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A federal jury has found a former BP executive not guilty of making false statements to investigators in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Spokesman Paul Jackson said the cuts are not related to a review by United Technologies of whether to sell, spin off or divest Sikorsky. A decision is expected to be announced in about a month.
Defense attorneys countered Tuesday that prosecutors are trying to convict David Rainey based on an interview conducted a year after the spill.
Houston-based Apache CEO and President John Christmann, who abruptly took over the CEO role in January, is merging North American operations into two “super regions” in Houston and the Permian region in Midland. A third international and offshore super region will consist of Apache’s Egypt, North Sea and Gulf of Mexico regions.
Mexico forecasts that the opening of the energy industry will bring in $62.5 billion in private investment by 2018 and increase its annual oil output by 500,000 barrels a day in that time.
An Associated Press investigation recently revealed evidence that the leak at the site of the toppled platform is worse than Taylor or government regulators had publicly reported.
The federal government is warning that the leak could last another century or more if left unchecked.
NextDecade contracted with CB&I — both companies are headquartered in The Woodlands — to conduct the front-end engineering and design and to determine the project’s engineering, procurement and construction terms. The terms of the deal are not being released.
A Louisiana-based oil company, LLOG Exploration Offshore, plans to drill into the Macondo reservoir.
The Troll Solution rig was maneuvering to perform offshore maintenance at the time of the accident in the Bay of Campeche, Pemex said.