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HOUSTON-- A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in Houston and then driving hundreds of miles to dump her body in a West Texas oil field taped an interview about the case with the "Dr. Mark Augustin Castellano, a 37- year-old computer technician, has been charged with murder in the Sept. 22 death of 31- year-old Michelle Warner.
HOUSTON-- The electric power producer Dynegy Inc. has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Dynegy filed for Chapter 11 in July after years of falling electricity prices and debt that surpassed $5 billion last year. As part of the restructuring, Dynegy Holdings and Dynegy Inc. were combined on Sept. 30.
The decision conflicts with rulings by several other federal circuits, possibly setting the stage for a Supreme Court challenge.
Oct 2- Quanta Services Inc:. *Federal court order rules in favor of Quanta Services in patent infringement. *Houston court entered order finding that a product line sold by Liveline.
TEL AVIV, Oct 2- The Shimshon reservoir off Israel's southern Mediterranean coast has the potential for about 550 billion cubic feet of natural gas, Modiin Energy. ATP Oil& Gas Corp holds a 40 percent working interest in the well, Modiin Energy owns 10 percent and Isramco.
*More assertive Kazakhstan sets eyes on ConocoPhillips stake. *Kashagan key to rapid rise in Kazakh oil output* Kazakh minister hopes field to produce first oil in March By Robin Paxton ASTANA, Oct 2- U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips.
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MIDLAND, Texas-- Diamondback Energy Inc. said Tuesday that it plans to sell 12.5 million shares in its business for between $17 and $19 per share in an initial public offering of the oil and gas company.
WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Last year's sale from U.S. emergency crude oil reserves has helped battle shrinking capacity or "creep" at the 62 salt caverns in Texas and Louisiana that form the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the Energy Department's inspector general said on Tuesday.
*U.S. office rents inch up 0.3 percent- Reis report. NEW YORK, Oct 2- The U.S. office market recovery remained stalled in the third quarter as uncertainty over the upcoming federal elections, U.S. tax policy and Europe's fiscal problems crimped job growth, keeping demand for office space limp and rent growth anemic.
Oct 1- U.S. power producer Dynegy Inc, which counts billionaire financier Carl Icahn among its shareholders, said on Monday it has emerged from Chapter 11, less than a month after winning court approval for its bankruptcy plan.
DALLAS-- The federal government is examining two separate incidents in which passenger seats came loose midflight on American Airlines planes in the last three days. On Saturday, a flight from Boston to Miami made an emergency landing in New York after three passenger seats came loose shortly after takeoff.
HOUSTON, Oct 1- Entergy Corp and ITC Holdings Corp took another step to advance Entergy's $1.78 billion plan to spin off its electric transmission business, late last week.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Country music star Kenny Rogers offers a revealing look into his life and five-decade-long musical career in "Luck or Something Like It," his memoir that will be released on Tuesday.
*Patents upheld in treximet patent litigation appeal. *Court of appeals affirmed August decision of United States district court for. the eastern district of Texas.
Oct 1- Leap Wireless International Inc:. *Savary Island and T-Mobile USA close spectrum exchanges. *Says Leap adds spectrum in Phoenix and Houston.
BISMARCK, N.D.-- An airline that for two decades has received federal subsidies to fly to a small North Dakota city says it no longer needs taxpayer help because the oil boom in the area has made the service self-sufficient.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.-- Alabama Power's agreements to purchase wind-generated power put it among the leading investor-owned utilities in the Southeast to pursue the renewable source, a national organization said.
HOUSTON, Oct 1- Returning the damaged Crystal River nuclear unit in Florida to service could cost $3 billion and take eight years, according to an independent review of repair options commissioned by Duke Energy.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court plunged into its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. Cases involving some of the most emotional issues in American life are likely to be decided after voters choose a president and new Congress next month.