Nearly half of today’s voters say they would like to see President Obama run for reelection in 2012, according to a new poll.
Offshore oil rigs will be able to begin deep water drilling again, as the Obama administration has lifted the moratorium on the practice, set in place after the Gulf oil spill. The Secretary of the Interior said new safety regulations are now in place on offshore oil rigs that would greatly diminish the chance of another spill.
Tropical Storm Lisa formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, while Hurricane Igor swept past Newfoundland. One early prognostication on Tropical Storm Lisa says it might not make landfall.
Gold prices reached record highs three times last week. Does that make gold a better long-term investment than stocks? You decide.
The BP oil well has been officially pronounced dead. But this is by no means the end -- either of this case or of the work needed to prepare for any future spill.
Clouds form a tropical storm over Havana during dawn over Havana, Cuba, on Friday.
Transocean and Halliburtion, BP's partners on the blown-out well that led to the massive Gulf oil spill, reject findings in a new BP report that finds their workers partly to blame for the rig accident.
Human and mechanical failures led to the Deepwater Horizon blast and the subsequent Gulf oil spill, finds a BP report released Wednesday. Transocean and Halliburton are also cited.
An oil rig run belonging to Mariner Energy caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday. The Coast Guard has now refuted earlier reports of an oil sheen on the water.
The Aug. 18 announcement that Exxon Mobil will not purchase a stake in Ghana's offshore oil fields opens the door for China, which is setting a new standard for how to woo Africa's petrol powers.