Oil and gas industry

July 02, 2018 - 9:49 pm
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands (AP) — The U.S. Virgin Islands announced Monday that it reached a $1.4 billion deal to reopen one of the world's largest oil refineries in a move expected to boost the U.S. territory's economy. Gov. Kenneth Mapp said private equity firm ArcLight Capital Partners...
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July 02, 2018 - 9:23 pm
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands (AP) — The U.S. Virgin Islands says it has reached a $1.4 billion deal to reopen one of the world's largest refineries in a move expected to boost the U.S. territory's economy. Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Monday that private equity firm ArcLight Capital Partners LLC...
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July 02, 2018 - 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is suggesting some countries continuing to import Iranian oil could avoid sanctions after restrictions are set to be re-imposed in November. The restrictions follow the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Director for policy planning Brian Hook says...
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FILE- This June 25, 2018, photo shows the New York Stock Exchange is seen in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 2. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 02, 2018 - 10:24 am
U.S. stocks slid in early trading Monday, weighed down by concerns over escalating global trade tensions, weak economic data from Asia and an election result in Mexico that's likely to complicate talks on renegotiating the NAFTA trade agreement. Health care and consumer-focused companies took some...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 02, 2018 - 3:53 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deteriorating outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of higher tariffs expected to be imposed by Beijing and Washington starting Friday. Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand in trade...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 02, 2018 - 3:37 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deteriorating outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of higher tariffs expected to be imposed by Beijing and Washington starting Friday. Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand in trade...
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July 01, 2018 - 2:22 pm
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.1 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in central Oklahoma. There were no immediate reports of damage. The agency says the earthquake was recorded at 9:58 p.m. on Saturday, about 8 miles (12.5 kilometers) east of Guthrie. The temblor was...
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Keith Magill, executive editor, and summer intern Nikki Naquin, left, work in the Houma Courier newspaper offices in Houma, La., Friday, June 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
July 01, 2018 - 8:36 am
HOUMA, La. (AP) — The news of the bloody attack came from a newspaper more than 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) away, but not unlike their own, with deep ties to their town stretching back more than a century. At The Courier in Houma, amid the bayous that marble south Louisiana, the staff was still...
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Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Fazli said only one person was wounded in clashes when gunfire erupted as Iranian security forces confronted protesters early Sunday amid demonstrations over water scarcity in the country's south. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
July 01, 2018 - 7:21 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gunfire erupted as Iranian security forces confronted protesters early Sunday amid demonstrations over water scarcity in the country's south, violence that authorities said wounded at least 11 people, mostly police. The protests around Khorramshahr, some 650...
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July 01, 2018 - 6:49 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gunfire erupted as Iranian security forces confronted protesters early Sunday amid demonstrations over water scarcity in the country's south, violence that authorities said wounded at least 11 people, mostly police. The protests around Khorramshahr, some 650...
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