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  • As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost

    WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys $3.45-billion stake in Exxon Mobil

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys $3.45-billion stake in Exxon Mobil
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought a $3.45-billion stake in Exxon Mobil in the third quarter, the company's largest investment since it invested $10.7 billion in IBM two years ago, according to a regulatory filing late Thursday. The Securities...
  • The new American capitalism: Rise of the distorporation

    The new American capitalism: Rise of the distorporation
    AT THE beginning of the 1980s capital was flooding into the American oil and gas industry. Apache Corporation, an erstwhile conglomerate spanning steel, dude-ranching and car sales, sought to tap into the flow in a novel way. It wrapped a bunch of private...
  • Exxon Mobil Sues Fox Over FXX's 'Interlocking X' Logo

    Exxon Mobil Corp. sued 21st Century Fox on Wednesday, arguing that the design of recently launched FXX network steals their Exxon logo. The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Houston, challenges 21st Century Fox's trademark registration and...
  • U.S. gas prices could drop 30 cents by Christmas, AAA says

    U.S. gas prices could drop 30 cents by Christmas, AAA says
    National gas prices fell 19 cents in September, the largest drop since October 2012, AAA said Monday, and if the downward trend continues, gas prices could drop an additional 30 cents by Christmas. The U.S. average gas price is now at $3.40 a gallon,...
  • World's most valuable brands: Apple No.1; Coca-Cola falls to No. 3

    World's most valuable brands: Apple No.1; Coca-Cola falls to No. 3
    Coca-Cola fizzled in 2013, falling two spots from its ranking as the world's most valuable brand, according to a closely watched report released Monday. Coca-Cola was replaced by Apple in the 2013 report by Interbrand, a brand consulting company owned...
  • The Dow's record barely noticed

    Has the magic worn off? Despite all of the fanfare and fancy graphics from financial outlets, the public reaction to the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching a new all-time nominal high seemed downright muted. Or as a recent radio caller said, "The...
  • Gas drilling criminal charges against Texas company are sure to raise hackles

    The Bethlehem man was seething over last Sunday's discussion of two gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and a top challenger, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, a Democrat from Montgomery County. On previous occasions, I had...
  • CV Water District to receive about $22.7 million in federal lawsuit over gasoline additive in groundwater

    Nearly six years after filing a federal lawsuit against seven companies and their related counterparts for allegedly contaminating the local groundwater supply with a gasoline additive, the Crescenta Valley Water District has finally settled with the...
  • Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks

    Students press schools to drop fossil fuel stocks
    In the 1980s, student protests against apartheid led universities to sell off stocks in companies doing business in South Africa. More recently, concerns about genocide in Darfur, the health effects of tobacco and handgun violence led to more college...
  • U.S. Air Force to study drilling for oil off California coast

    U.S. Air Force to study drilling for oil off California coast
    The U.S. Air Force will consider leasing land on Vandenberg Air Force Base for private companies to extract offshore oil and gas from the central California coast, officials said Wednesday. The proposal would allow oil companies to use onshore equipment...