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Tar is removed from the coastline that remained closed on Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Long Beach, Calif., after tar balls washed ashore. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Plains All American lab tests show oil from pipeline spill spread along hundreds of miles of California coastline

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Houston-based Plains All American Pipeline released a summary of the lab tests on Friday, as state and federal lawmakers intensified their scrutiny of the company’s ruptured Line 901 and the oil spill near Santa Barbara last month.
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PBF Energy snaps up Gulf Coast refinery for $322 million

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PBF Energy on Thursday announced plans to spend $322 million to buy a refinery and pipelines outside of New Orleans in a deal that gives the company a new footprint in the booming Gulf Coast refining corridor.
A member of Exxon Mobil's cleanup crew is reflected in water and oil in a drainage ditch along State Highway 365 in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Log Cabin Democrat, Courtney Spradlin)

Exxon Mobil firms to pay nearly $5M for Arkansas oil spill

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Assistant Attorney General John Cruden said the company did not admit liability as part of the agreement.
Clean up crews use an absorbent boom to collect oil from along side the Yellowstone River in Laurel, Mont., Monday July 4, 2011. An Exxon Mobil pipeline near Laurel ruptured, spilling crude oil into the Yellowstone. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)

Exxon finishes $1.3 million in work from 2011 Montana spill

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The Texas oil giant paid for emergency training for local responders, fisheries improvement projects on the river and new leak detection equipment for the state.
(AP Photo/Log Cabin Democrat, Courtney Spradlin)

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit targeting Exxon over Arkansas oil spill

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It’s unknown whether the plaintiffs plan to appeal.
(AP Photo/Log Cabin Democrat, Courtney Spradlin)

Arkansas homes still for sale after oil spill

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The oil giant’s Pegasus pipeline ruptured in March 2013, spilling thousands of gallons of oil into an Arkansas community.
(AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani, File)

Iraq’s biggest oil plant to reopen after militants ousted

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Iraqi troops will expel the militants from areas near a pipeline supplying the refinery 130 miles north of Baghdad.
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Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal would rank among top 20 energy deals of last 20 years

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Data shows that the 20 biggest oil and gas deals of the last century have all been announced since 1998.
Fracking opponents want Gov. Jerry Brown to ban the controversial practice in California. (Liz Hafalia/San Francisco Chronicle)

3 California counties voting on fracking bans

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Chevron, ExxonMobil and other oil companies have donated about $7 million to try to defeat the fracking bans in Santa Barbara, San Benito and Monterey counties.
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Exxon Mobil CEO: Not moving headquarters to Houston

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ExxonMobil’s CEO on Thursday dashed Houston’s hopes that the multinational oil and gas giant would relocate its headquarters to Houston, saying he plans to continue to honor the company’s foundational principals to keep separate its executive suites from its operations.