An early glimpse of the turn in the oil markets came last August. Thanks to a recovery in the shale oil drilling business, the French company Vallourec started rehiring people it had let go at its Youngstown, Ohio, steel pipe factory.
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About Landon Hall
Landon Hall has more than 20 years of experience as a reporter and editor, including a decade at The Associated Press in Portland, Oregon, and New York City. From 2009 to 2014 I covered health issues at the Orange County Register. He’s a fan of Angels baseball, O.C.’s dog-friendly beaches and fuels that don't make people ill. Tweet him @LandonHall.
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President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for the U.S. ethanol industry in an Iowa speech Wednesday, even as his administration stokes uncertainty by considering last-minute changes to the way it mandates domestic consumption.
A federal judge has upheld most of California’s pioneering low-carbon fuel standard but allowed oil companies and other fuel suppliers to challenge rules that may favor California ethanol producers over their Midwest competitors.
Known as Operation Ajax, the CIA plot was ultimately about oil.
Study shows risks have climbed steadily since 1980, and the number of people in danger will grow to 48 percent by 2100, even if emissions are drastically reduced.
Norway offered a record number of blocks for oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Barents Sea on Wednesday, brushing off concerns about the risks of drilling in the remote, icy environment.
The biggest wild card in the equation — one that could tip prices at the pump from one day to the next — is oil-rich Libya, among the most unstable countries in North Africa.
Alliance Bio-Products says its fuel will be cheaper than oil–and that there’s enough yard waste in the country to make more than we need.
U.S. environmental chief Scott Pruitt met in March with oil executives over dinner in Trump International Hotel, just as he was moving to relieve the industry of one of its biggest Obama-era regulatory burdens: a requirement to curtail methane leaks.
Older adults may be more likely to have bleeding stomach ulcers on days when the air has higher levels of nitrogen dioxide, a pollutant produced by car exhaust and power plants, a recent study in Hong Kong suggests.