N. experts from examining an oil...

Feds: Scheme involved $15 million in government contracts

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NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man used his position overseeing subcontracts for the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help steer $15 million in government...

Brazil’s Petrobras calls meeting to elect Bolsonaro ally

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Board members of Brazilian oil giant Petrobras on Tuesday paved the way for approval of a retired general with no...

Incomplete polar bear survey halts Alaska oil search bid

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska Native corporation that was hoping to receive a federal permit to look for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake in rural Oklahoma at Kansas border

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MANCHESTER, Okla. — An estimated magnitude 4.2 earthquake was recorded Friday in a rural area along Oklahoma's border with Kansas, according to the U.S....

Agency to take action on fracking ban near Delaware River

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WEST TRENTON, N.J. — A regulatory agency that’s responsible for the water supply for more than 13 million people is poised to take final...

Saudi Arabia to stop contracting with firms without local HQ

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that it plans to stop signing contracts with foreign companies that don’t have their...

Cultural ‘big deal’: Seal oil makes menu at Alaska care home

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Seal oil has been a staple in the diet of Alaska’s Inupiat for generations. ...

Residents gather in South Dakota to lament loss of pipeline

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PHILIP, S.D. — Residents and business owners upset by the loss of the Keystone XL pipeline gathered in southwestern South Dakota on Monday and...