Oil and gas industry

In this March 26, 2018 photo, people are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo. Tokyo stocks were marginally higher Tuesday, May 1, 2018, while most other major Asian markets were closed for public holidays. The White House’s announcement that it would postpone a decision on imposing hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum products from some countries helped boost investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 01, 2018 - 7:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Stocks were higher in Britain and Japan on Tuesday while most other major markets were closed for public holidays. The White House's postponement of a decision on imposing hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum products from some countries helped boost...
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May 01, 2018 - 2:45 am
LONDON (AP) — BP says first-quarter earnings surged 70 percent as the energy company profited from rising oil prices and increased production. The London-based company reported net income of $2.47 billion, up from $1.45 billion in the same period last year. Underlying replacement cost profit rose...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2008 file photo, male sage grouses fight for the attention of females southwest of Rawlins, Wyo. Environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for allegedly ignoring policies meant to protect the imperiled bird. The lawsuit filed Monday, Monday, April 30, 2018, in U.S. District Court seeks to reverse lease sales across 475 square miles in Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada.(Jerret Raffety/The Rawlins Daily Times via AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 7:30 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A pair of lawsuits filed Monday target the Trump administration's sale of oil and gas leases on huge swaths of Western public lands that contain crucial habitat for an imperiled bird. Wildlife advocates asked courts to reverse lease sales on more than 1,300 square miles (3,...
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In this Friday, April 27, 2018 photo, a Great White Heron appears through trees on Bayou Sorrel in the Atchafalaya River Basin in La. A company building a crude oil pipeline is asking a federal appeals court to throw out a judge's order that had suspended construction work in an environmentally fragile swamp. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Monday, April 30, by attorneys for Bayou Bridge Pipeline LLC, federal regulators and environmental groups opposed to the project. In February, a judge temporarily stopped all pipeline construction work in the Atchafalaya Basin. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 30, 2018 - 4:17 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — One of the federal judges considering whether to allow construction of a crude oil pipeline to continue in an environmentally fragile Louisiana swamp seemed to downplay concerns Monday about the project's impact on forested wetlands. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 30, 2018 - 2:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were lower in mid-afternoon trading on Monday after an early burst of buying faded away. The S&P 500 jumped at the open of trading following a series of buyout deals and strong earnings reports. But the index sagged as noon approached, weighed down by losses...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 30, 2018 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mixed in early afternoon trading on Monday after a morning burst of buying faded away. The S&P 500 jumped at the open of trading following a series of buyout deals and strong earnings reports. But the index sagged as noon approached, weighed down by...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 30, 2018 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A burst of corporate deals and strong earnings reports helped nudge U.S. stock indexes higher Monday. If the gains hold, it will be the fourth straight increase for the S&P 500, marking the longest winning streak in more than two months. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 rose 3...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016, file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 30, 2018 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A burst of corporate deals and strong earnings reports helped push U.S. stock indexes higher in early trading Monday. If the gains hold, it will be the fourth straight increase for the S&P 500, marking the longest winning streak in more than two months. KEEPING SCORE: The S&...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, a flag hangs on the side of the Andeavor Mandan Refinery in Mandan, N.D. Marathon Petroleum is buying Texas refiner and pipeline company Andeavor in a transaction worth more than $23 billion. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
April 30, 2018 - 7:04 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — With drivers beginning to take note of rising prices at the pump, Marathon Petroleum is buying the refiner and pipeline owner Andeavor for more than $23 billion, creating a refiner with an extensive reach across the U.S. Crude oil prices are hovering at the levels not seen in...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:33 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — With drivers beginning to take note of rising prices at the pump, Marathon Petroleum is buying the refiner and pipeline owner Andeavor for more than $23 billion, creating a refiner with an extensive reach across the U.S. Marathon, based in Findlay, Ohio, has operations...
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