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  • House Finance advances gas line bill

    The House Finance Committee on Friday advanced a bill setting the state's participation in a major liquefied natural gas project, with members expressing a mix of both optimism and skepticism about whether the process would yield a long hoped-for gas line.

  • Strain: Exxon's bad fuel totals 5M gallons

    More than five million gallons of gasoline shipped from the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge terminal in mid-March was tainted by something that's causing the intake and valve systems of vehicles to gum up, a state official said.

  • This undated file photo provided by Robert J. Kopchak, shows Robert J. Kopchak standing by a sign in front of the Fisherman's Union Hall in Cordova, Alaska. Kopchak lost a quarter of his earnings when the lucrative Pacific herring fishery crashed in the 1990s after the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound. Nearly 25 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska, some damage heals, some effects linger in Prince William Sound. (AP Photo/Obadiah Kopchak, File) ** NO SALES **

    25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

    Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.

  • A renewed search for western Colorado oil shale

    ExxonMobil has edged another step closer to undertaking oil shale research-and-development projects with the Bureau of Land Management's approval of development plans.

  • Miss. alligator infestation case before high court

    Tom and Consandra Christmas knew when they bought a piece of property in southwest Mississippi, they would have reptilian visitors occasionally. Alligators are endemic to the region of vast swamplands and marshy wilderness. But they weren't expecting 80 of them.

  • Miss. alligator infestation suit before high court

    The Mississippi Supreme Court will consider Tuesday arguments in a dispute between a Wilkinson County couple and ExxonMobil Corporation over an alleged alligator infestation.

  • Analysis: Alligator suit before Miss. high court

    State wildlife officials want the Mississippi Supreme Court to throw out a dispute between a Wilkinson County couple and ExxonMobil Corp. over an alleged alligator infestation.

  • ** FILE ** Bank of America. (Associated Press)

    On the right, a rising passion for shareholder activism

    Some on the right are now embracing shareholder activism, using tactics pioneered on the left that have turned America's corporate boardrooms and annual meetings into battlegrounds over causes ranging from climate change and gay rights to universal health care and campaign spending reform.

  • **FILE** Employees cheer customers as they enter a newly-opened Apple Store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing on Oct. 20, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Apple loses throne as world's biggest company to Exxon Mobile

    Exxon Mobile unseated Apple Inc. as the world's largest company Wednesday, after the technology giant's steep slide in shares knocked it down to second place.

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