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Beach-goers walk on the sand near the San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Clemente , Calif.  (AP Photo, Lenny Ignelzi, File)

Deal divides billions in closed San Onofre nuclear plant’s costs

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At issue has been who should take the financial hit for the early demise of the plant located between Los Angeles and San Diego — company shareholders or customers.
Former Massey Energy Co. CEO Don Blankenship (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Ex-coal exec pleads not guilty in W.Va. mine blast

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Blankenship entered the not guilty plea Thursday and has been released on $5 million bond.
Jim Ratcliffe, left, the founder of Ineos (ED Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Ineos to invest $1B in UK shale gas exploration

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The company is applying for more licenses to expand its operations in Scotland and in northern England.
(AP file photo)

UN: World not close to avoiding dangerous warming

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The report looks at the gap between what countries promise to do about carbon pollution and what scientists say needs to be done to prevent temperatures rising another two degrees. The two-degree level is a goal that world leaders set in 2009.
(Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

Shell Nigeria denies it lied to Dutch court

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The multinational company, half owned by Nigeria’s government and with significant Dutch shareholding, says sabotage, not negligence, caused spills in 2004 along the Trans-Niger pipeline that destroyed several hectares of mangrove forests and the livelihoods of residents of Goi village.
(AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores, File)

Dayton: Pipelines part of solution to rail backlog

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Heavy rail traffic originating from North Dakota’s oil fields has long been blamed for the shipping delays that have affected farmers and coal and propane suppliers throughout the Midwest.
Maria das Graças Silva Foster, CEO of Petrobras

Petrobras to create department to fight corruption

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Around two dozen people including a top company executive, were arrested late last week.
(Karen BLEIER/FILESKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft passes Exxon as 2nd most valuable co.

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Exxon’s shares have been falling recently, along with the price of oil.
(AP Photo/Log Cabin Democrat, Courtney Spradlin)

Exxon Mobil denies making spill papers secret

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Plaintiffs in the case are asking a federal judge to force Exxon Mobil to prove that the information in hundreds of thousands of maintenance and repair documents on the pipeline need to be kept secret.
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Judge sticks to BP gross negligence ruling

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A New Orleans federal judge denied BP’s request for a new trial on a finding that it was grossly negligent in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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