US Senate rejects Keystone XL oil pipeline

The Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday aimed at forcing completion of a Canada-to Texas oil pipeline, a massive project at the center of a fierce environmental dispute.

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Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6B deal

In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry, Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes in a cash-and-stock deal worth $34.6 billion.

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Massive Ivanpah solar power plant lags in output

The largest solar power plant of its type in the world — once promoted as a turning point in green energy — isn't producing as much energy as planned.

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Hydraulic fracturing accident kills 1, injures 2 in Colorado

An accident at a hydraulic fracturing site in northern Colorado killed one worker and seriously injured two others Thursday, authorities said.

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Siemens, Bechtel win turnkey order for 778 MW gas power plant

Siemens in consortium with Bechtel, has been awarded the order for the turnkey supply of Panda Power Funds' Stonewall Energy Project in Leesburg, Virginia.

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Hydraulic fracturing to be permitted in GW National Forest

Environmentalists and energy boosters alike welcomed a federal compromise announced Tuesday that will allow fracking in the largest national forest in the eastern United States, but make most of its woods off-limits to drilling.

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