Oil and gas industry

October 23, 2017 - 1:58 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell a nickel nationally over the past two weeks to $2.51. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the drop comes as distribution systems continue to get back to normal following...
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This July 30, 2017 photo, shows an oil field controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, northeast Syria. The SDF, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition, said Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 that they had captured the Al-Omar field, Syria’s largest oil field, from the Islamic State group, marking a major advance against the extremists and for now keeping the area out of the hands of pro-government forces. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
October 22, 2017 - 8:20 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition said allied fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group on Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces. With IS in retreat, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and the...
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October 21, 2017 - 4:13 pm
RENFROW, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in northern Oklahoma. The most recent of the quakes recorded late Friday and early Saturday was a magnitude 2.5 at 11:03 a.m. Saturday near Renfrow, 103 miles (166 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 20, 2017 - 11:42 am
U.S. stocks notched modest gains in morning trading Friday as investors cheered a crop of strong company earnings. Technology companies posted some of the biggest gains. Banks and bond yields jumped after the Senate passed a budget bill that eases the path toward passing tax cuts sought by the...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the chamber to his office during a long series of votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 19, 2017 - 9:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The Senate has moved a step closer to ending the longstanding ban on oil and gas exploration in Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. As Republicans controlling the Senate...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002 file photo shows a tugboat maneuvering through waiting freighters on the Columbia River near the Port of Vancouver in Vancouver, Wash. Developers of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal along the Columbia River that would be the nation's largest have poured big money into a local port commissioner race that may shape the project's future. Backers of the Vancouver Energy project have given $370,000 in cash to support Kris Greene, who has expressed support for the oil terminal proposed at the Port of Vancouver, according to filings with the Washington Public Disclosure Commission. (AP Photo/Don Ryan,File)
October 19, 2017 - 8:09 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Developers of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal that would be the largest in the nation have poured big money into a port commissioner race in Washington state that may shape the project's future. Backers of the Vancouver Energy project have given $370,000 in cash to support Kris...
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October 19, 2017 - 12:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Energy firm BP announced Thursday that Carl-Henric Svanberg, the chairman who presided over the company during the Deepwater Horizon spill, has decided to retire. Svanberg took the post in April 2010 — just months before the disaster, which killed 11 people and led to an environmental...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, photo provided by Jack Zellweger, a fire rages at the Chevron El Segundo Refinery in El Segundo, Calif. A fire that erupted at the West Coast's largest oil refinery threatened storage tanks and sent huge flames into the sky and black smoke across neighborhoods before crews quickly smothered it. Dozens of firefighters responded late Tuesday to the 1,000-acre refinery just south of Los Angeles, which processes nearly 275,000 gallons of crude per day. (Jack Zellweger via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 3:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that erupted at the largest oil refinery on the West Coast threatened storage tanks while sending huge flames into the sky and black smoke across California neighborhoods before crews quickly smothered it. Dozens of firefighters responded late Tuesday to the 1,000-acre...
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This undated photo made available Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 shows Daphne Caruana Galizia, right, a Maltese investigative journalist who exposed her island nation’s links with the so-called Panama Papers. Galizia was killed on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, when a bomb destroyed her car as she was driving near her home in Mosta, a town outside Valletta, Malta’s capital, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. (The Malta Independent via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 2:59 pm
ROME (AP) — Malta, a tiny archipelago nation in the southern Mediterranean, is so attractive to those looking to shelter funds or operate under the radar of authorities that it's got a nickname to prove it: "treasure island." Malta's reputation as a tax haven, its cozy links with nearby lawless...
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October 18, 2017 - 12:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — A top Department of Energy official says the U.S. is keen to work with Japan in expanding exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas in Asia. Japan's trade and industry minister announced Wednesday plans for a $10 billion public-private effort to build LNG terminals, power plants and other...
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