Extraction of petroleum

Study finds no fracking problems at LA oil field

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A yearlong study has concluded that fracking at a giant Los Angeles oil field won’t harm the environment. The Los Angeles Times says the study released Wednesday found no problems associated […]


78 percent of Gulf oil production shut by storm

(AP) – The U.S. government says 78 percent of the oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been halted in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement reports about […]



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