Royal Dutch Shell's Motiva oil refinery in Port Arthur, Texas will cut production for at least two weeks after the second fire at the facility in the span of a week.
Global demand for air conditioning is likely to skyrocket as the world’s emerging economies get wealthier. Many of the largest emerging economies happen to be in some of the world’s hottest climates.
The days of the behemoth nuclear plants may be numbered, King writes. There is a movement to design and build smaller nuclear reactors that are more affordable and flexible.
Fukushima leak puts the spotlight back on the cleanup of the nuclear disaster. The Fukushima leak is a blow to nuclear power, which a few years ago appeared to be on the upswing.
Since Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk released his designs for the Hyperloop transport system, the idea has been spreading across the internet. Some are not as convinced the Hyperloop is within the realm of possibility.
Tesla crash test for Model S gives upstart car company something to rave about. The Tesla crash test by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed it to be among the safest cars ever.
Buzz is building around a deposit of oil in Texas that some in the oil industry say is the largest deposit in the world. It's no surprise then that the industry is trotting out the America-as-the-new-Saudi-Arabia theme once again, Cobb writes, a theme that many have shown to be pure bunkum.
Balcombe fracking protests have resulted in the suspension of drilling operations in a village in West Sussex, England. Amidst the furor, however, is the statement from Cuadrilla that there is no fracking in Balcombe.
Gas prices fell slightly from a week ago, following a general downward trend for gas prices over the past few months. That's good news for motorists gearing up for Labor Day travel in the coming weeks, but a host of variables could reverse the trend.
Ford is the latest in a string of auto companies that have scaled back mileage claims, after customers complained that the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid did not live up to its fuel economy label.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto unveiled plans this week to break the monopoly on oil production in Mexico, in order to attract private investors. The goal is to fund a much-needed modernization of the country's oil pipeline system.
The Atlantic hurricane season is moving into its most active phase and the risk of powerful storms could threaten oil and gas activity in the Gulf of Mexico.
Clashes in Egypt have added to growing anxiety over supply disruptions in the Middle East, driving oil prices upward for five days straight. A stronger supply of North American oil should help protect from long-term effects of Egypt unrest, analysts said.