Senators Warn BP On Methane Project

Law360, New York (September 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two U.S. senators have asked British Petroleum PLC not to go through with a proposal to tap coal-bed methane gas in Canada, warning that the company could be in for "a massive and unpleasant fight."

Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester, both Montana Democrats, met on Monday with BP America President Bob Malone and BP Canada President Randy McLeod in back-to-back meetings. The senators expressed their concerns about the pollution that would flow downstream to their state.

Baucus told the executives to expect “a massive and...
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