Oil and gas industry

March 27, 2017 - 7:20 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a court filing Monday. The move comes despite months...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:18 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has oil place in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a court filing Monday. The move comes despite months of...
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March 27, 2017 - 5:08 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Natural gas spewing into Alaska's Cook Inlet from a ruptured underwater pipeline has been reduced by about half after owners lowered pressure in the line. The pipeline carries gas from onshore to four production platforms owned by Hilcorp Alaska LLC. The platforms burn...
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March 27, 2017 - 3:43 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROTESTS White House calls on Russia to release protesters WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is calling on Russia to immediately release all peaceful protesters arrested over the weekend during a large anti-government demonstration. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S...
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March 27, 2017 - 11:40 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday reduced the tax rate for Saudi Aramco as plans move forward to publicly list shares of the state-owned oil giant. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. Aramco...
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March 27, 2017 - 10:14 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has announced a new tax code for oil and gas producers amid plans to publicly list shares of state-oil giant Saudi Aramco. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. The...
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March 26, 2017 - 6:44 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL-SCHUMER Schumer says Democrats willing to work with GOP WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on improving the health care system if they agree to stop trying to repeal former President Barack Obama's law...
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March 26, 2017 - 5:55 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL-SCHUMER Schumer says Democrats willing to work with GOP WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on improving the health care system if they agree to stop trying to repeal former President Barack Obama's law...
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March 26, 2017 - 7:17 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Russia's energy minister says there's "94 percent" compliance on a six-month oil production cut among OPEC members and non-cartel nations, as well as discussions about continuing the cuts to boost crude prices. Alexander Novak made the comments Sunday in Kuwait at a compliance...
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March 25, 2017 - 8:44 pm
SEVERE WEATHER Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office says the storm destroyed...
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