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Top Eagle Ford news stories: June 3-10

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Catch up on the top Eagle Ford news stories from the past week. Rising oil prices led to the first increase of the national rig count this year. 5. Colorado has 40 times more natural gas than thought DENVER (AP) — Western Colorado has 40 times more natural gas than previously thought, but an immediate boom is unlikely because of ...

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Oklahoma energy magnate McClendon’s death accidental; implications few

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The fiery one-car crash in which energy industry magnate Aubrey McClendon died was an accident, with no alcohol in his system and only traces of a drug commonly used in sleep aids, the Oklahoma medical examiner’s office ruled Wednesday. Authorities have said there wasn’t enough evidence to prove whether the March 2 crash, in which McClendon’s ...

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Police: Not enough evidence to prove Chesapeake CEO’s death intentional

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Investigators did not find enough evidence to prove whether a vehicle crash that killed prominent businessman Aubrey McClendon the day after he was indicted by a grand jury was intentional or not, the Oklahoma City Police Department said Tuesday. Police spokesman Capt. Paco Balderrama told The Associated Press that investigators have ruled out homicide, but could ...

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Top Eagle Ford news stories: May 13-20

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Business troubles dominated headlines this week. Recap the top Eagle Ford news stories below. 5. Feds: Pipeline company failed to detect California oil spill LOS ANGELES (AP) — An oil pipeline company responsible for a massive oil spill on the California coast a year ago didn’t do enough to prevent corrosion and its operators didn’t detect and react to the ...

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Oil and gas company founded by Aubrey McClendon to close

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — American Energy Partners, the Oklahoma City-based oil and natural gas company founded by the late energy tycoon Aubrey McClendon, is shutting down. The company’s leadership team released a statement Wednesday saying it had decided to wind down operations but the five independent companies it had launched wouldn’t be affected. McClendon co-founded Chesapeake Energy and served as ...

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Police: Gas pedal floored before McClendon crashed SUV

Police: Gas pedal floored before McClendon crashed at 78 mph

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chesapeake Energy founder Aubrey McClendon had the gas pedal floored in his SUV moments before it slammed into a bridge support at 78 mph earlier this month, police said Monday. McClendon tapped his brakes multiple times before impact, but not enough to slow his vehicle significantly, Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty said at a news ...

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Latest: Landowner’s lawyers sue Oklahoma City energy giants

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 6, 2012, file photo, Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon attends Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City police say McClendon, a natural gas industry titan who was indicted on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, by a federal grand jury for allegedly conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma, was killed Wednesday in a fiery single-car crash in Oklahoma City. A part-owner of the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, McClendon stepped down in 2013 at Chesapeake and founded American Energy Partners, where he was chairman and CEO. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on Oklahoma energy tycoon Aubrey McClendon, who was killed in fiery single-vehicle crash just hours after being indicted on federal charges connected to rigging bids for oil and gas leases (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Attorneys for a northwest Oklahoma landowner have filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma City energy giants Chesapeake Energy and Sandridge ...

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Pioneering Oklahoma energy CEO dies in fiery car crash

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Energy tycoon Aubrey McClendon earned a reputation as a pioneer, backing new drilling technology, building Chesapeake Energy into one of the nation’s largest independent producers of natural gas and accumulating a fortune that helped him buy part of an NBA team. But McClendon also drew the scrutiny of federal investigators, who announced antitrust charges against him ...

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Police: Ex-Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon dies in crash

Former Chesapeake Energy executive Aubrey McClendon died in one-car crash Wednesday, one day after being indicted on big rigging oil and natural gas leases. (Image via Youtube)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, a day after he was indicted on a charge of conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma. Police Sgt. Ashley Peters said 56-year-old McClendon, also a part-owner of the NBA’s ...

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