Property Owners Denied Damage Claims Related To ExxonMobil Refinery ExplosionOver half a year after the ExxonMobil refinery explosion in Torrance, local property owners say that their damage claims are being denied.
Exxon Mobil Halts Drilling After Spill Crippled PipelineThe oil company temporarily ceased operations last week after Santa Barbara County rejected its emergency application to truck oil to refineries, spokesman Richard Keil said.
Request By Exxon To Haul Oil After Pipeline Break DeniedThe move came on the same day that California lawmakers formed a special legislative committee to investigate the May spill that caused as much as 101,000 gallons of oil to blacken beaches and create an ocean slick.
Torrance Residents Voice Concerns Following Refinery BlastSix days after an explosion at an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery in Torrance, residents voiced their concerns during a City Council meeting Tuesday night.
Torrance Residents Take On ExxonMobil Days After Refinery ExplosionDemanding answers during a townhall meeting with company officials, dozens of locals say their homes and cars were coated with dust after Wednesday's blast, which was strong enough to register as a magnitude 1.7 earthquake.
Blast-Damaged Torrance Refinery Has Faced Cal/OSHA PenaltiesDocuments from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health indicate that the Torrance Exxon Mobil refinery where a blast took place on Wednesday has faced more than $100,000 in proposed penalties for inspection violations over the past five years.
Air Force Considers Drilling For Oil At VandenbergU.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California's central coast.
Apple Passes Exxon As Most Valuable US CompanyWho doesn't own an iPhone, iPad or iPod? According to recent stock data, Apple not only dominates the electronics market, but the tech giant has surpassed Exxon Mobil as the most valuable company in the U.S.
Big Oil Expected To Have Best Year Since 2008Oil companies should report a windfall for the first quarter following a swift rise in oil prices. The industry seems set for its best year since 2008.
Stocks Set To Rise Ahead Of Ford, Exxon-Mobil Earnings ReportsWall Street will focus on another full slate of corporate earnings this week as several big companies report their first-quarter performance.

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