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U.S. Eyes European Safety Standards for Oil Refineries

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Oil refiners can learn from Europe as they try to reduce accidents at plants in Louisiana and other states, U.S. safety experts say. After a string of disasters, President Obama issued an executive order last August to improve chemical facility safety.

Public, private funds revive 1940s-era recreation center in New Orleans

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.09.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 10, 2013 issue.) Last week, New Orleans reopened the John P. Lyons Memorial Center ...

Exxon Mobil's Rising Profit Masks Larger Problems

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — A jump in Exxon Mobil's net income couldn't mask broader problems for America's largest oil company. The Irving, Texa...

Energy Giant Announces Ambitious Oil Discovery Plan

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Exxon said Thursday that it will spend about $150 billion over the next five years to find more oil and natural gas to satisfy the wo...

Another Major Oil Company Posts A Big Profit

AP | By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Chevron Corp. said Friday its first-quarter net income rose 36 percent, the latest in a string of strong earnings from the major ...

Will Chevron Heed the Call for Transparency?

Ian Gary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ian Gary

Hundreds of Chevron shareholders will descend upon Houston this week to participate in the oil company's annual general meeting.

Chevron Job Cuts: Chevron To shed 2,000 jobs, sell some assets

AP | SANDY SHORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Chevron Corp. said Tuesday it will cut 2,000 jobs this year and sell some overseas operations as it revamps its struggling refinery, marketing and tra...

Chevron Seeks Money from Wounded and Tortured Protesters

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Weiner

Just what is Chevron trying to prove with these actions? Do they really need the money, which includes $190,000 in photocopying charges, and that accounts for less than a rounding error for the company?

Bowoto v. Chevron - The Flamingo Defense

Andrew Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Woods

Wednesday morning I watched the beginning development of a very specific narrative thread by Chevron - the underlying claim that they did not know, and could not know.

Landmark Human Rights Trial Continues in Bowoto v. Chevron - Opening Statements and More

Andrew Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Woods

Of course American companies have a right and responsibility to protect their workers from harm - no reasonable person would argue that.

Let's Speak the Truth About Afghanistan

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

U.S. and NATO forces are not fighting "terrorists" in Afghanistan but a loose alliance of Pashtun warrior tribes whose resistance to foreign occupation is legendary.

Oil Chiefs Say High Prices Not Our Fault

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Don't blame us, oil industry chiefs told a skeptical Congress. Top executives of the country's five biggest oil companies said Tues...