Oil and gas industry

July 01, 2017 - 3:13 pm
HELENA, Okla. (AP) — An earthquake has shaken part of northwestern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 6:50 a.m. Saturday more than 10 miles (16 kilometers) northeast of Helena in Alfalfa County. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of about 3...
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July 01, 2017 - 10:04 am
PARIS (AP) — An oil tanker and a large cargo ship collided Saturday in the Dover Strait between Britain and France but no casualties or pollution from the accident have been reported so far, French authorities say. The local Maritime Prefecture said the collision between the two Honk Kong-flagged...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 30, 2017 - 5:10 pm
Wall Street closed out the final day of the second quarter with slight gains after a broad rally faded in the last few minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index eked out tiny gains, while the Nasdaq composite closed essentially flat...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Department of Energy in Washington, Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 30, 2017 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there was one. The five-member commission that oversees natural gas pipelines and other energy projects is down to a single commissioner as one of the panel's two remaining members is stepping down. The departure Friday of Democrat Colette Honorable from the Federal...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 30, 2017 - 3:10 pm
U.S. stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading Friday, recovering some of their losses from a day earlier. Industrial stocks and consumer-focused companies led the gainers. Energy companies also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Real estate and banks lagged. Investors were sizing up the...
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June 30, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there was one. The five-member commission that oversees natural gas pipelines and other energy projects is down to a single commissioner as one of the panel's two remaining members steps down on Friday. The departure of Democrat Colette Honorable from the Federal Energy...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. Asian stock markets were marginally higher Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, after an overnight recovery of technology stocks on Wall Street. An agreement among key crude exporting countries to extend oil production cuts also boosted sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 28, 2017 - 2:33 pm
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks higher in afternoon trading Wednesday as the market bounced back from losses a day earlier. Technology stocks were among the big gainers. Energy companies also rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. Utilities and real estate companies...
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June 28, 2017 - 10:52 am
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators say a private security firm hired by the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline operated in the state without a license and has continued doing so since being denied one. North Dakota's Private Investigative and Security Board is suing to...
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In this March 23, 2016 photo, a worker checks the radiation level on barrels in a storage of nuclear waste taken from the 4th unit destroyed by the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Chernobyl, Ukraine. A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The virus hit the radiation-monitoring at Ukraine's shuttered Chernobyl power plant, site of the world's worst nuclear accident, forcing it into manual operation. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28, 2017 - 7:51 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The day after a particularly virulent strain of ransomware burst across the globe, the mysterious Shadow Brokers group has re-emerged to taunt the U.S. National...
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In this March 23, 2016 photo, a worker checks the radiation level on barrels in a storage of nuclear waste taken from the 4th unit destroyed by the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Chernobyl, Ukraine. A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The virus hit the radiation-monitoring at Ukraine's shuttered Chernobyl power plant, site of the world's worst nuclear accident, forcing it into manual operation. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28, 2017 - 7:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Kaspersky Lab says a massive cyberattack that has locked computers across the world involved a new malware. The company said Wednesday that its preliminary findings...
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