By MICHAEL GRACZYK and JONATHAN FAHEYAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - George P. Mitchell leveraged a penchant for hard work, an appetite for risk and dogged persistence in the face of futility into a technological breakthrough that reshaped the global energy industry and made the wildcat oilman a
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A slight sheen was visible again but quickly dissipating Friday near a damaged gas drilling rig that blew wild and burned earlier this week off Louisiana's coast, a federal agency said.
The rig blew wild Tuesday morning and the spewing gas
By JANET McCONNAUGHEY and KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Natural gas has stopped flowing from a well that has been ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico and remaining small flames are from gas still in the pipe, regulators said Thursday.
The well "bridged over," the line blocked by sand and
By KEVIN McGILL and JANET McCONNAUGHEYAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The owner of a natural gas drilling rig aflame off of Louisiana's coast said preparations were underway for the possible drilling of a relief well to divert gas from the site and bring the well under control.
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Martian mountain, here Curiosity comes.
The NASA rover has officially kicked off its long-delayed road trip to Mount Sharp, a trek that involves rolling over rocky landscapes.
Since July Fourth, the six-wheel rover has driven 190 feet to the
BEIRUT (AP) - A Beirut official says Israel's discovery of a new offshore gas field near Lebanese territorial waters means the Jewish state could siphon some of Lebanon's crude oil.
Outgoing energy minister Gibran Bassil said on Friday that Israel could - "in principle" - drill either
By JENNY BARCHFIELDAssociated Press
IRAJA, Brazil (AP) - On paper, the Cavalcantes are a Brazilian success story, a solidly middle class Rio de Janeiro family with a car, a four-bedroom, four-bath house and a full schedule of extra-curriculars for the kids.
But like millions of others who have
By MAX J. ROSENTHALAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved exporting 40 percent of Israel's newfound natural gas reserves, keeping a larger amount for local consumption than originally expected.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet the decision
By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Norway's Parliament has opened up a new area on the fringe of the Arctic Ocean to offshore oil drilling despite protests from opponents who fear catastrophic oil spills in the remote and icy region.
Most of the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey aircraft made an unprecedented landing Friday on a Japanese naval vessel off the California coast.
The tilt-rotor aircraft flew from San Diego's Marine Corps Miramar Air Station to the Japanese ship Hyuga as part