Tag: scandal

Total SA executives acquitted in Iraq oil-for-food trial

A French court on Monday acquitted oil giant Total SA, its chief executives and a raft of former French officials of corruption-related charges linked to the scandal-ridden U.N. oil-for-food program for Iraq.  More »

Chesapeake chief quits, cites ‘philosophical differences’

Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon will retire April 1 from the company that he founded, amid “philosophical differences” with the natural gas company’s new board. McClendon will receive $11.7 million in severance pay over four years, according to SEC filings.  More »

Skeptic finds he now agrees global warming is real

A prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they were right: Temperatures really are rising rapidly.  More »