In the basement kitchen of the Churchill War Rooms in London, Maree Harrison and her chefs bake hundreds of flapjacks a month for catered events using the same Golden Syrup favored by Queen Elizabeth. Soon, they may need to change the recipe.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and its Kerr-McGee unit should pay $20.8 billion for environmental cleanup and related cancers in towns including Avoca, Pennsylvania, and not be allowed to cut the amount to $850 million, Tronox Inc. creditor trusts and the U.S. said.
Elliott Management Corp., an activist investor that made a $3.08 billion bid for Riverbed Technology Inc. in an effort to spark a bidding contest, said shareholders have responded favorably to the move.
With three days before the election, an energy trade group has donated about 32 times more than activists in four Colorado communities in a push to persuade residents to vote against limiting oil and gas drilling.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. , the Texas- based oil company with a stake in the leaking Gulf of Mexico Macondo well, said it told BP Plc it’s not paying for spill costs because the U.K. company’s actions caused the disaster.