Why is a spill that started in 2004 still leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico?
June 27, 2019, 2:25 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The oil leak may be releasing thousands of gallons per day, but after 14 years, it is finally at least partly contained.
Administration hits the brakes on proposal to expand offshore drilling in Atlantic
April 25, 2019, 3:04 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Department of the Interior says it's waiting to let a recent ruling that bans similar drilling in the Arctic.
Norway won't drill in Arctic archipelago for billions of barrels of oil
April 10, 2019, 2:24 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The decision, which has been praised by environmentalists, is a major blow to the country's large oil industry.
Florida fights plans to drill for oil in Everglades
February 25, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Plans to drill for oil near Miami have raised concerns about environmental and health risks.
Oil drilling closer to reality for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
December 21, 2018, 12:13 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The plan to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is hotly contested between oil companies, Alaskans and conservation groups.
Belize barrier reef removed from UNESCO’s sites in danger list
June 27, 2018, 9:04 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Belize is home to the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere.
Standing Rock protesters celebrate as pipeline is halted
December 5, 2016, 12:15 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Activists relish the victory, but many of them still aren't leaving.
In oil-producing countries, low oil prices can be a boost to renewable energy
February 16, 2016, 1:37 p.m. by Sami Grover
Do the math: If you're making less money on exports, you need to export more and use less oil close to home.