Among the problems found, employers were failing to include bonus payments when calculating overtime rates, weren’t paying for time spent working off-the-clock and paying flat rates despite the hours worked by employees. More »
Samson Resource Co. produced oil and liquids after primarily being a natural gas driller. The company reported a net loss of $1.6 billion for its third fiscal quarter in 2014. The company’s layoffs are effective immediately. More »
Letters were sent last week to 92 companies holding permits for waste-water disposal wells directing them to provide evidence that their wells are not at a depth most likely to trigger earthquakes. More »
Republicans say the new regulations, announced last week, will delay new drilling projects and take marginal lands out of production. Democratic lawmakers say the regulations are so mild that they won’t change current operating standards. More »
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