Oil prices plummeted almost 50% in 2014. And while the slide has been one of the biggest stories in business this year because of its positive impact on the economy, less has been said about the dark side of cheap oil.
SAN ANTONIO - Gas flaring in the most profitable shale field in the U.S. is on pace to surpass to 2013 levels of waste and pollution in South Texas, according to a newspaper analysis of state records published Sunday.
FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, New York environmental conservation commissioner Joseph Martens, right, explains the department's findings on hydraulic fracturing during a cabinet meeting at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y.
Qatari Oil Minister Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, left, Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, center, and United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohamed al-Mazroui attend the 10th Arab Energy Conference in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
1.2 Million Staples customers affected by recent cyber attack The office supply retailer Staples has revealed that data belonging to 1.16 million credit cards have been stolen in a cyber attack that took place in July when criminals breached into the systems of ...