Oil and gas industry

In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, receives British Prime Minister Theresa May, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa May pitched the benefits of the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday during the second day of her two-day visit to Saudi Arabia as it weights which international market to list shares of oil giant Aramco in what many expect will be the largest public offering in history. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 10:28 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Britain's prime minister pitched the benefits of the London Stock Exchange during a visit to Saudi Arabia as the kingdom weighs which international market to list shares of oil giant Aramco in what many expect will be the largest public offering in history. Theresa May...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after disappointing U.S. car sales data contributed to a bleak day on Wall Street. Investors are cautiously awaiting President Donald Trump's meeting with the Chinese president later this week. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
April 05, 2017 - 5:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly higher Wednesday both in Europe and Asia as oil prices extended gains. North Korea's latest missile launch appeared to have little impact on trading. Investors are awaiting U.S. data and meetings later in the week between President Donald Trump and his Chinese...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2014, file photo survey crews in boats look over tanker cars as workers remove damaged tanker cars along the tracks where several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire along the James River near downtown Lynchburg, Va. Inspectors have found almost 24,000 safety defects over a two-year period along United States railroad routes used to ship volatile crude oil. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows many of the defects were similar to problems blamed in past derailments that caused massive fires or oil spills in Oregon, Virginia and Montana. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 05, 2017 - 3:10 am
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government inspections of railroads that haul volatile crude oil across the United States have uncovered almost 24,000 safety defects, including problems similar to those blamed in derailments that triggered massive fires or oil spills in Oregon, Virginia, Montana and...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:31 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska oil company has agreed to pay the largest civil penalty ever for a violation of a law requiring that goods transported by water between U.S. ports be carried on U.S.-flagged ships. Acting U.S. Attorney for Alaska Bryan Schroder says in an announcement that the...
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Peabody Energy Corp. President & CEO Glenn Kellow, second from right, joined by company CFO Amy Schwetz, rings a ceremonial bell as his company's stock begins trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The nation's largest coal producer, Peabody Energy Corp., said Monday that it has emerged from bankruptcy protection after a year. The St. Louis company said it reduced costs and slashed its debt load by more than $5 billion in the past year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 04, 2017 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly moved Tuesday as investors were slow to dip a toe back into the market, although energy companies did climb with the price of oil and natural gas. Banks and retailers took losses. Stock indexes flickered between tiny gains and losses throughout the day before they...
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Peabody Energy Corp. President & CEO Glenn Kellow, second from right, joined by company CFO Amy Schwetz, rings a ceremonial bell as his company's stock begins trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The nation's largest coal producer, Peabody Energy Corp., said Monday that it has emerged from bankruptcy protection after a year. The St. Louis company said it reduced costs and slashed its debt load by more than $5 billion in the past year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 04, 2017 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed at midday Tuesday as energy companies move higher with the price of oil. Other industries aren't moving much overall, with industrial companies higher and banks trading lower. Department stores, apparel companies and handbag makers are falling, but...
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FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, the Chugach Mountains and the buildings of downtown Anchorage, Alaska, are reflected in the still waters of Cook Inlet. Oil from an underwater pipeline leak was discovered in the inlet on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The owner of the underwater pipeline, Hilcorp Alaska LLC, says the volume of the spill is estimated to be less than three gallons (11 liters). In three flyovers Sunday and a final one Monday morning, no additional sheen was spotted from the air. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
April 03, 2017 - 10:55 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An underwater pipeline that sprung a leak in Alaska's Cook Inlet, an area known for diverse marine life, probably dumped less than three gallons (11 liters) of crude oil into the ocean, the pipeline's owner said Monday. The spill between two production platforms owned by...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. From left are, TransCanada CEO Russell K. Girling, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Amid staff turmoil and shake-ups, travel bans blocked by federal courts and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, Trump is plucking away at another piece of his agenda: undoing Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 03, 2017 - 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama. From abortion to energy to climate change and personal investments, Trump is keeping...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:18 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An underwater pipeline that sprung a leak in Alaska's Cook Inlet, an area known for diverse marine life, probably dumped less than three gallons (11 liters) of crude oil into the ocean, the pipeline's owner said Monday. The spill between two production platforms owned by...
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April 03, 2017 - 10:12 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The flow of oil from an underwater pipeline leak discovered in Alaska's southern Cook Inlet over the weekend has been stopped, but it's unclear how much crude poured into the water posing a threat to wildlife. The leak was discovered Saturday coming from an 8-inch-wide...
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