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.
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…
Environmental groups on Wednesday urged policymakers to develop regulations to protect against pipeline ruptures that can lead to oil spills such as the leaks in Michigan and Illinois last summer.
HAMMOND | A park could be built over the space where a BP Products North America pipeline cracked and leaked 31,000 gallons of fuel into groundwater last year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Republicans won control of both chambers of the General Assembly in November by promising less government and more freedom.
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
Police and Fire Department emergency crews and BP representatives responded late Tuesday morning to a storm drain at 175th Street and White Oak Avenue in Hammond after oil was discovered in the drain. BP maintains a petroleum line that runs from the Whiting Refinery to Manhattan, Ill., which…
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