Oil and gas industry

Investors monitor stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Stocks have skidded in Asia as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could turn into a referendum whether it stays in the euro bloc. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 30, 2018 - 5:14 am
European shares were mixed Wednesday following a downbeat day in Asia, as markets were rattled by Italy's political turmoil and renewed trade friction between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX climbed 0.2 percent to 12,693.16 and the CAC 40 in France slipped 0.7 percent to 5,400.64...
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Investors monitor stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Stocks have skidded in Asia as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could turn into a referendum whether it stays in the euro bloc. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 30, 2018 - 3:43 am
Stocks have skidded in Asia as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could become a referendum on whether to stay in the euro bloc. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index dropped 1.5 percent to 22,018.52. South Korea's Kospi dropped 2.0 percent to 2,407.95. The Hang...
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Investors monitor stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Stocks have skidded in Asia as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could turn into a referendum whether it stays in the euro bloc. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 30, 2018 - 2:04 am
Stocks have skidded in Asia as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could become a referendum on whether to stay in the euro bloc. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index dropped 1.5 percent to 22,018.52. South Korea's Kospi dropped 2.0 percent to 2,407.95. The Hang...
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Dania Beach Ocean Rescue lifeguard Michael Vasta paddles out, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, as his colleague Peter Fournier watches from a beach tower in Dania Beach, Fla. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 11:23 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The soggy remnants of Alberto are spreading rain deeper into the nation's midsection after downing trees, after triggering power outages and scattered flooding around the South. Forecasters say what's left of the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is still...
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Trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. U.S. stocks are opening lower, following sharp drops in Europe triggered by political uncertainty in Italy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 29, 2018 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe are sinking Tuesday following political turmoil in Italy, which stoked fears of instability in the euro bloc. Investors dumped Italian government bonds, driving borrowing costs sharply higher for that country and rekindling fears of more financial...
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Natural Resources Minister James Carr speak at the National Press Theatre during a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 1:44 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's federal government said Tuesday it is buying a controversial pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast to ensure it gets built. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government plans to spend $4.5 billion Canadian (US$3.4 billion) to purchase Kinder Morgan's Trans...
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Natural Resources Minister James Carr speak at the National Press Theatre during a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 11:04 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's federal government said Tuesday it is buying a controversial pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast to ensure it gets built. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government plans to spend $4.5 billion Canadian (US$3.4 billion) to purchase Kinder Morgan's Trans...
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Natural Resources Minister James Carr and Finance Minister Bill Morneau leave a cabinet meeting on route to the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Finance Minister Bill Morneau says Canada is going to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and all of Kinder Morgan Canada's core assets for $4.5 billion. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 9:50 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's federal government said Tuesday it is buying a controversial pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast to ensure it gets built. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government plans to spend $4.5 billion Canadian (US$3.4 billion) to purchase Kinder Morgan's Trans...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Asian stock markets were lower on Tuesday after Europe finished lower on political uncertainty and continued falls in oil prices that dented investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 29, 2018 - 3:34 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday, tracking losses in Europe, where investor confidence was sapped by political uncertainty in Italy. U.S. markets were closed Monday for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.6 percent to finish at 22,358.43 while South...
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Soldiers escort cargo trucks carrying aviation fuel to the international airport, during a truckers strike to protest rising fuel costs in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, May 28, 2018. Brazilian cabinet ministers are calling on truckers to end a crippling eight-day strike that has led to major shortages and disruptions in Latin America's largest nation, saying the government has gone as far as it can to meet their demands. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
May 28, 2018 - 5:31 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian cabinet ministers on Monday called on truckers to end a crippling eight-day strike that has led to major shortages and disruptions in Latin America's largest nation, saying the government had gone as far as it could to meet their demands. The ministers spoke in...
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