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 ...Read More »
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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 ...Read More »
HOUSTON – Leading Gulf of Mexico oil producer Shell Oil Co, the U.S. arm of Royal Dutch Shell Plc , said it was removing non-essential workers from offshore platforms as a precautionary measure ahead of a low-pressure storm system given an 80 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours. Shell said there would be no ...Read More »
The unemployment rate in Butler fell to its lowest point of the year in September and is one of the lowest among counties in Western Pennsylvania. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in September was 5 percent, down nearly three-tenths of a percent from 5.3 percent in August, the state Department of Labor & Industry noted in its monthly workforce report ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »