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  • Shell-BG deal could fuel more oil and gas industry consolidation

    Shell-BG deal could fuel more oil and gas industry consolidation
    Petroleum giant Royal Dutch Shell's $70-billion pact to buy British rival BG Group may inspire copycat deals in the oil and gas industry as companies struggle to adjust to months of collapsing crude prices. The agreement, the second largest on record...
  • Shell-BG tie-up could challenge market leader Exxon Mobil

    Shell-BG tie-up could challenge market leader Exxon Mobil
    European petroleum giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British rival BG Group for roughly $70 billion in a deal that could help the two companies battle low oil prices while pressuring market leader Exxon Mobil Corp. Shell, which is based in the...
  • End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall

    End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall
    The United Steelworkers reached a tentative contract with Shell Oil Co. on Thursday after more than a month of contentious talks and strikes, union officials said. The union said it had settled on a new four-year pact with Shell, the lead negotiator for...
  • How BP's Whiting refinery manages as 57 percent of workers strike

    How BP's Whiting refinery manages as 57 percent of workers strike
    From the Chicago Skyway, the flares at BP's Whiting oil refinery look like burning cigarettes balanced upright. They continued to fire this week even as 1,065 workers entered the second week of a national strike affecting 11 production facilities,...
  • Federal environmental review makes Arctic drilling more likely

    Federal environmental review makes Arctic drilling more likely
    A revised environmental review of a contested Arctic oil leaseĀ makesĀ  drilling in the area far more likely, a development that has infuriated environmentalists. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released the new environmental assessment of...
  • Gas prices rise, ending longest streak of declines on record

    Gas prices rise, ending longest streak of declines on record
    Florida's 120-day streak of falling gasoline prices has ended. The average price for gas statewide rose Sunday for the first time in four months, travel club AAA said. That's in line with last week's bump in the U.S. average price, snapping the...
  • Refinery strike pushes up wholesale gasoline prices

    Refinery strike pushes up wholesale gasoline prices
    Gasoline traders reacted quickly to the first nationwide oil refinery walkout in more than three decades, pumping up wholesale prices to their highest level in more than a month. But analysts questioned whether there would be longer-lasting consequences...
  • Feedback 1/11/15: Animal registration,

    Investigate this Carl: The Daily Press does an excellent job in doing investigative work, but I wish someone would investigate why the city of Newport News', the animal registration card we get every year, and the $5 fee. Even though I get my animals...
  • 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...
  • 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....