REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 19 (UPI) -- Iceland's new prime minister this week cited the country's mackerel fishing dispute with the European Union as a prime example of the value of sovereignty.
BEIJING, June 18 (UPI) -- The Chinese city of Shenzhen has launched the first of seven pilot emission trading schemes planned for China, the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter.
BRUSSELS, June 18 (UPI) -- The British government supports ambitious energy targets for European countries but not in a binding way, British Energy Minister Ed Davey said in Brussels.
BISMARCK, N.D., June 18 (UPI) -- Oil production from the Bakken and Three Forks natural resources areas in North Dakota reached an all-time high in April, the state government said.
MOSCOW, June 18 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Gazprom said it was reviewing the prospects of taking over an energy company in Armenia.
CHICAGO, June 18 (UPI) -- More than 20 activists were arrested in Chicago Monday while demonstrating against the Keystone XL oil pipeline, an advocacy group said.
WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- The average U.S. retail price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was down a penny as commuters settled into the work week, AAA reports.
ROME, June 18 (UPI) -- Italian energy company Eni said it was coordinating with Venezuelan officials on the progress at one of the largest offshore oil fields in the world.
CANBERRA, Australia, June 18 (UPI) -- The high interest in offshore Western Australia ensures the region will be a major natural gas supplier for years to come, the Australian energy minister said.
CALGARY, Alberta, June 18 (UPI) -- The provincial government of Alberta, Canada, is called on to release an independent report on pipeline safety, an environmental activist said.
BISMARCK, N.D., June 18 (UPI) -- Shipping natural gas out of North Dakota could help boost the region's energy sector because of a decline in coal use, state and industry officials said.
OSLO, Norway, June 18 (UPI) -- A Norwegian regulator said Tuesday it was selected to conduct a review of the prospects for LNG as a fuel source in North American shipping lanes.
SYDNEY, June 17 (UPI) -- A new report calls for 80 percent of global fossil fuel reserves stay in the ground to avoid climate change.
WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- U.S. federal regulators said they recommended more control measures for the expansion of a 44-year-old hydroelectric project in a Texas national forest.
CALGARY, Alberta, June 17 (UPI) -- Construction activity in northern Alberta was the likely cause of the mechanical failure of the 49-mile Kemp pipeline, operator Plains Midstream Canada said.