House Speaker John Boehner said Republicans will include legislative language approving the pipeline in a bill extending highway programs if need be. Also Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced a long-awaited Keystone XL bill in the Senate. More »
Another financial executive has left Transocean. Robert Shaw, who was named vice president, controller and principal accounting officer in December, is leaving “to pursue other opportunities,” the company said in a regulatory filing. More »
An email conversation released as part of federal court proceedings last week shows BP officials worried that the Macondo well could release far more oil than the official estimates of the 2010 spill. More »
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) has gotten so cheap that traders in the options market are betting the world’s largest land-drilling contractor may be a takeover candidate after the departure of its 81-year-old chief executive officer. More »
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