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Petroleum Industry

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  • Amid frigid winter, Goldman, Morgan Stanley see commodity gains

    LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley both cited stronger commodities trading as a bright spot in the first quarter, aided in part by extraordinary volatility caused by the coldest U.S. winter in three decades. The two longest-...
  • Brazil's Campos targets taxes, Petrobras to boost economy

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Eduardo Campos, the centrist former state governor running third in Brazil's presidential race, plans to lower the tax burden and set a formula to automatically raise fuel prices at state-run oil company Petrobras if he wins the...
  • The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

    NEWCASTLE, England/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) - when a wrangle over terms is solved. Beyond...
  • Students add Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

    Students add Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests
    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter. The religious-themed demonstrations are...
  • Gasoline prices jump in California as refineries encounter trouble

    Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season. A gallon of regular gasoline hit a statewide average of $4.196 on Thursday, up about 13 cents in a...
  • Old-school coal is making a comeback

    WASHINGTON Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas. For years, coal has been losing market share as the American fracking boom created a flood of cheap and...
  • Local Voices West: April 24 edition

    Local Voices West: April 24 edition
    Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Hinsdale, Western Springs, Glen Ellyn and Bellwood.  Responsible pet owners I am an avid animal lover. I love them with a passion so deep, I can't even explain it. Last December, I launched a Facebook page in...
  • No U.N. rights monitoring in U.S. draft on Western Sahara mission

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday prepared a draft resolution that would renew the U.N. mission in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, but it did not ask for sustained U.N. human rights monitoring as demanded by rights...
  • Apache CEO, Vermont activist build alliance on climate issues

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Steve Farris runs a $33 billion Texas oil and gas company and turns, for advice, to a bearded Vermont environmentalist. As other energy firms battled climate change and anti-pollution activists in recent years, the Apache Corp...
  • Gunmen kidnap Tunisian diplomat in Libya

    TRIPOLI/TUNIS (Reuters) - A Tunisian diplomat was kidnapped on Thursday in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Libya's foreign ministry said, two days after gunmen seized Jordan's ambassador. Kidnappings have become commonplace in the oil producer, with...
  • Nigerian state, army says most abducted schoolgirls still missing

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's northeast Borno state said on Thursday only 20 of up to 129 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels were back with their parents, and the military retracted an earlier statement in which it said it had freed most...