Houston’s Southwestern Energy Co. is planning to drop $5.4 billion on gas-rich land in West Virginia and Pennsylvania in one of the biggest recent deals for acreage in a region buffeted by pressure on gas prices. More »
The Louisiana lawyer in charge of dispensing BP’s oil spill settlement responded to the company’s request to remove him from the post, saying BP knew when he was appointed that he previously had represented the state in spill claims. More »
Offshore oil driller Ocean Rig Partners has filed for a $305 million initial public offering as it anticipates four next-generation deep-water drillships to be assembled over the next three years. More »
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