India’s Supreme Court ruled that the ship that spilt millions of gallons of oil in waters off Alaska in 1989 can be recycled in the nation’s biggest scrapyard in a defeat for an environmentalist. More »
The investigations into whether regulators and consumers were misled in the run-up to the merger of North Carolina’s two Fortune 500 energy companies could continue quietly for months after a deadline arrives next week. More »
Oil prices rose for a fifth day ahead of a meeting Monday between the U.S. Treasury Secretary and top European finance officials as expectations remain elevated for ECB action to prevent Spain’s financial woes from deepening. More »
Oil industry representatives and regulators are four days into a first-of-its-kind test of how they would respond to a runaway offshore well in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Emergency containment equipment now is en route to a test wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., wants the Obama administration to block a record-setting bid by China’s state oil company to buy Canada’s Nexen until the country guarantees the U.S. fair access to Chinese markets. More »
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