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Articles About Oil and Gas
June 01, 2015
6 Essential Gas Facts You Need to Know
Most people depend on gasoline to get from one place to another every single day. Here are six facts about gasoline that you may not have known before.
January 06, 2015
Is Cheap Gas Really a Good Thing for the U.S. Economy?
In June, a barrel of oil cost $107. Today we are at slightly less than $50 per barrel, a drop of some 47% and more than a five-year low.
October 25, 2014
Put 53 Years on the Clock: The End of Easy Oil Is Within Sight
BP calculates that there are about 1.69 trillion barrels of proved reserves in the world, enough to last the world about 53 years.
July 10, 2014
The 3 Biggest Downsides to the U.S. Oil Boom
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard that the U.S. is in the middle of an oil boom. But do you know the downsides?
July 09, 2014
10 States With the Highest Energy Prices
Energy is not cheap, and depending on what state you live in, it could really expensive. Here are the 10 states with the highest energy prices.
July 08, 2014
10 States With the Lowest Energy Prices
Energy is perhaps the most important commodity in the world today. Here are the 10 states with the cheapest energy.
April 29, 2014
4 Reasons Why Gas Prices Could Go Up This Summer
American consumers beware: Gasoline prices could edge up this summer.
March 21, 2014
Exxon Mobil Steps Up With Debt Offering and New Investments
Exxon Mobil appears to be shifting gears as it takes on debt and commits billions to new projects in emerging markets.
March 18, 2014
Big Oil’s Big Problems: Inflation, Corruption, and Geopolitical Tension
Between domestic inflation and international geopolitical tension, it's been a rough 2014 for Petrobras and other oil supermajors.
March 14, 2014
BP’s Back: EPA Lifts Ban on Gulf Operations For Oil Giant
Oil and gas supermajor BP plc appears to be back in the good graces of the U.S. government.
March 07, 2014
Is Exxon Mobil Heading for an Inflection Point in 2014?
Exxon Mobil announced that it will be spending less but producing more in 2014.
March 06, 2014
Michigan Regulators Accuse Chesapeake Energy of Antitrust Violations
Chesapeake Energy and Encana Oil and Gas are facing antitrust charges from Michigan's Attorney General.
March 04, 2014
It’s Open Season on BP: Court Rejects Appeal Over Gulf Spill Losses
A court of appeals has once again ruled that BP will have to stick to the initial terms of its settlement with victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
February 23, 2014
Exxon Mobil’s Oil and Gas Reserves Rose Somewhat in 2013
A recent press release from ExxonMobil noted that the company's oil and gas reserves rose somewhat in 2013.
February 13, 2014
BP Backs Away From Chinese Refinery as Demand Wanes
BP is reportedly backing away from a refinery project in China amid decelerating demand and the threat of a supply glut.
February 09, 2014
Consumers Pay More as Gas Prices Spike
Last week, natural gas prices rose above $5 for the first time in three years, then fell back a bit only to rise again on February 4.
January 31, 2014
Chevron’s 4Q: Don’t Panic, Next Year Will Be Better
Chevron reported year-end earnings on Friday that were just about as bad as analysts expected.
January 30, 2014
Exxon Mobil Trips Over Weak Fourth-Quarter Results
The fourth quarter was not kind to Exxon Mobil -- shares declined in early trading on Thursday after the super major posted year-end results.
January 20, 2014
Report: Chevron Looking to Sell $1B in Properties
Reports suggest Chevron is looking to sell off as much as $1 billion in oil storage and pipeline properties.
January 20, 2014
Oil Business: It’s All in the Pipeline
Producing oil or extracting natural gas from the ground is only part of the problem; the other part is getting the product to market.
January 19, 2014
General Electric to Push Industrials as Finance Unit Soars
The company is trying to focus on industrial operations as its risky yet profitable finance unit continues to show strength.
January 10, 2014
Chevron Earnings Update Fails to Impress Investors
Chevron released its interim earnings report for the end of 2013. Here's why Wall Street wasn't impressed.
December 31, 2013
How Warren Buffett Dealt With a Billion-Dollar Mistake
Part of what has made Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, such a successful investor is his capacity to recognize and admit to mistakes.
December 27, 2013
5 Top Energy Stocks for 2014
The global energy economy is changing, and some oil and gas companies are poised to capitalize on the new landscape.
December 27, 2013
EIA Weekly Reports: U.S. Refineries Are Well-Oiled Machines
The Energy Information Administration's weekly petroleum report shows U.S. commercial crude oil inventories are close to the upper limit of the average range.
December 22, 2013
8 Energy Stocks Top Credit Suisse’s Picks for 2014
Here are the eight energy stocks topping the Credit Suisse list of picks for the new year.
December 22, 2013
U.S. to Become Less Dependent on Foreign Oil
The United States will continue to develop its own oil and press for more efficient cars in order to reduce demand on oil.
December 18, 2013
BP Faces Bad Press But Good Prospects
Oil and gas super-major BP was flanked by mixed news on Wednesday.
December 17, 2013
Exxon Mobil Gets the Goldman Bump
Exxon Mobil closed up 2.0 percent at $97.22 per share on December 16 following an upgrade to Buy from Neutral from analysts at Goldman Sachs.
December 08, 2013
Why Chevron’s Huge China Project Has New Delays
Chevron's project with PetroChina in Chuandongbei is still not bearing fruit. What's behind the latest delay?
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