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A pipeline developer is suing 103 West Virginia property owners to get access to their lands

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Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC’s lawsuit seeks access to the properties to conduct a survey for a possible pipeline route.
A fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File)

Engineer of oil tanker train sues BNSF for Casselton crash

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The accident about 30 miles west of Fargo happened when a train carrying soybeans derailed in front of a BNSF oil train, causing that train to also derail and set off a fire that could be seen from nearly 10 miles away.
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Petrobras investors claim PwC ignored red flags of fraud

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Petrobras and its senior executives violated provisions of U.S. and Brazilian corporate law, according to a complaint in Manhattan federal court.
A sculpture of oil workers decorates a sidewalk in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

A Houston oil company’s foiled Venezuelan sale is prompting reorganization talk

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The company’s stock was down slightly less than a cent in trading Monday — 0.008 or 1.67 percent — to $0.448.
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns on April 21, 2010 after an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP file photo/Gerald Herbert)

BP says paying a fraction of oil spill bill could put its U.S. unit in trouble

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Fines for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster could reach as high as $13.7 billion against BP.
A sign tower reaches toward the sky at the entrance to Schlumberger's Sugar Land campus. (AP file photo/Pat Sullivan)

DOJ: Schlumberger violated Iran sanctions, will pay $232 million fine

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The deal marks the end of a six-year federal probe into the company’s activities in two Middle Eastern countries, which found the U.S.-based subsidiary “took steps to disguise” its overseas dealings for several years.
Duke Energy employees work on power lines in Charlotte, N.C.  AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Duke Energy to appeal $25.1M fine by NC regulators

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The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources previously called the penalty the state’s largest for environmental damages.
Former Massey Energy Co. CEO Don Blankenship (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Ex-W.Va. coal boss pleads not guilty in mine safety case

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Blankenship entered his plea on Tuesday at an arraignment hearing in U.S. District Court in Beckley.
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Northeast gas pipeline progresses, to some landowner dismay

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Of 651 landowners in New York and Pennsylvania affected by the $700 million pipeline project, 125 refused to sign right of way agreements.
Charif Souki, CEO of Cheniere Energy speaks during an interview. (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle)

Cheniere settles investor suits over nearly $2 billion in pay

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Cheniere CEO Charif Souki’s take home in 2011 climbed to $142 million, the highest amount for any U.S. public-company chief executive