Energy & Industry

Report warns of illegal drilling on federal land
Report warns of illegal drilling on federal land
Outdated rules and budget shortfalls make it hard to catch.
Extraction taxes are on the ballot
Extraction taxes are on the ballot
North Dakota and Nevada voters might learn something from Wyoming.
The Latest: When wind and solar need reliable backup power
The Latest: When wind and solar need reliable backup power
Western grid operators can now buy backup power on a real-time, open market to smooth intermittent renewables.
Shell game
Oil shale speculation on the western slope may rearrange Colorado water rights in unexpected ways.
Drilling and the race card
An old civil rights group argues that attempts to regulate gas drilling in the West are really attacks on American minorities.
Another public lands giveaway?
BLM opens southeastern Montana to more drilling. But the state has new tools to protect the area.
Dreaming of an oily (and gassy) Christmas
BLM official blasts the Bush drilling push.
What goes around comes around
A student protester puts one over on the BLM.
Real ecoterrorism
A little perspective from south of the border.
Copper death spiral
An elegant illustration of a boom and bust.
Black Sunday again!?!
The gas boom time warp.
Staying connected
Burning wood indoors keeps you connected to the outdoors.
Oh mining boom, we hardly knew ya...
The global metals bust deepens.