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December 6, 2018
A towboat pushing barges full of corn up the Mississippi River past the coal-fired Sioux Power Plant in West Alton, Mo.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson.
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
December 6, 2018 - 3:42pm
Soybeans are loaded into a grain cart during harvest in Wyanet, Ill., on Sept. 18, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
December 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
November 28, 2018
Knowing how to wield your home's thermostat is one of the best ways to clamp down on the costs of heating, which the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts will slightly increase this winter because of colder weather.  Ecobee
How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter
November 28, 2018 - 7:09pm
September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
An oil pumpjack operates in Azerbaijan.  Bloomberg photo by Taylor Weidman.
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
September 26, 2018 - 10:54am
September 24, 2018
An oil well pumps at sunrise in western North Dakota's Bakken Formation. Forum News Service file photo.
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
September 24, 2018 - 7:23pm
August 26, 2018
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
August 26, 2018 - 6:17am
August 25, 2018
Jackson Forderer / for MPR News file photo

Cattle on a farm in rural Redwood Falls.
Manure to fuel: CenterPoint wants to sell you 'renewable' natural gas
August 25, 2018 - 6:32am
August 24, 2018
A U.S. flag flies at a coal-fired power plant in West Virginia.  Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
August 24, 2018 - 8:22am
August 10, 2018
Because of lower taxes, Minnesota Power customers to get modest refund
August 10, 2018 - 7:47pm
August 9, 2018
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in New York on March 27, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Jeenah Moon.
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 8, 2018
Groups challenge northern Minnesota pipeline environmental impact statement
August 8, 2018 - 10:14pm
July 26, 2018
 Storage tanks damaged by fire frame several refining towers at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wis. The refinery experienced a large fire earlier this year that damaged much of the infrastructure at the facility. --- Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Superior refinery explosion caused $27 million in damage
July 26, 2018 - 7:38pm
July 17, 2018
Minnesota garbage-fueled power plant could close
July 17, 2018 - 5:25pm
July 16, 2018
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm