A Japanese court has ruled that a utility, not the government, should pay compensation to dozens of former residents of Fukushima for losses to their livelihood caused by meltdowns at a nuclear plant after a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other installations have surged 10-fold since 2011.
Most world stock markets fell Friday as investors turned cautious following new U.S. sanctions targeting North Korea and credit rating downgrades for China and Hong Kong.
Oil prices were steady on Friday, as investors waited to see whether major producers meeting in Vienna would back an extension to output cuts beyond March next year.
A federal appeals court has sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind them.
___ Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to Congress, and is also taking steps to make political advertising more transparent on its network.
Louisiana's eight metropolitan areas included two of the nation's fastest growing economies and two of its fastest shrinking ones in 2016.
Paringa Resources is taking the rare step of building a new coal mine in the U.S. The company's CEO says Trump pushed the project over the goal line.
Paringa Resources CEO Grant Quasha on the company's plans for a new mine and the future of the coal industry.
Asian shares were mostly lower while the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year.
Oil prices settled nearly flat on Thursday, the eve of a meeting of major oil-producing countries in Vienna to discuss whether they will extend production limits that have helped reduce the global crude glut.
Ohio's environmental regulators have more than doubled the proposed fines against a company building a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Michigan, saying Wednesday the two sides are at an impasse.
___ Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is announcing that it will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy.
Hurricanes and other natural disasters can affect the energy industry’s ability to honor contracts related to oil and natural gas production.
North Dakota regulators have approved an agreement settling allegations that the Texas-based builder of the Dakota Access pipeline violated state rules during construction.
Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources, an American oil and natural gas exploration and production company, told FOX Business that the slight uptick in oil prices is due to small adjustments made in the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) short-term energy outlook.
Oil prices rose nearly 2 percent on Wednesday, despite a rise in U.S. crude inventories, with the market heading for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners were considering extending or deepening output cuts.
___ Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability' NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has unwittingly allowed groups backed by the Russian government to target users with ads.
Banks, insurers and other financial companies led U.S. stocks slightly higher in morning trading Tuesday, adding to modest gains from the day before.
U.S. environmental groups opposed to the Pacific Northwest becoming an international fossil fuels gateway scored a major victory when a Washington state board invalidated two permits for a $2 billion project to manufacture methanol from natural gas and export it to China.