In a classic example of “double-dipping,” oil refiner Phillips 66 has paid $2 million to settle allegations it helped itself to a state fund for cleaning up damage from leaking fuel storage... Read more
Hot Fuel multi-district litigation centered in the District of Kansas. The case involves almost every major oil company in the United States, and seeks to give consumers who purchase motor f... Read more
A jury in Maryland recently awarded 160 plaintiffs, who had filed suit against Exxon Mobil, more than $1.5 billion for a 2006 leak at a gasoline station. The verdict against the oil company,... Read more
A number of critics of British Petroleum believe cost-cutting by the London-based oil giant helped to contribute to the rig explosion and oil spill disaster unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico.... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide what share railroads and an oil company should bear of the cleanup of a contaminated industrial site in Arvin, California, near Bakersfield, that... Read more
Recently, I read a letter to the editor of the Mobile Press Register that laid it on ExxonMobil pretty hard. Having learned first-hand how this giant and politically powerful oil company ope... Read more
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