U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is stepping down, and experts say his replacement will need to be equal parts infrastructure wonk and congressional backslapper to steer the agency through a tough debate about how to pay for America's roads, rails and ports.
A veteran project finance, construction and dispute resolution attorney with more than 25 years of experience at Allens Australia Pty. Ltd. has joined Jones Day as a partner in the firm's Sydney office, Jones Day announced Friday.
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s top Republican unveiled a set of energy initiatives Monday, calling for expanded fossil fuel production, redefining clean energy and creating a new trust for advanced energy technology.
Plagued by budget disputes and cost increases, a AU$7.4 billion (US$7.7 billion) iron ore joint project in Western Australia will be effectively grounded for the coming year, mining company Aquila Resources Ltd. said Monday.
The Ninth Circuit ruled Monday that Denison Mines Corp. could reopen a defunct Arizona uranium mine, rejecting environmental groups' claims that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management unlawfully allowed the company to restart operations without submitting an updated environmental assessment.
With pre-development costs approaching a previously demarked £1 billion ($1.5 billion) cap, Centrica PLC announced Monday that it will pull out of a joint venture with EDF Energy PLC to build four new nuclear power facilities.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Friday pegged the state's natural gas operations at 4 percent of its 2011 industrial air pollution, a sliver of the 72 percent created by power plants, according to its first natural gas emissions review.
A New York state court has rejected a bid by environmental groups to halt construction of Spectra Energy Corp.'s $1.2 billion natural gas pipeline between New Jersey and New York along Hudson River Park as preempted by federal law, according to an order made available Friday.
The California American Water Co. and the Marina Coast Water District are suing each other over the Monterey County Water Resources Agency’s decision to terminate a $400 million water desalination plant deal over conflict-of-interest concerns, according to complaints transferred to San Francisco Superior Court last week.
Lubbock, Texas, edged closer to allowing fracking on city land Thursday as its City Council voted to add some city-owned acreage to a pooled unit where Texland Petroleum LP plans to drill for oil in the Clearfork formation of the Permian Basin, despite environmental concerns from residents.
Sponsors of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline are still five months from finding out whether it will actually be built, but Friday they put out a call for steel for the 500-mile gas link between the Caspian Sea and European energy markets.
A California Assembly committee on Monday afternoon will consider a bill that seeks to extend three state programs to improve air quality and invest in clean technology and renewable fuel for cars, trucks and other vehicles, but an anti-tax group claims the measure would force car owners to pay billions of dollars in fees.
The Pakistani government has decided to move forward with a $1.5 billion pipeline project that would import Iranian gas reserves, despite global economic sanctions against Iran and a potential backlash from the U.S., after Iran agreed to loan Pakistan $500 million to finance the project, the Financial Times reported Thursday.
General Electric Co. on Thursday pledged to pour more than $1 billion into the development of a Nigerian factory, giving a boost to the manufacturing sector in a country seeking alternatives to energy production in order to stimulate and diversify its fast-growing economy.
California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer introduced legislation Thursday authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to upgrade the flood control infrastructure in the Natomas Basin near Sacramento, the legislators said.
A group of residents sued a California county in state court Tuesday for making an allegedly back-room deal to open an emergency vehicle-only road to the public in violation of the California Environmental Quality Act and local land use laws.
U.S. Steel Corp. fully commissioned a new $500 million coke battery at its Clairton Plant in western Pennsylvania Thursday, officially opening a much-anticipated battery outfitted with cleaner-burning ovens meant to reduce emissions and comply with federal air-quality standards.
The Mexico City office of Haynes and Boone LLP has picked up a new partner with extensive experience crafting finance and contractual deals for energy and infrastructure projects, as well as mergers and acquisitions, the firm announced Thursday, having taken from the ranks of White & Case LLP
In a reversal of an earlier ruling, the Delaware River Basin Commission agreed Wednesday to exercise its jurisdiction over two completed gas pipeline projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Friday he that planned to leave his post in the coming weeks and return to academia, following a four-year term marked by unprecedented support for renewable energy projects and frequent clashes with congressional Republicans.