Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s largest oil company, plans to name Ann Pickard as head of its Arctic operations, moving her from the helm of the Australian business, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
PG&E Corp., California’s largest utility, fell the most in more than fifteen months after forecasting earnings below analysts’ estimates on natural gas pipeline improvement costs after a deadly 2010 explosion.
U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann ’s scene-stealing debut and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney ’s gaffe-free debate performance boosted their candidacies for the Republican presidential nomination in ways that could reshuffle the race, party strategists and activists said yesterday.
Kathy DePasquale says she hasn’t ruled out voting a second time for President Barack Obama. Yet first the New Hampshire independent plans to pull a lever in the nation’s premier primary contest for Jon Huntsman Jr., the Republican she sees as the clearest-headed alternative.
Some witnesses in a trial beginning July 9 between United Co. Rusal Chief Executive Officer Oleg Deripaska and Israeli businessman Michael Cherney could give evidence anonymously, a London judge said today.