Oil and gas industry

A woman walks by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, June 23, 2017. Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline, while still hovering near its lowest level in almost a year. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 23, 2017 - 5:03 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed on Friday as oil prices stabilized and investors assessed Beijing's moves to tighten up on some Chinese companies as well as the latest survey on eurozone economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: European shares fell in early trading. France's CAC 40 shed 0.3...
Read More
A woman walks by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, June 23, 2017. Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline, while still hovering near its lowest level in almost a year. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 23, 2017 - 2:00 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday, as the price of oil halted its decline to hover near its lowest level in almost a year. Chinese stocks dropped as regulators tightened up scrutiny of some companies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
Read More
June 22, 2017 - 9:38 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are saying the country has begun exporting gas to neighboring Iraq. The Thursday report by the semi-official Fars news agency said the exports began late Wednesday through a pipeline straight to Baghdad. According to the report, the daily flow will start at around...
Read More
FILE -- In this Aug. 4, 2013, file photo, an oil field pump jack operates near Lost Hills, Calif. California's cap-and-trade law, which puts a cap and a price on carbon emissions, expires in 2020. Gov. Jerry Brown say he's still hopeful it will be extended, after he failed to convince lawmakers to extend it in tandem with the just-passed state budget. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 21, 2017 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Oil prices fell further to a new seven-month low on Wednesday, with the international benchmark for crude sliding below $46 a barrel. That is just above the price seen in November, when OPEC and 10 other oil-producing countries agreed to cut their production to combat a growing supply...
Read More
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)
June 20, 2017 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 11 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,441, as of 2:26 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
Read More
FILE - In this June 15, 2005 file photo, flames from methane burning at the landfill in Coventry, Vt. The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
June 20, 2017 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the Trump administration will enforce an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production, even as it seeks to rewrite the rule to be more industry-friendly. Zinke told a Senate committee Tuesday...
Read More
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)
June 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,445, as of noon Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
Read More
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)
June 20, 2017 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,446, as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones...
Read More
June 20, 2017 - 2:39 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian government says it will restrict gas exports from next year to contain soaring energy prices in the domestic market. Australia is about to overtake Qatar as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. But most Australians face escalating power bills...
Read More
FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma’s state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued to block federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 16, 2017 - 4:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued to block federal efforts to curb planet-warming...
Read More

Pages