Oil and gas industry

May 23, 2017 - 1:21 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other people hospitalized, health officials said Monday. The San Francisco County coroner's office identified the dead man as...
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May 22, 2017 - 2:29 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline system leaked more than 100 gallons (380 liters) of oil in two separate incidents in North Dakota in March as crews prepared the pipeline for operation. They're the $3.8 billion pipeline's second and third known leaks. A state Health Department...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 22, 2017 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as software and chip makers and other technology companies climb. Defense contractors are also rising as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 22, 2017 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Defense contractors are making gains and technology and consumer-focused companies are also rising. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields, while chemicals maker Huntsman is rising after it agreed...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 22, 2017. Asian stocks rose Monday, cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics as President Donald Trump began his first official trip overseas as president. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 22, 2017 - 4:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Monday, with Asian markets cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics while benchmarks in Europe mostly drifted lower in early trading. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC was down 0.1 percent in early trading at 5,317.51. Germany...
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In a Friday, May 19, 2017 photo, Oklahoma state Rep. Jason Dunnington, D-Oklahoma City, asks a question during a oint Committee on Appropriations and Budget committee meeting in Oklahoma City. After back-to-back midyear budget cuts, two elementary schools in Democratic state Rep. Jason Dunnington's urban Oklahoma City district can no longer afford to pay for art teachers. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 21, 2017 - 12:39 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma state budget has been cut so deeply that two elementary schools in state Rep. Jason Dunnington's district can no longer afford to pay for art teachers. A hospital is struggling after lawmakers axed a fund for uncompensated care. Beyond the cuts, the situation has...
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In this May 16, 2017 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, gas flare out from a drilling platform that extracted natural gas from combustible ice trapped under the seafloor of the South China Sea. Commercial development of the globe's vast reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as combustible ice has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor. (Liang Xu/Xinhua via AP)
May 19, 2017 - 5:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — Commercial development of the globe's huge reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor off their coastlines. But experts said Friday that large-scale production...
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May 19, 2017 - 3:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — Commercial development of the globe's huge reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor off their coastlines. But experts said Friday that large-scale production...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Chinese stocks sank Tuesday after April economic activity weakened and other major Asian markets were little-changed following Wall Street’s spurt on higher oil prices. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 16, 2017 - 1:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks sank Tuesday after April economic activity weakened while other Asian markets rose following Wall Street's spurt on higher oil prices. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.4 percent to 3,078.60 points and Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.2 percent to 25,308...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in Saudi Arabia unnerved some investors and suggested the kingdom could be more bullish in pursuing output cuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 15, 2017 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices on Monday revived energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest...
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