Energy

$4.5B Oklahoma wind farm to supply power in 4 states

Two utilities that supply power to customers in four states say they plan to buy what is being billed as the largest wind farm in the U.S. once the $4.5 billion project is completed in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Oil rises with gasoline futures to highest since May

Oil prices rose to an eight-week high on Thursday, as a rally in U.S. gasoline futures spurred further gains this week that came after key OPEC members pledged to reduce exports and the U.S. government reported a sharp decline in crude inventories.

The Latest: Senate committee approves new taxes

The Latest on Pennsylvania budget talks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are discussing the possibility of a severance tax on Marcellus Shale gas drillers as they seek agreement on a plan to plug a $2 billion hole in the state budget.