Articles by Richard Nemec

Permian, California Focus Oxy's U.S. Growth Plans, CEO Says

Stepped-up activity in unconventional plays in both the Permian Basin and California are at the heart of growth plans for Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum Corp. (Oxy) as outlined by senior executives Tuesday during a 3Q2013 earnings conference call in which they reported increased profits. Read More

State Legislative Pipe Hearing Probes PG&E, Local Ties

A state lawmaker from the San Francisco Peninsula suburbs held a fact-finding subcommittee hearing Monday, prompted by safety and communications concerns between Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) and communities stunned three years ago by the San Bruno transmission pipeline rupture. Read More