ConocoPhillips (COP), which plans to spin off its refining business, expects the new entity to begin regular trading May 1, Chief Executive Officer James Mulva said at a meeting with analysts and investors today. More »
A BP PLC well site leader on the Deepwater Horizon is appealing a judge’s order he undergo a medical examination before he can claim to be unfit to answer questions under oath about the deadly 2010 rig explosion that spawned the nation’s worst offshore oil spill. More »
A natural gas fire that killed two people and destroyed a Chevron Corp. rig off the coast of Nigeria has stopped on its own, the company said Tuesday, ending an ocean inferno that burned for 46 days. More »
Gov. Sean Parnell has a question for state senators who wonder about the commitment of oil companies to invest more in Alaska under his tax-cut plan: What commitments are you pursuing, or have you gotten, under the Senate plan? More »
As five-year-olds charge through the corridors of a kindergarten in northeast Japan at lunchtime, teacher Junko Kamada says she is still unsure if their food is safe a year after the Fukushima nuclear accident. More »
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