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A Billion-Dollar Bribery Scandal Sweeps Through the Oil Industry

Shell and Eni paid $1.3 billion for rights to a prized offshore oil field in Nigeria. The question of whether the money was mostly a bribe is at the heart of one of the biggest corruption scandals the industry has faced......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2018

Inside the bribery scandal sweeping through the oil industry

Shell and Eni paid $1.3 billion for rights to a prized offshore oil field in Nigeria. The question of whether the money was mostly a bribe is at the heart of one of the biggest corruption scandals the oil industry has faced......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 13th, 2018

Inside the bribery scandal sweeping through the oil industry

Shell and Eni paid $1.3 billion for rights to a prized offshore oil field in Nigeria. The question of whether the money was mostly a bribe is at the heart of one of the biggest corruption scandals the oil industry has faced......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 13th, 2018

New Leaks Allege Shell Oil Executives At Center Of Billion Dollar Bribery Scheme Involving Powerful Officials In Nigeria

Allegations connect Shell, Rex Tillerson, Eni, Nigeria top politicians in opl 245 scandal, says Global Witness Shell’s most senior executives were told payments fo.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 9th, 2017

Don"t demonize standard business practice

There is an effort underway to demonize the title-insurance industry in New York. The motive is as murky as the method. This a billion-dollar industry that employs thousands of New Yorkers. About... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2018

Black hole? What happened to this multi-billion-dollar spy satellite?

Does SpaceX satellite launch failure highlight the dangers of privatizing the space industry?.....»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJan 11th, 2018

Airbus to boost China output as nears jet deal during Macron trip

PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus is set to boost production of narrowbody jets in China as it nears a new multi-billion-dollar deal to supply the world's fastest-growing aviation market during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron, industry sources said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 8th, 2018

The Billion-Dollar Loophole

For all the talk of reform, the Republican tax plan leaves many tax-avoidance schemes untouched. Inside the cottage industry that’s cashing in on one of them. This article is a collaborat.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 20th, 2017

Understanding This Largely Ignored $107 Billion Dollar Industry

Today's billionaires allhaveone thing in common: they invested heavily in their ownability to learn. They're not alone. Online learning is now more than a $107billion dollar industry ... and growing......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 12th, 2017

Inside the marriage of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, who sport matching ring finger tattoos, weathered a cheating scandal, and are worth over $1 billion

Robin Harper/AP Images • Music industry titans Jay-Z and Beyoncé have been married since 2008. • According to Forbes, the couple's net worth comes out to a total of $1.16 billion. • The pair now have three children: .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 30th, 2017

Will The Blockchain Render This Multibillion-Dollar Industry Obsolete?

Blockchain technology is on the cusp of disrupting another billion-dollar industry that most Americans (particularly members of the millen.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 26th, 2017

Exclusive: Westinghouse discussing group bid for Saudi nuclear tender - sources

RIYADH/PARIS (Reuters) - Toshiba-owned Westinghouse is in talks with other U.S-based companies to form a consortium to bid in a multi-billion-dollar tender for two nuclear power reactors in Saudi Arabia, three industry sources said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2017

How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway

In a billion-dollar industry increasingly dominated by lavish franchise productions, one quiet show tries to turn the tide .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 14th, 2017

How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway

In a billion-dollar industry increasingly dominated by lavish franchise productions, one quiet show tries to turn the tide .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 14th, 2017

How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway, scene of ‘Frozen’ and ‘Mean Girls’

In a billion-dollar industry increasingly dominated by lavish franchise productions, one quiet show tries to turn the tide .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 14th, 2017

How a slow-going musical could save the old soul of Broadway, scene of ‘Frozen’ and ‘Mean Girls’

In a billion-dollar industry increasingly dominated by lavish franchise productions, one quiet show tries to turn the tide .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 14th, 2017

Montco nabs Cirque du Soleil for 2018, turns focus to billion-dollar arts industry

Cirque du Soleil will be coming to Montgomery County in 2018 as part of the county's tourism initiatives to increase awareness for and raise the profile of the arts in the suburban county. Montgomery County is coming off of a record-breaking 2016,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2017

Move Over Mike Novogratz, Bitcoin Funds Now Take Minutes To Create

With the cryptoasset industry booming, and star fund managers such as Michael Novogratz planning to launch a half billion dollar cryptoasset fund, it was only a matter of time before crypto funds-of-funds started to ap.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 25th, 2017

Wildfires could bring sour grapes to California"s wine industry

It's still too early to know the full extent of the damage to California's multi-billion dollar wine industry, but many wine enthusiasts including those Downtown L.A.'s San Antonio Winery are concerned......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 13th, 2017

How Racism Is Fueling a Pharma Scandal Over a Billion-Dollar Patent

The maker of Botox has been accused of unethical practices—but those accusations are also raising suspicions......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 9th, 2017

Florida"s risky real-estate game is protected by a billion-dollar insurance industry — but that could soon change

REUTERS/Carlos BarriaAfter dodging the worst of Hurricane Irma, Florida’s coastal real estate boom shows no signs of slowing. In Miami and nearby waterfront cities, a .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 6th, 2017