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05/16 8:42 pm

An oil pipeline operator’s excess insurer urged a Texas federal court to find the company can’t get coverage for a crude oil spill that flowed into a river, arguing Tuesday that the company (more…)

05/16 3:43 pm

ExxonMobil Corp. told the Fifth Circuit that the company should not have to pay a $14 million fine over alleged air pollution violations in southeast Texas, saying during oral arguments Tuesday (more…)

05/12 6:12 pm

Financial services firm UBS Group AG has agreed to pay $850,000 to resolve claims it hurt an independent school district in Texas after the Lone Star State’s comptroller put the company on (more…)

05/12 12:42 pm

A Texas appeals court partially affirmed and reversed a Plano dental and medical company’s jury award for its property destruction and trespassing suit against a landscaping company, ruling (more…)

05/11 5:42 pm

A Mitsubishi unit doing business as Diamond Offshore Wind has asked a Delaware federal judge to toss a trademark infringement claim by Houston-based Diamond Offshore Drilling, while also (more…)

05/11 5:23 pm

Johnson & Johnson was recently rebuffed in its efforts to employ the “Texas Two-Step,” which is likely to affect this increasingly popular method to isolate and spin off large asbestos (more…)

05/11 4:33 pm

A Texas appeals court ruled Thursday that the top executive for NRG Energy Inc. can be deposed in a Louisiana lawsuit over a contract dispute between the power company’s former subsidiary (more…)

05/11 2:24 pm

Environmental groups argued before the Fifth Circuit that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s approval of a proposed offshore oil export terminal on the Texas Gulf Coast must be thrown (more…)

05/10 6:53 pm

Legislation that would impose new restrictions on renewable energy projects in Texas should be a wake-up call for an industry that has long been used to the Lone Star State’s laissez-faire (more…)

05/05 8:13 pm

The Texas Supreme Court won’t reconsider its ruling that allowed a chemical company to escape a group of farmers’ claims that the spraying of roughly 3,300 gallons of herbicide reduced the (more…)

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