How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate

The Trump White House has capitalized on fossil-fuel exports made possible by the Obama administration. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is shown here on Aug. 2, 2017 welcoming his predecessor, Ernest…

The Texas coastline is slowly disappearing. Here's how one community is coping.

The banana water lilies that once filled Jefferson County’s Salt Bayou marsh started dying off years ago. The aquatic plants, with their elegant white and yellow blooms, used to pepper…

Investigation Report for the September 2014 Equation malware detection incident in the US

Background In early October, a story was published by the Wall Street Journal alleging Kaspersky Lab software was used to siphon classified data from an NSA employee’s home computer system.…

Update On Boone Pickens Health

From The Associated Press T. Boone Pickens, who is suffering from a series of strokes, took a “Texas-sized fall” that put him in the hospital last week. In a posting…

IT threat evolution Q1 2017. Statistics

Q1 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 479,528,279 malicious attacks from online resources located in 190 countries all over the world. 79,209,775 unique URLs were…

BP earnings disappoint as it cuts costs, investment

LONDON (AP) — Oil producer BP’s earnings rose less than expected in the fourth quarter, as it sought to adapt to low energy prices with cost cuts, asset sales and…

BP signs onshore oil deal with Abu Dhabi worth $2.22 billion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oil giant BP PLC has agreed to an onshore oil deal with the Mideast emirate of Abu Dhabi worth $2.22 billion following years of…

Energy company BP says 2Q earnings fell 45 percent

LONDON (AP) — BP’s second-quarter earnings fell 45 percent as lower oil prices hit the British energy company. Source: Business – The Eagle

Federal Judge Approves $20.8 Billion BP Spill Settlement

A federal judge on Monday approved a $20.8 billion settlement between a group of five Gulf Coast states — including Texas — and BP stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon…

Al-Qaida claims attack on foreign-linked Algerian gas plant

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Al-Qaida’s North Africa arm has claimed responsibility for a mortar attack on a gas plant in the Sahara jointly operated by Britain’s BP and Norway’s Statoil,…

Revisit Blood Lessons, an Investigative Series on Refinery Deaths

Take a look back at Blood Lessons, a Texas Tribune/Houston Chronicle investigation into whether the nation’s oil refineries learned the lessons of the deadly explosion at BP’s Texas City plant in 2005. …

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2015. Overall statistics for 2015

 Download PDF version Download EPUB Download Full Report PDF Download Full Report EPUB Top security stories Evolution of cyber threats in the corporate sector Overall statistics for 2015 Predictions 2016 The year in…

Blue Bell Bringing Back Another 55 Employees

Blue Bell Ice Cream is bringing back another 55 employees from paid furlough. According to a statement posted Friday on Blue Bell’s website, they have increased production capacity and build…

US, states announce settlement with BP over gulf oil spill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in…

In Final BP Deal, Texas to Get $800 Million for Gulf

Texas and four other Gulf Coast states have reached a final settlement with BP stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, the U.S. Department of Justice and…

After 17 Years, Texas Poised to Resolve Oil Spill

In the time it has taken the state and federal governments to penalize a Koch Industries affiliate for a South Texas oil spill, 17 different quarterbacks started games for the…

EPA Won’t Face Fines for Polluting Rivers With Orange Muck

Washington Times DENVER — Unlike BP, which was fined $5.5 billion for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, the EPA will pay nothing in fines for unleashing the Animas River spill.…

Texas Reaches Agreement On Deep Water Horizon Case

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texas today announced an agreement in principle between BP Exploration and Production Inc. and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and the…

Attorney General Paxton Announces Settlement With BP

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas, together with four states and the federal government, had reached an agreement in principle with…

Under BP Deal, Another $788 Million Will Flow to Texas

Texas is set to receive another $788 million stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill under a settlement between BP, the federal government and five Gulf Coast…