Iranian billionaire Babak Zanjani, who was sentenced to death in an oil fraud case, will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said.
A notice has been submitted to court by a pair of companies who were restricted by JKX from attending an annual general meeting.
SSE and the Scottish Government have both revealed they plan to appeal against a legal ruling on a planned 67-turbine windfarm. The move comes after a judge said the government’s decision to approve Stronelairg windfarm was “defective”. A review had originally been sought by the John Muir Trust.
BP has challenged a federal judge’s ruling that the company’s exploration unit acted with gross negligence in causing the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a decision that exposed the UK-based energy company to as much as $18 billion in fines under US law. This is BP’s first appeal of US District Judge Carl Barbier’s September decision that the company was 67% responsible for causing the worst offshore spill in US history. The judge determined rig-owner Transocean Ltd. (RIG) was 30 percent liable and cement-services provider Halliburton 3% responsible for the disaster, which killed 11 workers.
Dart Energy has won an appeal after a local authority in Wales rejected a planning application for a coal bed methane exploration well. The planning application had been turned down by Wrexham County Borough Council in March this year, despite approval from the authority’s planning officer.