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  • Will low prices lead to consolidation in shale industry?

    Will low prices lead to consolidation in shale industry?
    The for-sale sign WPX Energy Inc. recently put on its Marcellus shale wells and land could signal more moves among natural gas producers struggling with low prices, observers say. "I do know a couple of companies that are interested in getting out of...
  • Chevron is still going strong after 135 years

    At 135 years and counting, the oil company now known as Chevron Corp. is one of California's oldest survival stories. Chevron traces its history to 1879 when Pacific Coast Oil Co. was founded. It was bought, in 1900, by the vast industrial empire of the...
  • Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012

    Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012
    SEATTLE — A Coast Guard investigation into the 2012 grounding of the Kulluk, an offshore drilling rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell in the harsh Arctic, blasted the oil company for legal violations, poor management and taking undue risks,...
  • Judge suspends Arctic drilling, orders new environmental report

    Judge suspends Arctic drilling, orders new environmental report
    In the ongoing battle over offshore drilling, a federal judge in Alaska told regulators Thursday to redo an environmental impact study that underestimated the amount of recoverable oil and, potentially, the risks to delicate Arctic habitat. The decision...
  • Helicopter Operators Set For Take-Off As Oil Drilling Picks Up

    A pickup in offshore drilling is swelling the order books of the handful of helicopter operators that shuttle oil workers to and from remote rigs. Their stock prices, depressed after Big Oil's recent spending cuts, could also be readying for take-off....
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles

    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off. The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
  • Arctic Ocean oil drilling opponents win appeal

    SEATTLE — The U.S. government violated the law when it opened millions of acres of the Arctic Ocean to offshore oil drilling, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, possibly delaying plans by companies such as Royal Dutch Shell to drill off the...
  • Brazil poised to become a top oil producer by 2035

    Brazil is poised to triple oil production in the next two decades and become a top producer by 2035 if the country can develop its massive offshore reserves. Brazil could jump to No. 6 on the world's top producer list by 2035, up from 12th currently,...
  • Occidental Petroleum's profits rise as Exxon Mobil's and Shell's fall

    Occidental Petroleum's profits rise as Exxon Mobil's and Shell's fall
    Occidental Petroleum reported higher profits in the fourth quarter as the oil and gas producer seeks to revamp its business after a boardroom shakeup last year. The Los Angeles company reported profits of $1.6 billion, or $2.04 a share, in the quarter...
  • Keystone XL, a sorry symbol of a continued reliance on fossil fuels

    Keystone XL, a sorry symbol of a continued reliance on fossil fuels
    The State Department is probably right to conclude, as it did Friday, that the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project would have a negligible effect on climate change. Even though the extraction of the oil would certainly cause significant pollution,...