Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon speaks during the opening of a compressed natural gas filling station in Oklahoma City in 2009. (AP Photo, File)

Steffy: Chesapeake CEO leaves mixed legacy

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Even with Aubrey McClendon’s spontaneous “retirement” this week, Chesapeake Energy can’t easily disentangle itself from its former chief executive’s legacy.
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Ex-BP trader accuses company of manipulating gas prices

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The former head of natural gas liquids trading at BP Plc (BP/)’s BP Energy Co. in Texas accused the company in a lawsuit of wrongfully firing him in order to manipulate the market and gouge Americans with inflated prices.
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Pa. moves to limit air emissions from gas industry

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Pennsylvania’s natural gas compressor stations will have to meet tighter air pollution standards under a mandate from the state environmental agency.
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The Global Shale Gas Boom…Or Is It?

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Given the rapid rise of the US shale gas market, it is not surprising that similar opportunities are being explored with gusto across the globe. Given the size of technically recoverable shale gas already identified, it would seem that a global boom is inevitable….or is it? Most things in life come with a caveat, from […]
ConocoPhillips CEO Ryan Lance (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle)

ConocoPhillips chief sets new path, culture

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After years of slimming down, ConocoPhillips is on an aggressive growth track under new Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance. Watch his interview with FuelFix, as he lays out his blueprint for leading the nation’s largest oil producer to new heights.

Kinder deal gives Copano investors long-awaited payout

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Copano was once among the fastest-growing pipeline partnerships in the U.S., but distribution growth has slowed in the past four years.
The sun shines over a Range Resources well site in Washington, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Chattanooga could be a hotspot for fracking

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New state rules for hydraulic fracturing of rock to release natural gas have come about as interest builds in tapping the Chattanooga Shale formation.
Sebastian "Seb" John, 26, from England, was a BP employee killed in the terrorist attack on the In Amenas natural gas facility in Jan. 2013.

BP identifies workers killed in Algeria attack

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BP confirmed Monday that four of its employees, including a vice president, were killed in the terrorist attack on the natural gas facility in Algeria that it jointly operates.
El Paso Corp.'s Elba Island terminal near Savannah, Ga., in 2001.

Shell, El Paso Pipeline Partners plan LNG export facility

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Shell and El Paso Pipeline Partners plan to build a plant for exporting natural gas at the existing Elba Island LNG import terminal near Savannah, Ga. It’s the latest venture aimed at taking advantage of high Asian and European prices for the fossil fuel.

Contractor to Chesapeake: pay up

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In western New York State, where Chesapeake has been using hydraulic fracturing to unleash new natural gas reserves from the Marcellus Shale formation, contractors have had a harder time getting paid as Chesapeake’s financial problems mounted, said Charlie Joyce, who sued the company last year for unpaid bills.