Daily Archive for January 10th, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday rapped Shell Oil Co., for violating the terms of air pollution permits governing emissions from its drilling rigs and support vessels operating in Arctic waters last year.
Lifeboats swept from Shell’s Kulluk drilling rig as it was battered by stormy seas may have leaked as much as 272 gallons of diesel fuel along an Alaskan island’s shores, according to Coast Guard officials
Consumer prices post biggest rise in seven months in December, sparking fears accelerating inflation could limit Beijing’s room to stimulate economy
UK bank, which is in late-stage talks with regulators, may seek to divert up to £150m of the 2012 bonus pool to fund a fine expected to top £300m
The vulnerability is prompting calls for PC and Mac users to disable Java on their computers
German software group’s move comes sooner than expected and at a time when it high-speed database, Hana, is still in its early stages
The Trans Mountain oil-pipeline expansion will carry 890,000 barrels a day under the bigger expansion plan. Kinder Morgan had reduced the scope of the expansion in May to 750,000 barrels a day.
Some of the nation’s largest chemical makers and manufacturers on Thursday united as a new coalition to lobby against a wholesale rush to export America’s new natural gas bounty, which they say threatens some $80 billion in planned investments in new U.S. plants and assembly lines.
Most of the cuts will be made in the global travel business, which is being ‘fundamentally reinvented’ as a result of a ‘digital revolution’
Despite the political sensitivities of gun control, the Obama administration presses ahead with efforts to address assault weapons and magazine capacity