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The Crandall Canyon Utah coal mine operator agreed to pay $949,351 to settle civil penalties MSHA levied following an accident in 2007 that took the lives of . six miners, followed by the deaths of three additional personnel,...more
Shortly before the end of the year, EPA released its annual review of its civil and criminal enforcement results for the Fiscal Year 2012....more
On November 15, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that BP Exploration and Production Inc. (BP) has agreed to plead guilty to a 14-count criminal information and pay a record $4 billion in criminal fines and...more
Several major international oil exploration companies and a logistics provider have allegedly initiated internal investigations in response to allegations of bribery involving a joint venture entity and Kazakh Customs...more
The former mayor of Stover, Missouri, was sentenced in December 2011 to 10 years of probation and five months of home confinement, 30 days in a halfway house, and a $10,000 fine on charges related to violations of the Safe...more
A recent federal court decision in North Dakota focuses on an issue of concern to oil and gas operators nationwide – whether unintended fatalities of migrating birds at well sites can give rise to...more
West Virginia Republican House member Shelley Moore Capito has introduced legislation that would increase civil and criminal penalties, strengthen pattern of violation provisions, and form an independent board to investigate...more
The evolution of the global LNG market continues apace, influenced at a macro level most recently by the need for ever greater quantities of LNG in a post-tsunami, nuclear-power-short Japan, faced with massive...more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued Notices of Violation of the Clean Air Act to parties who used Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) generated by Clean Green Fuel LLC to satisfy their compliance...more
On Thursday, October 6, 2011, Jerome Block Jr. submitted his resignation of his seat on the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission. The resignation becomes effective at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7. The resignation was...more
On Wednesday, September 28, 2011, New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner Jerome Block, Jr. pled guilty to felony charges concerning misuse of campaign funds, misuse of his PRC gas credit charge and other offenses. The...more
The OFAC SDN Sanctions Legal News discusses current OFAC SDN issues written by a OFAC SDN Removal Lawyer....more
Oil and gas companies do business in countries where bribery and corruption run rampant. Some of the most oil and gas-rich countries also find themselves at the bottom of Transparency International’s corruption perception...more
On May 3, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice and the Department of Transportation’s PHMSA announced the penalty assessed against BP Exploration Alaska, Inc. for its crude oil spill in March...more
On an issue being closely watched by the white-collar bar, a federal judge in Los Angeles has handed down an important ruling on the definition of “foreign official” within the meaning of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices...more
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Good morning and welcome to the third edition of our revitalised Middle East Newsletter. Please take the time to scan, or better still, dip in and out of it. The intention is that all readers...more
The most recent theft of almost US$38 million in EU Emission Trading System carbon credits may shift political support in favor of centralization and abolition of national registries.
On January 20, 2011, the European...more
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