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The Jan. 20 forum in Baton Rouge was a requirement of Taylor Energy Co.’s court settlement in September with environmental groups, which accused the company of withholding information about the leak and its efforts to end it.
Exxon Mobil fell 1.5 percent in early trading Monday, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average.
Eni said in August that it discovered off Egypt’s coast what it called the biggest gas field ever found in the Mediterranean sea.
Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources, says it’s a sign that the world sees domestic light, low-sulfur oil as superior to international oil, much of which is denser and higher in sulfur.
The former chief of the now-closed Yukos oil firm told the BBC on Thursday it’s now clear that Putin sees him as “a serious threat.” He said he feels safe in London and is interested in seeking asylum.
Petroleos Mexicanos said that the fire ignited in a pool of fuel left by thieves after they drilled a tap into a pipeline.
Obama will sign the measure, which includes many of the spending increases he fought for all year and is largely cleansed of GOP attempts to block his moves on the environment, financial regulation, and consumer protection.
Activists said the ruling sets a landmark legal precedent that clears the way for Dutch-based companies to be sued for alleged negligence of their subsidiaries elsewhere in the world.
Gaines County Judge Tom Keyes said nobody was injured during or after the Dec. 8 blowout.
Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., welcomed the tax side of the massive deal but is lowering expectations about GOP victories in the $1.1 trillion spending bill.