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  • Sempra Energy gets FAA approval to test drones for San Diego utility

    The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared San Diego company Sempra Energy to begin testing drones for possible use in inspecting electric and gas lines in remote or hard to reach areas. Sempra's San Diego Gas & Electric is the first utility the...
  • Enterprise plans to export condensate soon, others may follow suit

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enterprise Products Partners can start exporting a minimally processed form of very light crude oil any time, a spokesman said on Wednesday, after U.S. officials told the company it does not need a special license. Pioneer Natural...
  • Foreign investment in Chicago supports jobs, study says

    Foreign investment in Chicago supports jobs, study says
    The number of Chicago-area jobs with foreign-owned companies has grown 40 percent in a generation, from 1991 to 2011, but the pace of this rise has slowed over the past decade, according to a report released Friday by a Washington think tank. The...
  • Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support to fight militants

    Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support  to fight militants
    President Obama updated congressional leaders on Wednesday on the situation in Iraq and reviewed what he sees as options for "increased security assistance" for the country, which is grappling with insurgents led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...
  • 'Mad Men' Actor Bryan Batt, Peter Fonda Join Nicolas Cage Political Drama

    "Man Men" actor Bryan Batt, Peter Fonda, Connie Nielsen and Wendell Pierce have joined "The Runner," starring Nicolas Cage and Sarah Paulson. Benji Kohn, Bingo Gubelmann, Chris Papavasiliou and Erika Hampson will produce the political drama for Paper...
  • Chicago welcomes summer with rising gas prices

    Chicago welcomes summer with rising gas prices
    With vacation season in full swing, Chicago-area drivers are facing gas prices averaging $4.11 a gallon, about 18 cents higher than a month ago. Local prices are on a steeper climb than U.S. prices, which have risen just half a cent to $3.65 in the last...
  • Former BP engineer will get new trial; oil spill conviction tossed

    A federal judge has tossed out a former British Petroleum engineer's conviction for obstructing an investigation into the 2010 spill that leaked billions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, court records show. Kurt Mix, a Texas resident and...
  • BP loses another round in its battle to stiff oil spill victims

    Oil giant BP this week extended its .000 batting streak in its effort to kill its own settlement in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, losing a bid to have the Supreme Court halt payments to spill victims while it stretched out its appeal. The...
  • Business comings and goings: Cricket Wireless back

    Business comings and goings: Cricket Wireless back
    Cricket Wireless, which disappeared last year after being acquired by AT&T, has been relaunched as the mobile giant's budget wireless arm. New Cricket customers will be able to access AT&T's nationwide 4G network through a variety of plans that include...
  • FAA allows first commercial drone flights over land

    FAA allows first commercial drone flights over land
    Marking a milestone for the drone industry, an unmanned aircraft is flying over land in commercial use for the first time with the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization. A small drone, the Puma AE, built by Monrovia firm AeroVironment Inc., is...
  • Study finds oil from BP spill impedes fish's swimming

    MIAMI In a lab on Virginia Key, a group of baby fish are being put through their paces on a tiny fish treadmill. The inch-long mahi-mahi, being used as part of a study to assess damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that spread crude across...
  • World Cup sponsors call for probe of Qatar selection

    World Cup sponsors call for probe of Qatar selection
    LONDON - Oil company BP and the maker of Budweiser beer joined the ranks Monday of World Cup sponsors pressing soccer's rulers to tackle corruption allegations over the awarding of the 2022 tournament to Qatar. The calls, which followed similar...