Workers also were returning to the more than 280 production platforms evacuated.
A decline in U.S. inventories also gave a boost to oil prices.
It’s no secret that Texas is oil country, and a new analysis found the energy sector directly or indirectly supports about one in every six jobs in the state.
PG&E knew that power lines in Northern California could fail and spark potentially dangerous wildfires, but the company delayed repairs for years before the massive blaze that killed 85 people, a Wall Street Journal report stated.
Andarko's total Gulf output averaged 166,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in the first quarter.
The bottom line is the growth in U.S. energy has not only been economically sound policy, but it also has served the environment well. Yet it won’t be enough for some Democrats who want to declare a 'climate emergency.'
EIA also projected U.S. petroleum and other liquid fuels consumption would rise to 20.70 million bpd in 2019.
She is one of three Democrats sponsoring a climate emergency declaration.
Orbit Fab co-founders Daniel Faber and Jeremy Schiel on the company's efforts to create the first gas station in space to refuel satellites.
Oil prices remain under pressure from lingering worries about demand as the U.S.-China trade war has dampened prospects for global economic growth.
Lipow Oil Associates President Andy Lipow on the outlook for oil prices.