Houston Chronicle columnist Loren Steffy responds to testimony from BP’s former safety official, who said the company’s internal report didn’t examine management’s culpability in the Gulf oil spill disaster.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. acknowledged Friday that it had been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other authorities related to allegations of conflicts of interest and collusion.
Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the state’s grid operator, said there was a “significant chance” it would have to issue emergency alerts and ask consumers to reduce energy use on some days this summer.
Centrica’s upstream capital investments last year totaled Â£2.7 billion ($4.06 billion), of which about Â£2 billion ($3 billion) was directed at North Sea gas and oil assets, including the completion of three acquisitions.
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