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  • 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...
  • PASSINGS: Daniel J. Edelman

    Daniel J. Edelman, 92, who built one of the world's top public relations companies and pioneered celebrity endorsements and media tours, died of heart failure Tuesday at a Chicago hospital, said his son, Richard Edelman. Edelman is credited with...
  • In Dutch court, Shell pushes Greenpeace to stay back or pay up

     
    Shell has taken Greenpeace International to a Dutch court in an attempt to keep protesters at least 500 meters away from its properties -- or face fines of nearly $1.3 million or more. The court case was triggered by the latest round of Greenpeace...
  • Corbett defends donor-funded vacation to Rhode Island.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Thursday defended his decision to let a businessman and campaign donor with ties to the Marcellus shale industry cover his and First Lady Susan Corbett's travel costs on a vacation to Rhode Island last year. In......
  • 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,...
  • Isaac threatens Gulf oil production; gas prices could rise

    Isaac threatens Gulf oil production; gas prices could rise
    Tropical Storm Isaac is curtailing oil production along the Gulf of Mexicoand threatening refineries, which could send already rising gasoline prices up another 10 cents in the coming week. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, which...
  • Isaac Leads to 5-Cent Gas Price Spike

    Isaac Leads to 5-Cent Gas Price Spike
    NEW ORLEANS -- Gas prices shot up by nearly 5 cents a gallon nationwide Wednesday -- with one-day surges of as much as 14 cents in some states -- after Hurricane Isaac cut output from refineries along the Gulf Coast. But experts say the price spike is...
  • Gas prices rise again on Isaac impact

     Gas prices rise again on Isaac impact
    Gas prices rose another 2.2 cents a gallon nationwide Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Isaac's landfall along the oil-producing Gulf Coast. The increase, reported by the motorist group AAA, was less than half the prior day's rise, as refineries in the...
  • Shell starts drilling for Arctic oil well

    Shell starts drilling for Arctic oil well
    Royal Dutch Shell has begun preparatory drilling for an offshore oil well in the Arctic, the oil company announced Sunday, the first step in a long-controversial project. U.S. authorities granted Shell permission to begin work on the well in the...
  • Bernard B. Roth dies at 95; founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp.

    Bernard B. Roth dies at 95; founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp.
    Bernard B. Roth, founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp. and an early promoter of self-service gas stations at a time when pumping your own gas was considered novel and possibly dangerous, has died. He was 95. He died Sunday night at his Beverly...
  • Prop. 23: Why did Valero launch a campaign against California's climate law?

     
    In the most closely watched environmental election fight in the country, national conservation groups, Silicon Valley moguls, Hollywood celebrities and California politicians have waged a scorched-earth campaign against Valero Energy Corp., the nation's...