Volkswagen is still developing a fix for the problem.
Sand helps to crack the shale rock and allow the crude to flow out.
More than 1,880 square miles of Louisiana land has turned into open water.
The automaker says it needs the cash to help with development of its Model 3.
The U.S. crude contract fell as low as $41.35 a barrel, the weakest level since early 2009.
Motor vehicle output surged 10.6 percent in July.
The refinery is the largest in the Midwest and the seventh-largest nationally.
The EPA issued revised standards that would reduce the renewable fuel requirement in gasoline by 4 billion gallons this year.
CEO Elon Musk noted that he intends to purchase about $20 million worth of stock.
More than 700 people were injured and dozens were reported missing in the explosion.
A new report anticipates a dramatic jump in the need for data analysis as the Industrial Internet of Things continues to expand.
The petition charges the EPA with illegally invalidating the states' air quality protection plans.
It's not exactly clear what makes it Wheaties beer, besides being made from wheat.
China on Tuesday devalued its currency by 1.9 percent compared to the dollar, and the rate fell again on Wednesday and Thursday.
The cuts will be part of a "strategic realignment" for the company.
The project will add a 38,000-square-foot building to its North America Seedcare Institute.
The company faces nearly $1.8 million in fines amid allegations that managers knowingly exposed workers to asbestos.
Analysts expect thousands of companies that rely on temporary workers to be affected.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said the settlement is the largest payout in a California workplace-violation death.
EPA administrator Gina McCarthy said her agency took full responsibility for the spill.