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  • Look, up in the sky: green roofs

    Look, up in the sky: green roofs
    Atop the National Aquarium in Baltimore, away from the crowds, is a hidden oasis where the turtles and lizards sometimes come to bask in the sun. Their caretaker says it's also a nice spot for wild birds - and him, too. The 4,000-square-foot "green roof,...
  • Shell ratifica su compromiso de crecer en Rusia pese a sanciones

    NOVO-OGARYOVO, Rusia (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell mantiene su compromiso de expandir su presencia en Rusia, aseguró el presidente ejecutivo de la firma al presidente Vladimir Putin en una reunión el viernes, en medio de sanciones impuestas contra el...
  • GM could benefit, too, from an ignition-switch victims fund

    (Reuters) - If General Motors Co creates a fund to compensate victims of its faulty ignition switches, an option that a top legal adviser suggested it is exploring, the company could give up strong defenses to a wave of lawsuits. But it could stand to...
  • Wall Street banks make legal case for physical commodities trade

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street banks have mounted a massive legal defense of their physical commodities activities, in a last-ditch effort to convince regulators that chartering oil tankers and owning power plants pose no risk to the financial system....
  • Review: 'Vanishing Pearls' shows fallout after Gulf disasters

    Review: 'Vanishing Pearls' shows fallout after Gulf disasters
    The decimation of the Gulf Coast oyster industry following the one-two punches of Hurricane Katrina and the Deep Horizon oil spill gets a much-deserved close-up in the enlightening, if sometimes sluggish, documentary "Vanishing Pearls." Shot from 2010...
  • Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

    Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill
    (Reuters) - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over. Jules Melancon, the last remaining oyster...
  • Shell committed to Russia expansion despite sanctions

    NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is committed to expansion in Russia, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden told Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting on Friday amid sanctions imposed on the country after its annexation of Ukraine's...
  • Ex-BP employee settles SEC insider-trading oil spill case

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former 20-year veteran of BP plc who oversaw the company's cleanup efforts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will pay more than $224,000 to settle civil charges alleging he used non-public information about the disaster to...
  • U.S. delay pushes Canada oil pipeline choke points upstream

    CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc is on the brink of breaking through oil pipeline bottlenecks in the U.S. Midwest that have dogged the company for nearly four years, potentially ending a need to ration space at the heart of its network. But...
  • GM to seek court protection against ignition lawsuits

    GM to seek court protection against ignition lawsuits
    (Reuters) - General Motors Co said it would ask a U.S. court to bar lawsuits related to actions before its 2009 bankruptcy, signaling a tougher stance toward legal claims stemming from its recent recall over faulty ignition switches. GM has said it is...
  • GM exploring compensation program for recall: lawyer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for General Motors Co said for the first time Wednesday that the company is moving to develop a program that could compensate individuals affected by a faulty ignition-switch in millions of recalled vehicles. The lawyer,...
  • After years of downsizing, refining still matters for majors

    LONDON (Reuters) - When U.S. firm ConocoPhillips spun off its refining assets in 2011 to focus on more profitable oil production, it seemed only a matter of time before one of the oil majors followed suit. Three years on, the six vertically integrated...