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  • Chevron expects second-quarter profit to rise

    (Reuters) - Chevron Corp expects second-quarter profit to rise as asset sales in Chad and elsewhere offset spiking currency charges, the No. 2 U.S. oil company said on Thursday. Output from oil and natural gas wells rose in the United States but...
  • Director tries to get a handle on the slippery case of the U.S. vs. Whitey Bulger

    Documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger is no stranger to the subject of crime. The film that launched his career, "Brother's Keeper" (1992, co-directed with Bruce Sinofsky), was about a semi-literate New York farmer railroaded into jail for murder. The...
  • Pennsylvania sues big oil companies for gasoline leak cleanups

    Pennsylvania on Thursday sued dozens of oil companies to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars spent cleaning up gasoline spills that fouled groundwater all around the state. One of two lawsuits follows the lead of other states, some of which have won...
  • Gasoline prices jump in California as refineries encounter trouble

    Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season. A gallon of regular gasoline hit a statewide average of $4.196 on Thursday, up about 13 cents in a...
  • Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation

    Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation
    SHAFTER, Calif. — A bustling city is sprouting on five acres here, carved out of a vast almond grove. Tanker trucks and heavy equipment come and go, a row of office trailers runs the length of the site and an imposing 150-foot drilling rig...
  • Juez EEUU dice que se usaron "medios corruptos" en fallo contra Chevron en Ecuador

    Juez EEUU dice que se usaron "medios corruptos" en fallo contra Chevron en Ecuador
    Un abogado de Estados Unidos utilizó "medios corruptos" para asegurar un multimillonario fallo por contaminación contra Chevron Corp en Ecuador, dijo el martes un juez estadounidense, en un duro revés contra las comunidades ecuatorianas que esperaban...
  • Texas gets Oxy and is looking for more

    Texas gets Oxy and is looking for more
    Rick Perry is coming back to town. The Texas governor will be in Los Angeles next week to try to persuade local corporations to relocate to the Lone Star State. This is his third swing through the Southland since last year, and Texas this time around...
  • 90 companies worldwide produced fuels driving climate change

    WASHINGTON — Just 90 companies worldwide produced fuels that generated two-thirds of industrial greenhouse gas emissions from 1854 to 2010, according to a new study. The 90 biggest producers of fuels driving climate change include investor-owned...
  • Rachel Marsden: Ukrainian protestors unlikely to stage a successful revolution

    PARIS -- Tens of thousands of protesters are flooding the streets of Ukraine, blocking access to government offices and threatening to start what the media is largely (and preemptively, if not mistakenly) referring to as a "revolution." All this over...
  • Oil severance tax advocates are primed for battle

    Oil severance tax advocates are primed for battle
    SACRAMENTO — California is the only major oil-producing state that does not tax the goo as it's pumped from the ground. And that seems bizarre. After all, aren't we a high-tax state? That's what the antitax crowd keeps reminding us. And it's...
  • CV Water District to receive about $22.7 million in federal lawsuit over gasoline additive in groundwater

    Nearly six years after filing a federal lawsuit against seven companies and their related counterparts for allegedly contaminating the local groundwater supply with a gasoline additive, the Crescenta Valley Water District has finally settled with the...
  • BreitBurn Energy finds there's still black gold in them thar wells

    BreitBurn Energy finds there's still black gold in them thar wells
    More than 25 years ago, Stanford University petroleum engineering graduates Halbert S. Washburn and Randall H. Breitenbach had a brainstorm. The major U.S. oil companies were abandoning oil fields nationwide for cheaper crude opportunities abroad. Why...