Oil and gas industry

April 02, 2017 - 4:28 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials say an oil leak has been discovered in the Cook Inlet and a major oil and gas producer has shut down two of its platforms there. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says Hilcorp Alaska LLC workers first noticed an oil sheen and bubbling from...
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April 02, 2017 - 4:26 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials say an oil leak has been discovered in the Cook Inlet and a major oil and gas producer has shut down two of its platforms there. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says Hilcorp Alaska LLC workers first noticed an oil sheen and bubbling from...
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FILE -- In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, an Iraqi worker operates valves in Nihran Bin Omar field north of Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq. Addressing an energy conference in Baghdad, Iraq's oil minister said Sunday, April 2, 2017, that the country plans to increase daily crude oil production to 5 million barrels by the end of this year, up from the current rate of about 4.4 million barrels per day. (AP Photo/ Nabil al-Jurani, File)
April 02, 2017 - 8:56 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's oil minister said on Sunday that his country plans to increase daily crude oil production to 5 million barrels by the end of this year, up from the current rate of about 4.4 million barrels per day, to secure sorely needed cash for its ailing economy. Iraq, where oil revenues...
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FILE -- In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, an Iraqi worker operates valves in Nihran Bin Omar field north of Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq. Addressing an energy conference in Baghdad, Iraq's oil minister said Sunday, April 2, 2017, that the country plans to increase daily crude oil production to 5 million barrels by the end of this year, up from the current rate of about 4.4 million barrels per day. (AP Photo/ Nabil al-Jurani, File)
April 02, 2017 - 8:05 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's oil minister said on Sunday that his country plans to increase daily crude oil production to 5 million barrels by the end of this year, up from the current rate of about 4.4 million barrels per day, to secure sorely needed cash for its ailing economy. Iraq, where oil revenues...
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April 02, 2017 - 4:28 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's oil minister says the country plans to increase daily crude oil production to 5 million barrels by the end of this year, up from the current rate of about 4.4 million barrels per day. Addressing an energy conference in Baghdad on Sunday, Oil Minister Jabar Ali Al-Luaibi didn't...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Mont. President Trump's latest move to support coal mining is unlikely to turn around the industry's prospects immediately. Experts say the biggest problem faced by the mining industry today isn't a coal shortage of coal or even the prospect of climate change regulations, but an abundance of cheap natural gas. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
April 01, 2017 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took steps on coal regulation and broader energy policy during a week also marked by shadow-boxing over health care and Russian intrigue. False advertising and rhetorical feints went into the mix. Here are some statements by the president and his spokesman...
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A worker applies sealing putty on a construction fence placed around a shop to be restored at the Sol square in Madrid, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The square, one of the most visited places of the Spanish capital, is a lively commercial area full of shops, restaurants and pubs. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 31, 2017 - 6:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 19-country eurozone fell sharply in March due to weaker price increases partly related to the timing of Easter, official figures showed Friday, in a development that's likely to ease the pressure on the European Central Bank to rein back its stimulus efforts soon...
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Men chat in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, March 31, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday after Wall Street gained and Chinese factory activity improved. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 31, 2017 - 5:08 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets sank Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said his first meeting with his Chinese counterpart next week will be "very difficult." KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 lost 0.5 percent to 7,333.81 and France's CAC 40 shed 0.3 percent to 5,074.11...
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Specialist Thomas McArdle works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 30, 2017. U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 31, 2017 - 1:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed higher Friday after Wall Street gained and Chinese factory activity improved. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.1 percent to 19,078.81 and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3 percent to 3,220.28. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 shed 0.3 percent to 5...
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Specialist Thomas McArdle works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 30, 2017. U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 30, 2017 - 11:50 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday after Wall Street gained and Chinese factory activity improved. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.8 percent to 19,207.92 and the Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.3 percent to 3,219.29. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.6 percent to...
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