Oil and gas industry

Senate Finance Committee member Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., front, with, from left, Sens. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, speaks to reporters following a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 28, 2017 - 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate committee advanced a sweeping tax package to the full Senate on Tuesday, handing Republican leaders a victory as they try to pass the nation's first tax overhaul in 31 years. The Senate Budget Committee voted 12-11 to advance the bill as two committee Republicans who...
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November 27, 2017 - 5:09 pm
AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. plans to resume operation of its Keystone pipeline nearly two weeks after crews shut it down in response to an estimated 210,000-gallon oil spill in South Dakota. The company said in a statement that it will operate the pipeline at reduced pressure beginning...
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FILE - In this Friday Oct. 11, 2013, file image Director General of the The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Ahmet Uzumcu comments on the organization being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, during a press conference in The Hague, Netherlands. The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog OPCW said that Russia's veto of United Nations Security Council resolutions to extend the mandate of an investigation team tasked with apportioning blame for chemical attacks in Syria "creates a gap which needs to be addressed by the international community." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
November 27, 2017 - 11:59 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United States warned Monday that efforts to uphold the global ban on the production and use of chemical weapons are at a "critical juncture" in the wake of their use during Syria's civil war. As the Syrian government and its allies seek to discredit conclusions by...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Monday, Nov. 27, as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday. Banks and retailers were among the big gainers. Energy stocks lagged the most as crude oil prices headed lower. Several companies were also moving on deal news. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
November 27, 2017 - 11:35 am
U.S. stock indexes edged mostly lower in morning trading Monday as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday. Energy stocks were the biggest laggard as crude oil prices headed lower. Technology stocks also fell. Retailers posted solid gains on reports the holiday shopping season is off to a...
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A Chinese man reads a copy of a newspaper near a display for the stock market index in Beijing Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Asian stock markets tumbled Monday as investors looked ahead to a possible U.S. Senate vote this week on proposed tax changes and a week of economic data announcements. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 26, 2017 - 11:24 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets tumbled Monday as investors looked ahead to a possible U.S. Senate vote this week on proposed tax changes and a week of economic data announcements. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.8 percent to 3,327.65 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 percent to...
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November 26, 2017 - 1:23 pm
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police have arrested seven people allegedly involved in fraudulently selling large quantities of adulterated sunflower oil as olive oil in Greece and abroad. A family of four and three of their relatives were found operating a workshop were they added a dye to turn...
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In this image from video run by China's CCTV, firefighters and people, right, walk near damaged buildings and vehicles following an explosion in Ningbo in east China's Zhejiang province, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. A factory explosion in a port south of Shanghai knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, news reports said.(CCTV via AP Video)
November 26, 2017 - 4:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — An explosion in a port city south of Shanghai on Sunday killed two people and injured at least 30 others, knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, the government and news reports said. The early morning explosion struck a riverfront neighborhood...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 24, 2017 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks set more records in quiet post-holiday trading Friday as technology companies again did much of the heavy lifting. Energy companies rose with the price of oil. Macy's and some of its retail counterparts rose after the department store's CEO said Black Friday sales were...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2011 file photo, Rep. Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y. speaks in Fort Edward, N.Y. Former U.S. Rep. Hinchey, a veteran lawmaker known for pressing to protect the environment during a career that spanned from the era of the Love Canal toxic waste site to the recent debate over natural-gas fracking, has died at age 79. Hinchey, a Democrat, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at his home in Saugerties, in the Hudson Valley, his family said in a statement on his Facebook page. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
November 23, 2017 - 8:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, a veteran lawmaker known for pressing to protect the environment during a career that spanned from the era of the Love Canal toxic waste site to the recent debate over natural-gas fracking, has died. He was 79. Hinchey, a Democrat, died Wednesday at...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 22, 2017 - 11:21 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. Japan was closed on...
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