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New Mexico court ruling revives lawsuit against oil company

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A ruling by the New Mexico Supreme Court has revived a lawsuit by residents of a southeastern New Mexico neighborhood who claimed operations by an oil company resulted in contamination that caused health problems. The justices say a lower court erred by preventing the residents from introducing scientific evidence and expert testimony in support of their ...

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NY village loses case over fracking water sales

PAINTED POST, N.Y. — An upstate New York village has lost a court challenge of its water sales to a Shell Oil Co. subsidiary for shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania. Environmental groups and several individuals sued after the Steuben (stoo-BEHN’) County village of Painted Post signed a contract in 2012 with Shell subsidiary SWEPI LP. The five-year contract called for ...

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Texas jury reaches verdict on death of fuel worker

On Friday, a Texas Jury cleared Eastern Aviation Fuels Inc. of all negligence in a lawsuit, which also involved companies Shell Oil Co. and CRC Industries Inc., surrounding the 2010 leukemia death of a mechanic. The final decision in favor of Eastern Aviation Fuels stated that the death of Joshua Willis could not be linked to benzene exposure in aviation ...

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Shell makes another Gulf of Mexico discovery

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media Shell Oil Co. announced Tuesday that there could be up to 100 million barrels untapped in a region of the Gulf of Mexico. Ryan Holeywell reports for Fuelfix: The discovery was made about 75 miles offshore in the eastern portion of the Gulf in water that’s nearly 7,500 feet deep. The find marks the ...

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