ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiary XTO Energy Inc. has filed a motion with a Pennsylvania court to dismiss multiple criminal charges against it, saying that it has been unfairly targeted by state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who filed the charges last year (seeShale Daily, Sept. 12, 2013).
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed hundreds of charges — including for alleged environmental crimes, insurance fraud, theft, conspiracy and corruption — against a Marcellus Shale waste hauler and its family member-owners on Friday.
After taking a more than $2 billion charge against its Canadian and U.S. liquids-rich properties in the second quarter, Royal Dutch Shell plc has decided that its Eagle Fore Shale assets would be better off in the hands of someone else.
A FERC administrative law judge (ALJ) has approved an uncontested settlement between Viking Gas Transmission and its shippers resolving charges that the company over-recovered costs, resulting in unjust and unreasonable rates for shippers
A former Halliburton Co. manager was charged by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday with destroying evidence linked to the Macondo well blowout in 2010.
A consent decree was approved Wednesday for XTO Energy Inc. to pay a $100,000 fine for discharging 50,000 gallons of toxic wastewater illegally in 2010 at a Marcellus Shale well site in Pennsylvania.
Retail natural gas utility bills for residential and small business customers in Colorado are expected to increase 8% in the fourth quarter, compared with the same quarter last year, Xcel Energy’s Denver-based combination utility told Colorado state regulators Monday.
On the third anniversary of the Sept. 9, 2010 San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline rupture and explosion pipeline owner/operator Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) said it has settled substantially all of the legal claims that resulted from the blast.
Royal Dutch Shell plc has launched a strategic review of its North American oil and gas operations, particularly the unconventional assets, after taking a charge of more than $2 billion on the value of its U.S. and Canadian liquids-rich properties.