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UK High Court Throws Out Case Brought by Climate Activists Against Oil Regulator

Jan 19 2022 // A UK High Court on Tuesday threw out a case brought by climate activists against the country’s oil and gas regulator OGA, rejecting their argument that the OGA’s actions amount to a type of unlawful subsidy of...

Harmful Soot Unchecked as Big Oil Battles EPA Over Testing: INSIGHT

Jan 7 2022 // A deadly form of soot pollution from U.S. refineries has gone unregulated for decades because of a dispute between the U.S. oil industry and federal environmental officials over how to measure it, according to documents...

Family Sues Oil Company After Fatal Louisiana Tank Explosion

Dec 28 2021 // Relatives of a 14-year-old girl who died when an oil storage tank exploded in February have sued the company that operated the tank. The suit against Urban Oil & Gas Group and its insurer was filed in federal court in...

New Orleans-Based Oil Company Agrees to $475M Settlement over Oil Spill

Dec 27 2021 // A New Orleans-based oil company has agreed to turn over a $432 million cleanup trust fund and pay an additional $43 million to settle a federal lawsuit over cleaning up abandoned wells leaking since 2004, federal...

Lloyd’s Asia Launches Renewable Energy Consortium

Dec 27 2021 // Lloyd’s has launched a new renewable energy consortium, to respond to the growing needs of the Asia-Pacific region and supporting countries, as they transition to greener energy solutions. Developed by the...

Grand Jury Charges Oil Company in California Spill

Dec 17 2021 // A Los Angeles federal grand jury charged an oil company and two subsidiaries for an oil spill off the California coast in October. Federal prosecutors said Amplify Energy Corp. in Houston, Texas and its two subsidiaries...

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