News bites: Lawmakers seek docs on FERC, JPMorgan energy probe

The wire service reports that the sub-panel is preparing to review banks' roles in commodities markets.

A federal judge said he won't stop payments to Gulf businesses and residents who incurred damages from BP's 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, The Associated Press reports.

The Houston Chronicle looks at some energy trends in the United States.

Speaking of trends: Americans are driving less, the AP reports.

Oil futures fell as the possibility of military intervention in Syria appeared delayed, The Wall Street Journal reports.