Illinois is Fracking Ready, But No One is Doing ItA new survey from Southern Illinois University's Paul Simon Institute suggests it's not welcome anymore.
Sikeston Police Report Fire at Missouri Oil DistributorEmergency crews have been working to extinguish a large fire at an oil distributor facility in southeast Missouri.
Gas Prices Still Look Low for Summer Even After Spring SurgeDrivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax, because they will be paying less this year.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost 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 GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying 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.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith 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 To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP 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.
Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend FactsLet'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.
The Pollan Family Table's Butternut Squash SoupThe 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.
Overabundance of Crude Oil Leads to Low Gas PricesThe local average has dipped well below $3 a gallon, and prices haven't been this low in about four years.
Industry to Seek Changes in 'Fracking' RulesSupporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they'll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists.
St. Louis Fire Chief Weighs in on Quebec Oil Tanker CrashWhat worries the city's fire chief is an industry trend of stringing 60 to 80 oil tankers cars on one train, compared to just two or three in earlier decades.