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Friday’s column, available on houstonchronicle.com: Offshore drilling safety still isn’t making the grade. Saturday marks the third anniversary of the worst offshore oil disaster in U.S. history, and many of the improvements that have been made continue to focus on response to disaster than on prevention. For far too long, offshore safety has been […]
When a company issues a release at 4:55 p.m. on Good Friday, it’s not good news.
Programming note: I’m taking a little time off, so the blog is likely to be rather quiet for the next week and a half. Wednesday’s column, available on houstonchronicle.com: When a company issues a release at 4:55 p.m. on Good Friday, it’s not good news. That’s the timing Chesapeake Energy chose to tell investors it […]
For the first time since 2010’s Deepwater Horizon disaster, we see the board of a major oil company holding executives accountable for safety.
The problem with the ethanol mandate: It was a policy for a different era.
We’re squabbling about legislation that clearly hasn’t worked.
For anyone who thinks that following orders or being a team player offers any legal protection, Sharkey’s story is a wakeup call. The line between loyalty and criminality can be thinner than many employees realize.
As Helen Sharkey stepped to the lectern, it became clear what she was about to say would be no ordinary accounting lecture.
Summit’s project is promising, but it remains a subsidized laboratory, not a viable solution to our generating problems.
If there’s really a commitment to aligning executive interests with those of shareholders, everyone, including Petrello, should have been in agreement.