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Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Gas prices ease ahead of holiday weekend

    Gas prices ease ahead of holiday weekend
    A week before the July 4 holiday, a gallon of regular gasoline in the Chicago area costs an average of $4.02, according to AAA Chicago -- about a nickel less than a week ago. In the past two weeks, gasoline prices have declined, said Patrick DeHaan, a...
  • Obama's inaction threatens nation

    Finally, the Canadians have decided to build the gas-and-oil pipeline to the West Coast, allowing them to sell their products to Asian countries. President Obama's indecision to allow the Keystone Pipeline to be built causes a significant drop in the...
  • Petrobras says cost of new oil rights to push back debt target

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - New oil rights awarded this week will saddle Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras with at least $26 billion of new costs by 2030 and further delay efforts to reduce debt below an internal target, according to a Friday...
  • You're paying more for gasoline, and here's why

    WASHINGTON Think you're paying more than you should be for gasoline right now? You are. Prices tend to spike around Memorial Day, when increased demand cuts against a limited supply as refiners convert from winter fuels to summer blends. But by the...
  • More investors plan to overweight commodities: Credit Suisse

    (Reuters) - More investors plan to ramp up on commodities over the next 12 months after years of pessimism toward the sector, betting that the Iraq conflict will push oil prices higher while other commodities prices advance in volatile trade, a Credit...
  • Iraq facing 'a new reality,' Kurdish leader tells Kerry

    The president of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region said Tuesday that “we are facing a new reality and a new Iraq” as he met with U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry in Irbil for talks on ending Iraq’s sectarian political...
  • Baghdad a 'legitimate threat' to fall, Pentagon says

    WASHINGTON Ninety U.S. military advisers arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday to begin assessing Iraqi security forces' ability to regain control of the embattled country, with the Pentagon acknowledging for the first time that the Iraqi capital could fall to...
  • North Dakota aims to double pipeline capacity; Enterprise helps

    BISMARCK North Dakota (Reuters) - North Dakota intends to nearly double its oil and gas pipeline capacity within two years as part of a plan to curb the wasteful flaring of natural gas in the bustling Bakken oil field, the state's governor said on...
  • First Nations being courted to back tar sands refinery projects on their land

    Despite last week's approval from the Canadian government, uncertainty still dogs Enbridge Inc.'s Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline largely because of a vow from key aboriginal communities to block it. Others in the oil industry are trying hard to...
  • Railroads give up attempts to keep crude oil shipment data secret

    WASHINGTON The nation's largest haulers of crude oil by rail on Tuesday appeared to abandon their insistence that information about such shipments could not be shared publicly for security reasons. Meanwhile, states, including some that had previously...
  • Crude oil rail shipment details begin to leak out

    WASHINGTON Some information about large crude oil shipments by rail is becoming publicly available, in spite of industry efforts to keep those details confidential, since the federal government ordered railroads to begin sharing it with state and local...