As individual plaintiffs continue to object a tentative settlement over the Deepwater Horizon disaster, debate continues on whether the presiding judge should allow more evidence to be collected. More »
For Fiat SpA (F), Italy’s austerity efforts have meant falling sales, stubborn losses and layoffs for thousands of workers. One business, though, has benefited mightily: the division that makes vehicles fueled by natural gas and propane. More »
Japan’s new nuclear regulator starts operation tomorrow as part of measures the government introduced after the Fukushima disaster to try and establish an independent supervisor of the industry. More »
BP Plc (BP/) and its partners in the Russian oil venture TNK-BP won dismissal of Norex Petroleum Ltd.’s lawsuit claiming more than $1 billion damages over the loss of a controlling stake in a Russian oil company. More »
Although Shell Oil Co. is scrapping its plans to drill into potential oil reservoirs underneath the Chukchi and Beaufort seas this summer because of damaged spill-containment equipment, president Marvin Odum said the firm will not abandon its $5 billion quest for crude in the remote region.
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