Two Danville schools were sheltering in place as fire and PG&E crews investigated the source of a natural gas odor reported in the area, a San Ramon Valley Fire District spokeswoman said.
Exxon said the energy renaissance in the U.S. has staying power and predicts that North America will become a net exporter of oil and gas by the middle of the next decade.
Drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area were the first in the nation to fill up their gas tanks with an algae-based biofuel.
California gas prices finally have begun to fall after a month that saw them surging by nearly 50 cents a gallon—but a continuing refinery shutdown may keep supplies short.
California gasoline prices have hit another record high but the increase was smaller than in past days and officials are hoping that the early release of a winter fuel blend will help ease the sticker shock.
Californians woke up to sticker shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by up to 20 cents a gallon in some areas.
Argentina’s state-controlled oil company was holding an important meeting with California-based Chevron Corp. Friday to share strategies for developing the world’s third-largest unconventional oil and gas reserves.
A power outage was affecting about 1,950 customers in Palo Alto Tuesday morning, according to the Palo Alto Utilities Department.
East Bay residents used a town hall meeting Tuesday to sound off at company executives over a massive fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond on Monday night. Hundreds of residents sought medical treatment for respiratory problems, but experts concluded Tuesday it was “not a significant health concern.”
The survey by AAA projects nearly 5 million Californians to head out of town for the July 4 holiday.