Oil and gas exploration and extraction

Workers wearing protective gears disinfect as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a subway car depot in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 11, 2020 - 7:52 am
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe: Saudi Aramco, the kingdom's oil and gas producer, says it has taken action to stop what it described as "abusive behavior" in one of its office buildings after images shared on social media showed a migrant worker wearing a hand sanitizing...
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FILE - In this file photo dated 1990, Aramco refinery at Ras Tannura, Saudi Arabia. The price of oil surged Friday Jan. 3, 2020, as global investors were gripped with uncertainty over the potential repercussions and any retaliation, after the United States killed Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.(AP Photo/FILE)
March 11, 2020 - 4:41 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco said Wednesday it will increase production capacity to 13 million barrels per day, up from 12 million per day, part of a strategy to dominate market share amid a slowdown in demand due to the outbreak of a new virus. The majority...
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FILE - In this file photo dated 1990, Aramco refinery at Ras Tannura, Saudi Arabia. The price of oil surged Friday Jan. 3, 2020, as global investors were gripped with uncertainty over the potential repercussions and any retaliation, after the United States killed Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.(AP Photo/FILE)
March 11, 2020 - 4:07 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco said Wednesday it will increase production capacity to 13 million barrels per day, up from 12 million per day. The majority state-owned company's announcement, made on the Saudi Tadawul stock exchange, did not say when that...
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FILE - In this file photo dated 1990, Aramco refinery at Ras Tannura, Saudi Arabia. The price of oil surged Friday Jan. 3, 2020, as global investors were gripped with uncertainty over the potential repercussions and any retaliation, after the United States killed Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.(AP Photo/FILE)
March 11, 2020 - 4:04 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco said Wednesday it will increase production capacity to 13 million barrels per day, up from 12 million per day. The majority state-owned company's announcement, made on the Saudi Tadawul stock exchange, did not say when that...
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FILE - In this file photo dated 1990, Aramco refinery at Ras Tannura, Saudi Arabia. The price of oil surged Friday Jan. 3, 2020, as global investors were gripped with uncertainty over the potential repercussions and any retaliation, after the United States killed Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.(AP Photo/FILE)
March 11, 2020 - 4:02 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco said Wednesday it will increase production capacity to 13 million barrels per day, up from 12 million per day. The majority state-owned company's announcement, made on the Saudi Tadawul stock exchange, did not say when that...
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March 11, 2020 - 3:58 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco says it will increase production capacity to 13 million barrels per day, up from 12 million per day. The majority state-owned company's announcement, made on the Saudi Tadawul stock exchange on Wednesday, did not say when that...
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A security person wears a mask as he checks vehicles entering a compound for Saudi Aramco in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, March 9, 2020. State oil giant Saudi Aramco sees shares drop by 10% as Riyadh stock market opens, halting trading. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 10, 2020 - 11:41 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil giant Saudi Aramco said Tuesday it would increase its crude oil production to 12.3 million barrels a day in April, a record amount. The move seemed to make good on the country's promise over the weekend to increase output after Russia...
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A man wears a mask as he walks in the train station in Florence, Italy, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Italy entered its first day under a nationwide lockdown after a government decree extended restrictions on movement from the hard-hit north to the rest of the country to prevent the spreading of coronavirus. (Jennifer Lorenzini/LaPresse via AP)
March 10, 2020 - 9:51 am
Seven weeks after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the spread of the virus that causes the disease has done widespread damage to critical economic sectors in the country. Airlines are cutting capacity, people are working from home, major public events that raise millions of...
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A security person wears a mask as he checks vehicles entering a compound for Saudi Aramco in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, March 9, 2020. State oil giant Saudi Aramco sees shares drop by 10% as Riyadh stock market opens, halting trading. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 10, 2020 - 6:42 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil giant Saudi Aramco said Tuesday it would increase its crude oil production to 12.3 million barrels a day in April, a record amount. The move seems to make good on the country's promise over the weekend to increase output after Russia...
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A security person wears a mask as he checks vehicles entering a compound for Saudi Aramco in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, March 9, 2020. State oil giant Saudi Aramco sees shares drop by 10% as Riyadh stock market opens, halting trading. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
March 10, 2020 - 6:04 am
DUBAI (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil giant Saudi Aramco said Tuesday it would increase its crude oil production to 12.3 million barrels a day in April, a record amount. The move seems to make good on the country's promise over the weekend to increase output after Russia refused to cooperate on...
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