Oil and gas industry

FILE - In this May 8, 2017 photo steel pipes for the North Stream 2 pipeline are stacked in Mukran harbour in Sassnitz, Germany. American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns. Senior State Department diplomat Sandra Oudkirk says the United States opposes the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline because it could increase Russia's "malign influence" in Europe. (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP, file)
May 17, 2018 - 9:57 am
MUKRAN, Germany (AP) — Sparks fly and machines whir as workers busily prepare thousands of steel pipes that will become part of a vast undersea pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany's northeastern Baltic coast. The Nord Stream 2 project will double the amount of natural gas Russia can funnel...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after strong factory data from the U.S. helped spur gains overnight on Wall Street.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 17, 2018 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — European stocks brushed aside earlier losses in Asia to rise solidly Thursday with oil companies in demand as the international measure of oil struck its highest level in three-and-a-half years after French oil giant Total threatened to pull out of Iran. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe,...
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May 17, 2018 - 7:20 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV is reporting that the country has signed an agreement with a British consortium to develop an oil field, just as another major company, France's Total, says it will withdraw from Iran because of the renewed U.S. sanctions. The new agreement is the first between...
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May 17, 2018 - 5:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — A pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns, a senior American diplomat said Thursday. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Sandra Oudkirk, an energy policy expert in the State Department, said the United States opposes the...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after strong factory data from the U.S. helped spur gains overnight on Wall Street.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 17, 2018 - 5:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday, wiping out early gains after strong factory data from the U.S. lifted shares on Wall Street. Tokyo stocks were the only bright spot as investors shrugged off a report showing weak machinery orders a day after growth data came in...
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May 17, 2018 - 4:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns. Senior State Department diplomat Sandra Oudkirk says the United States opposes the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline because it could increase Russia's "malign...
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May 17, 2018 - 4:03 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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May 17, 2018 - 3:55 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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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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