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Obama’s punt on renewable fuel sets up fights in court, congress

The delay, announced Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, follows months of fighting between refiners and ethanol producers over a proposal by the agency to lower the quotas for ethanol, biodiesel and cellulosic fuels.  More »

Exxon Mobil drops to No. 4 in world rankings of largest oil firms

While Exxon Mobil fell, Russian and Chinese companies gained in the rankings.  More »

Microsoft passes Exxon as 2nd most valuable co.

Exxon’s shares have been falling recently, along with the price of oil.  More »

Exxon Mobil denies making spill papers secret

Plaintiffs in the case are asking a federal judge to force Exxon Mobil to prove that the information in hundreds of thousands of maintenance and repair documents on the pipeline need to be kept secret.  More »

LinkedIn: Energy companies among most in demand for job seekers

The social network released its list ranking companies’ with the most engagement from potential employees.  More »

Exxon sees profit rise on refining strength

Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson said that the earnings growth was “driven by higher margins and improved operations in the downstream and chemical businesses.”  More »

Fracking advocates urged to win ugly by discrediting foes

The fight over fracking in Colorado has been viewed as a bellwether for similar debates brewing from New York to Sacramento.  More »

Plaintiffs accuse Exxon of stifling Arkansas oil spill case

In 2013, the Pegasus pipeline ruptured in central Arkansas, spilling thousands of gallons of oil in a Mayflower neighborhood.  More »

India PM uses oil price slump to ease curbs deterring Chevron

India’s recently elected prime minister, Narendra Modi, has made energy security his priority.  More »

Oil industry execs among donors to Koch brothers super PAC

The Koch brothers have long kept the donors to their political causes secret, but rules governing a new super PAC they formed require that the backers be made public.  More »

Oil slump means canceled projects as investment declines

With oil approaching a four-year low, producers will be cautious about sanctioning investment, according to some experts.  More »

Tillerson: Houston at center of energy revolution

In a speech made today in downtown Houston, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson offered an extensive overview of the rise of North American oil and gas production and urged lawmakers to leave politics out of industry regulations.  More »

Exxon, Pemex sign cooperation agreement

The companies agreed to analyze exploration, drilling and refining opportunities.  More »

Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders

Under pressure from the corporate responsibility group As You Sow, Exxon agreed earlier this year to reveal more about how it manages the risks involved with the drilling technique, known as fracking.  More »

In Exxon suit, judge leaves opening for Indonesian villagers

Last year, a Supreme Court decision over foreign human rights abuse victims seeking damages in American courts left a small window open for some hoping for restitution.  More »
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