The U.S. Department of the Interior is establishing an office to tackle cleaning up abandoned oil and gas wells — so-called "orphan wells."
The Department of Interior is spending $1.15 billion to cap abandoned oil and gas wells across the United States.
California’s oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation’s largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.
The US government promulgates a “National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan” – more commonly referred to as the National Contingency Plan (NCP) – as the blueprint for responses to spills of oil and hazardous substances.
Congressional legislation was introduced on June 30th titled: Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act (“Act”) United States Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and...
Research and case studies documenting the solid payback from digital field operations aren’t new but with the oil and gas industry...
Late last week, the EPA announced its latest environmental justice initiative aimed at expanding Toxic Release Inventory (TRI).
As the state tries to reform its relationship to drilling, an expensive task awaits.
The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit addressed in a Nov 4th Order and Judgment damage issues caused by an adjacent convenience store.
Thousands of wells across the state, including near residential areas, have been left inactive for years and are in need of cleanup.
Scientists have discovered a way to clean oil-soaked soil and make it fertile again.