A House bill introduced by Republicans in response to Solyndra LLC’s collapse may keep the U.S. from backing the latest clean-energy projects under its remaining $34 billion in loan authority, the Energy Department said. More »
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won’t cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground. More »
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) and its Kerr-McGee unit will hold settlement talks while a trial over a $25 billion lawsuit brought by the U.S. and Tronox Inc. is adjourned for a week, according to court papers. Anadarko rose as much as 4.3 percent. More »
Update: The Department of Labor announced today that BP agreed to settle the remain fines for $13 million. The company agreed in 2010 to settle $50 million of the $87.4 million in fines that OSHA levied. More »
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