Oil and gas industry

May 17, 2018 - 3:21 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV is reporting that Tehran has signed an agreement with a British consortium to develop an oil field in the country's south. The agreement is the first between Iran and a key Western ally of the United States since Washington last week announced it will pull out...
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FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe enjoys some fresh air outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 16. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
May 16, 2018 - 11:43 am
U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday as gains in health care companies and retailers outweigh losses in banks and utilities. Consumer goods companies also posted gains. Energy stocks were among the laggards as crude oil prices declined. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 file photo, former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City. Coburn announced his support of an anti-tax group Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite. The anti-tax group is taking advantage of a rarely used provision of the Oklahoma Constitution to try and throw out hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue approved by the Legislature to provide new funding for teacher raises and public schools. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 14, 2018 - 4:20 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group representing Oklahoma teachers is asking the state's highest court to stop an effort to overturn a tax-hike package to fund teacher pay raises the Legislature approved amid a national uprising of educators seeking more classroom money. The Professional Oklahoma...
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A warning sign stands at the entrance of the PDVSA/BOPEC Brasil Terminal in Rincon Bonaire on the Caribbean Netherlands island of Bonaire, Monday, May 7, 2018, where Venezuela refines and stores its heavy crude. U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips is pressing for control of Venezuela's key offshore operations in the Caribbean, seeking to recoup $2 billion from a decade-old dispute with the nation struggling to feed its people, a source confirmed Monday. (AP Photo/Stephan Kogelman)
May 13, 2018 - 10:33 pm
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — A court on the Dutch island of Curacao has authorized the local subsidiary of U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips to seize $636 million worth of assets held on the island by Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA. The move comes as Houston-based Conoco seeks to recover $2 billion...
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Ford CEO James Hackett listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with automotive executives in the Rosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 12, 2018 - 6:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Addressing a key concern for manufacturers, President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives. The president met with top auto...
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Ford CEO James Hackett listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with automotive executives in the Rosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 12, 2018 - 12:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Addressing a key concern for manufacturers, President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives. The president met with top auto...
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Ford CEO James Hackett listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with automotive executives in the Rosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 11, 2018 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Addressing a key concern for manufacturers, President Donald Trump instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives Friday. The president met with top...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with automotive executives in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Washington. From left, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, Ford CEO James Hackett, Trump, and White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 11, 2018 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with automakers (all times local): 3:50 p.m. President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to explore negotiating with California to achieve a single fuel economy standard for the nation. The president met Friday with 10...
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Traders Gregory Rowe, left, and Robert Charlop talk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 11, 2018. U.S. stocks moved mostly higher in morning trading Friday, adding to solid gains from a day earlier. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 11, 2018 - 3:39 pm
U.S. stock indexes veered mostly higher in late-afternoon trading, on track to extend the market's strong gains for the week. Health care stocks climbed as investors sized up new policy remarks from President Donald Trump. Those gains outweighed losses in technology companies. Energy stocks also...
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Ford CEO James Hackett listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with automotive executives in the Rosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 11, 2018 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told leaders of the world's top automakers on Friday that he wants to see more cars built in the United States as his administration weighs plans to reduce gas mileage and pollution requirements enacted during the Obama administration. Trump said in a...
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