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The charges stem from allegations that the lawyer fraudulently bolstered the number of clients he had with claims against BP to get a seat on a steering committee.
Oklahoma’s insurance commissioner is asking insurance companies to send customers a notice to clarify whether their policies cover earthquake damage caused by things like mining or oil and gas exploration.
A statement by Saudi Aramco said the fraud involved a fake money transfer, without elaborating.
The decision came after an independent investigator found that Schiller failed to disclose the loans made in 2007, 2009 and 2014 to the board.
The state and federal governments have decided not to pursue $92 million in additional damages from Exxon Mobil Corp., citing the recovery of ducks and sea otters in Alaska’s Prince William Sound following a devastating oil spill more than two decades ago.
In a court filing made on Wednesday, government attorneys said patches of lingering oil that remain can no longer be considered an impediment to the recovery of sea otters or harlequin ducks or a significant ongoing threat to their now-restored populations in the area affected by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.
A Chinese court has sentenced a former senior executive of a state oil company to 20 years in prison after finding him guilty of corruption.
Noble has brushed off the accusations, maintaining that its concession contracts are with the Falkland Islands Government, not Argentina.
“In our tougher deals, we’re seeing a 30 to 40 percent drop and the better deals are flat to maybe even a little bit up,” said Rich Gould, head of energy credit and risk management at Wells Fargo during a panel hosted by Thompson & Knight in Houston on Thursday.
The group says the Department of Transportation was ordered to write regulations and review companies’ spill response plans 20 years ago but never has.