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French oil firm Total SA says it has begun work to boost the production of its offshore oil field near Nigeria.
Georgia Gulf Corp. (GGC), North America’s largest maker of vinyl construction products, rejected Westlake Chemical Corp. (WLK)’s increased takeover offer of $35 a share.
The EPA concluded Tuesday that Houston has failed to meet 30-year-old limits on smog-forming pollution, a decision that could lead to hefty fines for as many as 300 oil refineries, chemical plants and other large industrial facilities.
With a trial over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill looming, BP PLC is asking a federal judge to block two plaintiffs’ experts from testifying about an alleged disregard for safety throughout the energy company that those experts say led to the nation’s largest offshore oil spill.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europe’s largest oil company, will write off about $200 million because of an unsuccessful well off the coast of Tanzania, according to Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
A Jones County man waited too long to file a lawsuit over exposure his exposure to workplace asbestos, attorneys told the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Canadian natural-gas producers have voluntarily adopted standards to disclose fluids used in hydraulic fracturing amid investigations into the risks posed by the drilling technique in Canada and the U.S.
The U.S. is not ready to handle an oil spill if drilling off the Cuban coast should go awry but can be better prepared with monitoring systems and other basic steps, experts told government officials.
When federal regulators approved a 39-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Pennsylvania’s pristine Endless Mountains, they cited the operator’s assurances that it would make sparing use of eminent domain as it negotiated with more than 150 property owners along the pipeline’s route.
The world’s next great oil finds may be buried under a layer of salt more than two miles beneath the seabed off Africa’s Atlantic coast.