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Pipeline Owner Held Liable for Economic Damages Caused by Oil Spill

An energy company whose criminal negligence caused an oil spill that soiled California beaches cannot escape liability for the damages it caused just because it is designated as a public utility, a California appellate court ruled in a split decision. …

Energy Firms Tally Hurricane Damage, Plot Restarts as Laura Races North

U.S. energy companies on Thursday were organizing crews and beginning to review offshore Gulf of Mexico platforms and assess damage to coastal operations as Hurricane Laura took its fierce winds inland. The storm hit Louisiana early Thursday with 150 mile-per-hour …