Yoko Ono appears at a news conference in New York to launch the coalition of artists opposing hydraulic fracturing called Artists Against Fracking.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

EOG, Anadarko reach deal with New York to disclose financial risks of fracking

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The New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman reached an agreement with Houston based energy producers EOG Resources and Anadarko that will require them to disclose the financial risks associated with hydraulic fracturing, his office announced Friday.
Ex-billionaire Eike Batista (Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg)

Brazilian oil tycoon Batista charged with market manipulation

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Eike Batista stepped down as chairman of MPX Energia, part of his conglomerate EBX group, in 2013 after its IPO was called off.
Charif Souki, CEO of Cheniere Energy, was 2013's top-paid public company CEO in Houston and the nation. (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle )

Cheniere Energy shareholders say ‘nay’ on pay

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In a non-binding vote, Cheniere Energy shareholders have rejected the company’s 2013 compensation for its top brass, including $142 million in salary and stock grants for CEO Charif Souki.
Cobalt International Energy used the Petroserv SSV Catarina Rig to drill the Lontra #1 discovery well off the coast of Angola.  (Cobalt International Energy)

Cobalt falls after SEC Angola case moves forward

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The company said it’s cooperating with the SEC and believes its activities in Angola have complied with all laws.
Charif Souki, CEO of Cheniere Energy, was 2013's top-paid public company CEO in Houston and the nation. (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle )

Energy execs’ salaries look like oil price: High, but stable

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The growth in pay packages for top Houston public company executives stalled last year after a rising 10.9 percent the year before.
Charif Souki, CEO of Cheniere Energy, was 2013's top-paid public company CEO in Houston and the nation. (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle )

Cheniere to ‘reassess’ bonus plan for its CEO

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Cheniere, based in Houston, gave CEO Charif Souki a $142 million compensation package in 2013,
(AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Oxy names leadership team for California spinoff

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Occidental Petroleum Corp. today named two of its executives who will run California Resources Corp., a spinoff company that will focus on oil and gas exploration and production in California.
The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Photo: dbking/Flickr)

Supreme Court curbs shareholder class-action suits with Halliburton case

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A Supreme Court ruling Monday will make it easier for Halliburton to fight a lawsuit brought by investors who allege the company misled them.
Cheniere Energy plans is adding LNG export capacity to the existing Sabine Pass import terminal in Louisiana. (Cheniere Energy Inc./Bloomberg)

Cheniere may not have an easy road on compensation lawsuit

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Cheniere Energy may face a tough fight al battle over $1.6 billion in compensation investors claim in a lawsuit should be returned.
(Eddie Seal/Bloomberg)

Weatherford shareholders approve move to Ireland

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Weatherford International will move its headquarters from Switzerland to Ireland, the company announced, following approval of its shareholders at a Monday vote.