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The Ninth Circuit on Friday rejected TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP's request to begin construction on the Keystone XL pipeline while it appeals court orders blocking the controversial project, saying the natural gas company has not shown it's likely to prevail on the merits.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will look to challenge a more than $8.7 billion arbitral award issued to ConocoPhillips after three oil projects it had invested in were nationalized, according to a Thursday report that was tweeted by the self-declared interim president's attorney general.
The Trump administration claimed a victory Friday when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said gray wolves no longer need Endangered Species Act protection. Yet as the administration seeks even more delistings, experts say vigilant conservation groups and a lack of agency funding won't make that easy.
Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., have urged the federal government’s non-partisan watchdog to review negotiations dating back to 2009 between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over a civil nuclear cooperation agreement for the Middle Eastern country.
A California jury on Thursday held two Fluor companies liable for a man’s testicular mesothelioma, finding the man was exposed to asbestos while working at oil refineries in Iran and awarding him and his wife $25 million.