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Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO

19 Jul 2019

HOUSTON Activist investor Carl Icahn formally launched on Thursday a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, a regulatory filing showed, after talks with the oil company's CEO failed to reach an agreement.

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO

19 Jul 2019

HOUSTON Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks with the oil company's chief executive failed to reach an agreement.

Icahn launches proxy fight after stalled talks with Occidental CEO

19 Jul 2019

HOUSTON, July 18 Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday formally launched a proxy fight against Occidental Petroleum to win control of four board seats, according to a regulatory filing, after talks with the oil company's chief executive failed to reach an agreement.

Huawei Technologies loses trade secrets case against U.S. chip designer

27 Jun 2019

A U.S. jury on Wednesday cleared California semiconductor designer CNEX Labs Inc of stealing trade secrets from Chinese electronics giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd while awarding CNEX no damages on its own trade theft claims.

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations

03 Jun 2019

Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior.

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations

03 Jun 2019

Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behaviour.

Chevron profit falls 27 percent on lower oil prices, Anadarko deal in focus

26 Apr 2019

HOUSTON Chevron Corp's first-quarter profit fell 27 percent from a year earlier due to lower crude oil prices and weaker margins in its refining and chemicals businesses, but topped forecasts and signalled it is committed to buying smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Houston petrochemical fire put out after it re-ignites, had added to shipping woes

23 Mar 2019

HOUSTON A petrochemical fire was quickly put out after it had re-ignited Friday at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, which had compounded the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day that spilled chemicals and halted ship traffic in the nation's busiest oil port.

UPDATE 4-Houston petrochemical fire put out after it re-ignites, had added to shipping woes

22 Mar 2019

HOUSTON, March 22 A petrochemical fire was quickly put out after it had re-ignited Friday at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, which had compounded the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day that spilled chemicals and halted ship traffic in the nation's busiest oil port.

Houston suburbs lift travel restrictions imposed after petrochemical fire

21 Mar 2019

HOUSTON Two Houston-area cities told residents to stay indoors and closed schools on Thursday due to air pollution from a petrochemical plant fire, then lifted the travel restrictions after airborne levels of the chemicals abated.

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