News bites: Total CEO denies bribe charges, OPEC to study US shale boom, and more

Bloomberg reports Total SA's CEO says the French oil-and-gas firm didn't pay bribes for Iranian oil, despite paying $400 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges on the matter.

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at four oil-and-gas firms that could soon produce 1 million barrels of oil each day.

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Economies (OPEC) plans to study the United States shale boom, Bloomberg reports.

A large wildfire sweeping through California is still days away from being brought under control, reports The Los Angeles Times.