The Keystone XL pipeline should be built as a way to make oil transportation safer.
The fuel business is holding steady after rebounding from a slow start.
BP's first quarter profits fell in the first quarter, but the energy company is ramping up production at its Whiting refinery and does not expect significant fallout from its recent oil spill into Lake Michigan.
The oil spill at the BP Whiting Refinery may be as much as three times as large as first estimated.
WHITING | After the second day of cleanup, crews have removed the "vast majority" of surface oil floating in a Lake Michigan cove after BP Whiting Refinery discharged as much as 756 gallons of crude into the Great Lake.
Gas prices fell to their lowest monthly average last year in November, and are expected to continue to decline.
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.
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