Gas prices in the region have rose to about $3.40 per gallon compared to $3.19, and in some places, as low as $3.09, just several days ago.
Enbridge Energy Co.'s plan to build a new $1.9 billion pipeline across northern Indiana and Michigan is drawing considerable interest. It should draw applause as well.
A Michigan City-based environmental group has more than 100 signatures for a petition seeking more regulatory scrutiny and public input on a plan from Enbridge Energy Partners LP to replace an aging oil pipeline originating in Northwest Indiana.
The agreement BP reached to pay $400 million to upgrade its environmental controls at its Whiting Refinery is a winner for all sides.
On this Thanksgiving Day, as we pause to count our blessings, the $3.8 billion Whiting Refinery expansion is among them. This project is providing high-paying jobs the region desperately needs.
WHITING | Traffic jams are all too common at 129th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard during a shift change at the BP Whiting Refinery.
Amid the battle of rhetoric and emotion waged at the national level over the proposed transcontinental Keystone XL pipeline, Northwest Indiana is home to a quieter effort to import more Canadian crude oil.
Amid the battle of rhetoric and emotion waged at the national level over the proposed transcontinental Keystone XL pipeline, Northwest Indiana is home to a quieter effort to import more Canadian crude oil. Energy giant BP is more than three years into a project to upgrade the Midwest's large…
HAMMOND | The economic recession and the Gulf oil spill may have affected the perception of energy markets in the United States.
Recent gasoline buyers have seen pain at the pump in terms of higher prices in recent days, and industry watchers aren't expecting them to fall soon.
BP PLC is deferring the start of part of its $3.8 billion modernization project at its Whiting Refinery until mid-2013, a company executive said Tuesday. The project was expected to be completed in late 2012.
In his first interview since becoming refinery manager, Nick Spencer said the money spent and jobs created by BP in Northwest Indiana should be a source of pride for residents. "It ought to be a facility that people are really proud of," said the London-born 52-year-old
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