Oil Spill Blocks Concord Street After Causing Motorcycle CrashA large oil spill on a main Concord thoroughfare today was cleared by crews after it caused a minor crash, according to city officials.
Hike In Price Of Crude Oil Could Push Gas Prices UpConsumers could start to see higher gas prices if crude prices continue to increase.
Gas Prices Falling Across The Bay AreaIt cost a lot less to fill up a tank of gas in the Bay Area these days. The price of gasoline has literally tanked, falling about nine cents a gallon in the past 2 weeks.
Gov. Brown, Democrats Change Climate Proposal, Remove Mandate To Cut Oil Use By 50%Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats announced Wednesday that they are scaling back their ambitious proposal to address climate change amid ongoing opposition from the oil industry and some lawmakers.
Airlines Fighting For Your Business With Flights As Low As $15Airline fare wars are making a comeback, and that's good news for passengers everywhere.
Oil Slick Near Santa Barbara Created By Natural Seepage, Coast Guard SaysThe Coast Guard says an oil slick that formed in the Pacific Ocean last week near Santa Barbara was created by natural, ocean-floor seepage.
Health Advisory Issued After Flare-Up At Phillips 66 Refinery in RodeoHazardous materials officials lifted a health alert Sunday afternoon for the Rodeo community in Contra Costa County, a Contra Costa County hazmat official said.
2-Mile-Wide Oil Slick Mysteriously Appears Off Southern California CoastThe Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.
Chevron Cutting 500 Jobs From San Ramon HeadquartersThe company says it is part of an effort to reduce costs around the world by one-billion dollars.
ExxonMobil Stops Drilling Off Santa Barbara After May Oil Spill Crippled PipelineA spokesman says ExxonMobil has temporarily ceased oil production on three platforms off the coast of Santa Barbara because an oil spill last month crippled the pipeline it used to transport crude to refineries.
Top California Oil Regulator Resigns, Scrutinized Over Contamination Of Water SupplyA top California oil and gas regulator has resigned amid questions about oilfield contamination of the state's water supplies.
Pipeline That Spilled More Than 100,000 Gallons Of Oil Near Santa Barbara Was Badly CorrodedThe preliminary findings released by the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration point to a possible cause of the May 19 spill that blackened popular beaches with crude oil and created a 9-mile slick in the Pacific Ocean.