The Chemical Safety Board is set to release the initial findings from its probe of the Deepwater Horizon disaster during a two-day hearing in Houston later this month. The independent federal agency also will scrutinize how refiners are assessing and boosting the safety of their operations by tracking leading and lagging indicators of problems, seven years after the BP Texas City refinery explosion that killed 15 workers and injured 180 others. More »
MPLX LP, the pipelines and storage subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, has filed plans to list its common units on the New York Stock Exchange, worth an expected $365 million, according to SEC documents. More »
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. on Monday proposed raising utility customers’ bills by as much as $12 per month to upgrade its gas and electricity systems, as more questions surfaced about the company’s oversight of its gas lines in the wake of the deadly San Bruno explosion. More »
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