Best Global Brands: Google Climbs to No. 4

Interbrands' latest annual ranking of brand value once again has Coca-Cola as No. 1. But rising three spots within the Top 10 is Google. Now in the fourth spot, the search giant trails archrival Microsoft by only one rung on the brand-value ladder.

Congress to Oil Execs: Can We Trust You?

Executives from the nation's largest oil companies will be on Capitol Hill on Tuesday morning to testify before lawmakers about the safety of offshore oil drilling and future U.S. energy policy.

Shell Buys Major U.S. Natural Gas Company

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is making a major diversification play, buying up most of East Resources, one of the largest independent natural gas companies in the Eastern U.S.

A Biofuel Station Coming to a Town Near You

Lines for dirty old gasoline could start getting a little shorter at Shell and ExxonMobil stations on the crunchy West Coast. Startup Propel Fuels has raised $20 million to expand its network of biofuel stations. The financing comes just after the Feds set a new renewable fuel standard.