offshore oil drilling

  • September 2, 2010   BY News Desk  

    Updated 5:11 p.m. ET | Another offshore oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, sending 13 workers into the water. After initial reports of a 100-foot-wide oil sheen and at least one worker injury, Coast Guard said Thursday … Continue reading

  • August 4, 2008  

    Sen. Barack Obama delivered a major speech on energy Monday, which included a call to open the nation’s strategic oil reserves, while his rival, GOP Sen. John McCain, urged Congress to call off its August recess and pass new energy legislation. Advisers to both campaigns discuss the two views. Continue reading