Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects.
Of the Acadiana delegation's three members of the House Natural Resources and Environment Committee, only Reps. Jack Montoucet and Stephen Ortego voted against a bill to kill the lawsuit filed by a New Orleans levee board against 97 oil and gas companies.
BP PLC said Wednesday it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether businesses must prove they were directly harmed by the 2010 Gulf Of Mexico oil spill to collect payments from a 2012 settlement.
GE Oil & Gas is hosting a job fair Wednesday in Lafayette.
Texas declined by four rigs, Alaska, New Mexico and West Virginia were down two each, and Louisiana lost one.