PT Pertamina, Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas producer, signed its first agreement to import liquefied natural gas in a deal to take supplies from Cheniere Energy Inc.’s project in Corpus Christi, Texas.
In May 2008, a unit of Koch Industries Inc., one of the world’s largest privately held companies, sent Ludmila Egorova-Farines, its newly hired compliance officer and ethics manager, to investigate the management of a subsidiary in Arles in southern France. In less than a week, she discovered that the company had paid bribes to win contracts.
A federal judge should dismiss legal challenges to a Texas law requiring voters to show photo identification because the rule isn’t discriminatory and Texas has the right to set its own voter qualifications, state attorneys said in a court filing.
U.S. Gulf Coast gasoline strengthened, rising from a two-week low, as Valero Energy Corp. and Flint Hills Resources LLC shut units or were conducting maintenance at refineries in Corpus Christi, Texas.