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Seismic search for oil in Atlantic Ocean looks dead for now

Seismic exploration for oil and gas off the south Atlantic coast is unlikely to proceed this year because permits expire Nov. 30.

Oil industry shuts platforms, rigs, refineries before storm

The energy industry is bracing for catastrophic storm surges and winds as Hurricane Laura cuts a dangerous path toward the coastlines of Texas and Louisiana.

Stock trading halted as financial markets crater

U.S. stocks plunged so quickly Monday that trading was halted as frightened investors fled the markets amid growing economic uncertainty over the spreading coronavirus.

Average US price of gas remains steady at $2.69 per gallon

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has remained steady over the past two weeks with a .30 cents per gallon rise to $2.69.

US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don’t fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday.

Oil prices drop ahead of update on Saudi oil production

Oil prices are falling a day after their biggest single-day jump in years due to a weekend attack on a key Saudi Arabia energy facility.

Official: Norway cruise ship engines failed from lack of oil

A cruise ship that was the focus of a daring rescue operation off Norway's frigid North Sea coast became disabled because its engines didn't have enough lubricating oil, the country's top maritime official said Wednesday.

“Thank you President T”: Trump tweets as holiday break ends

President Donald Trump is ending his Thanksgiving break in Florida the same way he began it — tweeting and spending time at one of his local golf courses.

Staying warm this winter may cost more for American families

The cost of staying warm this winter is going to grow for the average American, and it's going to be especially painful for those who rely on heating oil, a federal agency said.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, the Town of Belville made a decision regarding the future of food trucks at town events, and town leaders gave an update on repairs to the Brunswick Riverwalk and future plans.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.