DYER | A breach of a BP pipeline during testing Thursday forced the closure of Northgate Park, town officials said.
MERRILLVILLE | An estimated 500 employees of Enbridge Energy Partners LP would swarm into Hobart if the company's new Line 6B oil pipeline ever started leaking into the Deep River.
Work on the $3.8 billion modernization of BP's Whiting Refinery will wind down this year, but a big maintenance project on a gasoline-producing unit is slated for early next year.
Energy giant BP saw profits slip in the second quarter, sliding to $2.7 billion over the last three months from $4.2 billion in the first quarter.
High gas prices have squeezed the wholesale and retail gasoline industries, said Tom Collins, the chief executive officer of Luke Oil.
BP has agreed to pay $7 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over bad gas that came from the Whiting Refinery last summer.
You may hear a lot of discussion concerning a technique more-widely used in oil and natural gas production called “fracking” -- a fairly crude nickname applied to the process known as hydraulic fracturing. The process of hydraulic fracturing involves drilling a well and seeking to recover bu…
GARY | Federal, state and local officials are investigating an apparent oil leak into a major drainage ditch flowing through Calumet Township, Griffith, Highland and Munster.
Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, said Northwest Indiana already is leading the nation in reducing dependence on foreign oil.
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.
BP has paid more than $1.5 million to people after its multistate gasoline recall last month and is still in the process of handling nearly 14,000 claims.
SCHERERVILLE | The Board of Zoning Appeals on Monday granted a height variance for the proposed expansion of a petroleum storage facility, but more approvals are needed before Buckeye Partners LP can begin the project.
The top government official from the Canadian province of Alberta was in Chicago this week to tout the importance of trade relationships between Canada and the United States.
SCHERERVILLE | A 40-cent jump in retail gasoline prices within the last month is drawing ire among many Northwest Indiana residents.
Anemic domestic gasoline demand and historically large fuel stocks are among the factors that will keep retail fuel prices this year below 2011 levels, according to two industry forecasts.
Geopolitical tensions and strengthening global demand for energy will make retail fuel prices volatile in 2012, says one industry observer group. GasBuddy.com said the median price nationally for regular gas will approach $4 in May.
Geopolitical tensions and strengthening global demand for energy will make retail fuel prices extremely volatile in 2012, one petroleum industry observer group said Tuesday.
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.
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