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Fort Worth environmental services company acquired by Cleveland-based private equity firm

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Fort Worth-based TAS Environmental Services L.P., a leading provider of environmental services, has been acquired by an affiliate of Blue Point Capital Partners IV. Dallas-based TEAM Partners LLC, a private investment firm, announces the sale...

Trump easing offshore drilling safety rules from Deepwater

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Trump administration moved Thursday to give oil and gas companies more flexibility in meeting safety requirements imposed after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, which killed nearly a...

Charter for Trump energy panel expires, meetings cancelled

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials cancelled without explanation all upcoming meetings of an advisory panel that had been created by the Trump administration to make it easier to extract fossil fuels from publicly...

Anadarko opens Occidental buyout talks; Chevron in the wings

NEW YORK (AP) — Anadarko, which had snubbed Occidental's buyout offer in favor of Chevron, is now resurrecting talks with its original suitor. The move sets up a bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum Corp., which...

Oil or property rights: House panel clashes over which to favor as it weighs...

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April 25, 2019 Lawmakers, lobbyists and landowners sparred at a Capitol committee hearing on Thursday over a batch of bills designed to protect property owners whose land may be seized by private companies to build...

O’Rourke might halt new oil and gas drilling on federal land

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke said Thursday he's willing to consider a moratorium on new leases to drill for oil and gas on federal lands as a way to help...

Occidental tries to outbid Chevron for Anadarko Petroleum

NEW YORK (AP) — A bidding war is breaking out over Anadarko Petroleum, with Occidental making an offer that it says is about a 20% premium to Chevron's deal announced earlier this month, a...

Bedford arrest man in month-old murder

Bedford police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged murder that occurred over a month ago. Saturday, 21-year-old Kevin Sanders was arrested in Bedford for the murder of Donald Evans. He was taken...

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import...

Colorado inspections at oil and gas sites showing results

DACONO, Colo. (AP) — State health inspectors equipped with infrared cameras dropped in unannounced on about 2,000 oil and gas operations across Colorado last year and found leaks of heat-trapping methane and volatile organic...