Georgia Power Co. has sued a coal supplier for $64 million, accusing the company of reneging on a contract to deliver millions of tons of coal when prices skyrocketed.
Hoping to wind down operations and unload the bulk of its assets, oil and gas producer Transmeridian Exploration Inc. has filed a plan of liquidation that would see a sale of its most important holding to Ufex Advisors Corp.
A federal judge has pushed up by over two years the shutdown date for three coal-fired boiler generating units owned by Duke Energy Corp. that have been emitting pollutants on the shores of the Wabash River since the 1950s.
A bill that would have created a $500 million fund to subsidize solar energy in Texas will not become law this year, and other solar bills also failed as the state Legislature became bogged down in political maneuvering.
A federal appeals court has ruled that Chesapeake Energy Corp., formerly a defendant in a protracted antitrust class action over wellhead oil prices, is not entitled through mergers to seek settlement funds provided to oil purchasers in the litigation.
Exxon Mobil Corp., General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co., CBS Corp. and 33 others agreed on Monday to pay over $12 million to clean up the Breslube-Penn Superfund site, ending over a decade of litigation surrounding the former oil processing site in Pennsylvania.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has appealed a judge's order to reduce emissions at four of its coal-fired plants, claiming the upgrades would cost the beleaguered public power provider $1 billion beyond what it already planned to spend on pollution controls.
A federal appeals court has affirmed the lower court’s decision to deny CDI Energy Services Inc. an injunction and to reject allegations that former employees of the oil field servicer stole trade secrets when they formed their own rival company in 2007.
In a securities class action against LDK Solar Co., a magistrate judge has cleared the way for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP to provide information on past work performed for the solar power technology manufacturer.
The number of insurance products related to renewable energy and climate change has shot up in recent years, but even so, the market for nondelivery of carbon credits has yet to get off the ground in either Europe or the U.S.
A district judge has backed a bankruptcy court’s approval of bankrupt Superior Offshore Inc.’s settlement with BP PLC and Cross Logistics Inc. related to payment for a $116 million construction project off the coast of Trinidad, despite a prominent shareholder's objection to the deal.
If U.S. lawmakers end up passing a cap-and-trade bill, it could mean a slow descent into oblivion for the voluntary carbon market, some experts argue.
Signing off on the biggest securities fraud settlement ever struck in Europe, an Amsterdam appeals court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell PLC to begin payment of $381 million to a foundation representing more than 150 non-U.S. institutional investors to resolve a dispute over the company’s inflation of its oil and gas reserves.
President Obama has nominated James J. Markowsky, an energy consultant and former vice president at American Electric Power Service Corp., to serve as assistant secretary of fossil energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Reversing a district court’s grant of summary judgment to land owner Dore Energy Corp., an appeals court has returned two dozen oil and gas wells to Atlantic & Gulf Petroleum Corp. and a second lease owner, but told the lower court to determine if the lease owners ran afoul of a prior settlement.
Seventeen minor violations of California's clean air regulations for automotive fuels have stacked up to a hefty fine of more than $1 million for BP West Coast Products LLC.
K. Petroleum Inc. has accused Global Energy Group LLC and Maxum Energy Inc. of mining for coal near its natural gas pipelines, causing damage to the pipelines and danger for employees and others.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new emission limits and monitoring requirements for equipment used at plants that process and prepare coal.
A federal judge has declined to transfer an overtime collective action brought by foreign rig hands against staffing service RigStaff Texas LLC and oil field services provider Schlumberger Technology Corp., finding that the defendants have failed to show that the current forum is inconvenient.
An appeals court has handed a victory to Texas in a long-running battle over settlement funds from long-running antitrust litigation over leaseholder royalty payments, allowing the state to intervene in the case and make an attempt to claim the remaining $4.6 million in funds.