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A dangerous and unremitting heatwave that has gripped the country’s midsection is set to press on this week, with high humidity adding to the misery. [MSNBC]
A Chevron document, inadvertently emailed Friday to media organizations, “offered an unusually detailed look at how one of the world’s largest energy producers was able to leverage its size and geographic reach to profit to the tune of $360 million this year to date through trading activities.” [WSJ]
Chinese netizens and a state press report on Sunday questioned safety standards at oil firms after a fire erupted at a plant owned by state-run CNPC — the industry’s fourth incident in six weeks. [AFP]
The Business Roundtable will host a conference call Tuesday to bash EPA’s upcoming ozone regulations. The call will feature Business Roundtable President John Engler, American Chemistry Council President Cal Dooley and others. [E2]