Wood, the Aberdeen-headquartered energy services giant, has earmarked $196million in order to settle bribery cases with authorities in the US, Brazil and the UK.
Securities and Exchange Commission
Now that Biden has committed to shifting from fossil fuels, the incoming chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler, must decide whether Big Oil are exempt from basic principles of shareholder democracy.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has been largely silent on the financial wreckage of the U.S. shale industry in recent years, but that may be about to change.
Oil-field service giant Schlumberger grew its global head count in 2019 despite finishing the year with a $10.1 billion loss and laying off 1,400 workers in the United States.