Joe Carroll

Government, Business, Fuel

Exxon Pledges to Zero Out Some Permian Basin Emissions by 2030

Exxon station Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

ExxonMobil Corp. pledged to zero out some greenhouse gas emissions in North America’s biggest oilfield by the end of the decade.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
December 6, 2021
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Texas Expands CDL Testing to 6 Days a Week

Texas Expands CDL Testing to 6 Days a Week A semi truck used by students while earning their commercial driver's license (CDL) parked at Truck America Training of Kentucky in Shepherdsville, Ky. The nation's trucking shortage already stands at a record 80,000. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

Texas is expanding truck driver license testing to six days a week in response to a nationwide shortage that has contributed to supply chain snarls across the economy.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
November 4, 2021
Business, Fuel

Shale Driller Sells Gas Fields for Fraction of Purchase Price

A gas flare is seen in a field near Mentone, Texas, in August 2019. A gas flare is seen in a field near Mentone, Texas, in August 2019. (Bronte Wittpenn/Bloomberg News)

Range Resources Corp. is selling its Louisiana shale fields for about one-tenth of what it paid for them just four years ago as depressed natural gas prices hammered the heavily indebted driller.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
August 4, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Houston Ship Channel Shut as Storm Hits Chemical Disaster Site

Port of Houston A ship is docked on the Houston Ship Channel, part of the Port of Houston. (Loren Elliott/AFP)

The Houston Ship Channel was shut April 7 as violent storms wracked the site of one of the worst Gulf Coast industrial disasters in 14 years.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2019
Business, Fuel

Exxon Not Threatened by Electric Cars, Says Trucks Are ‘Where the Real Action Is’

Trucks sit in a parking lot outside a Mobil gas station in Morton, Ill. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Exxon Mobil Corp. says the existential threat to oil producers from electric cars is overblown.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
November 2, 2017
Business, Logistics, Fuel

Shell Will Buy BG Group for $70 Billion in Cash and Shares

Paul O'Driscoll/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell agreed to buy BG Group Plc for about $70 billion (47 billion pounds) in cash and shares, the oil and gas industry’s biggest deal in at least a decade.

Joe Carroll | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2015