Sen. Mary Landrieu said Tuesday that instability in Ukraine makes the case for building the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the United States.
Vast majority surveyed say lifting restrictions on exports would help the economy even if it meant higher fuel prices for consumers.
In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly and the Obama administration has delayed indefinitely.
An Oklahoma company plans to expand a pipeline to supply natural gas to Cheniere Energy Partners’ Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas plant in Cameron Parish.
A federal court magistrate has issued a seven-page schedule of hearings, conferences and deadlines leading up to January’s trial aimed at determining how much money BP will owe in Clean Water Act fines as a result of its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.