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House GOP subpoenas NY, Mass. AGs on climate change probe

CLIMATE CHANGE

WASHINGTON (AP) — Escalating a political fight over global warming, a Republican House chairman issued subpoenas Wednesday to two Democratic state attorneys general, seeking records about their investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about man-made climate change. Texas Rep. Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science Committee, is pursuing records from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts ...

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Guyana: Exxon appraisal well finds large oil, gas deposits

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Officials in the South American country of Guyana say Exxon Mobil has found large deposits of oil and gas in a recently drilled appraisal well. Energy Minister Raphael Trotman told The Associated Press on Monday that the company will drill another well in upcoming months. Officials have said Exxon Mobil previously drilled another well last year ...

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Colorado gas bubble

Coloradans are used to gas prices staying high through Labor Day but a price spike this week caused more than a few heads to turn. On Wednesday, the average price in Pueblo jumped about 20 cents, going from $2.66 to $2.86 at many stations. The price hike comes only two weeks ahead of the Colorado State Fair and also moves ...

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Nigeria appoints former Exxon man head of state oil firm

ABUJA – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari appointed a new head of the state oil firm on Tuesday, part of an overhaul aimed at rooting out corruption and mismanagement. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu was named as the new managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), which has been accused of failing to account for tens of billions of dollars in ...

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