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  1. An Oklahoma appeals court has rejected a Tulsa businessman's $500,000 claim against the estate of the late natural gas magnate Aubrey McClendon. The Court of Civil Appeals ruled Thursday that an Oklahoma County district judge was correct when she dismissed the claim by Thomas Quinn.

  2. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Noble Energy, Inc. in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm bought 1,116,234 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock, valued at approximately $39,381,000.

  3. Victory Capital Management Inc. lessened its holdings in Sempra Energy by 50.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 236,742 shares of the utilities provider's stock after selling 245,334 shares during the quarter.

  4. Six people accused of attempting to have sex with minors have been arrested in a Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sex sting, state officials said in a release Tuesday, Aug. 15. An undercover operation taking place at the annual rally in the Black Hills for the past five years has netted arrests of people from across the world, according to Ace Crawford of the U.S. attorney's office for South Dakota. In the operation, an undercover officer has several internet chats or texts with people who believe they are talking with 14-year-old girls or boys.

  5. The head of FirstEnergy Solutions, Inc., said Wednesday the company has taken "a necessary milestone but not a welcome one" toward the planned closure of its Davis-Besse nuclear power plant east of Toledo and three nuclear units in Ohio and Pennsylvania. FES submitted its certified fuel handler training and retraining program to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a document required under the NRC's decommissioning process.

  6. FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver. Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and... WASHINGTON - The head of the Democratic Party insisted Wednesday that allegations of domestic abuse against his second-in-command would not hurt his party ahead of this fall's midterm elections.

  7. Nexen Inc. logo at the company's annual meeting in Calgary on April 25, 2012. A month after being ordered to pay $750,000 in fines related to a 2015 pipeline leak, Nexen is reporting a spill of 270,000 litres from a pipeline in the same area of northern Alberta.

  8. Three weeks after the main investor went bankrupt, the Cape Sharp Tidal turbine continues to sit without monitoring on the floor of the Bay of Fundy. Nova Scotia's Energy Minister would offer no timeline for when action would be taken.

  9. Centenus Global Management LP purchased a new position in shares of Chevron Co. in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  10. Texas-based Diamondback Energy Inc. is acquiring one of Alabama's largest publicly held companies, the Birmingham-based Energen Corp., in a stock deal worth more than $9 billion. The statement says the deal creates a company that will operate in the Permian Basin, which produces oil and natural gas located in west Texas and southeastern New Mexico.

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