Oil and gas industry

April 27, 2018 - 12:20 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge is refusing to throw out a complaint that a North Carolina-based private security firm operated illegally in North Dakota during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. North Dakota's Private Investigative and Security Board sued TigerSwan last June, alleging...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
April 27, 2018 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Friday after giving up an early gain. Weak results from Exxon Mobil are weighing on energy companies while big technology companies and defense contractors also take losses. Amazon is climbing following a strong first quarter and other retailers are up...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 9:45 am
An evacuation order was lifted early Friday in northwest Wisconsin where a refinery plant explosion injured at least 11 people and sent billowing plumes of black smoke into the air. Superior Mayor Jim Paine said all indications are that the refinery site is now safe and stable, and that the air...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 8:18 am
An evacuation order was lifted early Friday in northwest Wisconsin where a refinery plant explosion injured at least 11 people and sent billowing plumes of black smoke into the air. Superior Mayor Jim Paine said all indications are that the refinery site is now safe and stable, and that the air...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 26, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Thursday as Facebook led a rally by technology companies. Most of the market moved higher as interest rates declined from the four-year highs reached over the last few days. Facebook saw its stock price wither last month after its data privacy scandal, but shares...
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This image from video provided by WDIO-TV in Duluth shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday morning, April 26, 2018 in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (WDIO-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 12:44 pm
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — An explosion rocked a large refinery in Wisconsin Thursday, injuring several people, a fire official said. The blast at the Husky Energy oil refinery happened at about 10 a.m. Five people were taken to hospitals in Duluth, Minnesota, Superior Fire Chief Steve Panger told The...
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April 26, 2018 - 8:01 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq has awarded the rights to explore and develop two gas fields and a hydrocarbon-rich area in the country's northeast. Thursday's auction of 11 undeveloped blocks for exploration and development is Iraq's fifth since opening its vast resources to international energy companies in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, a Conoco sign shines in Dallas. The Houston-based company said on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, that it won a $2 billion arbitration award against Venezuela's state oil company over the seizure a decade ago of investments in two projects in the OPEC nation. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
April 25, 2018 - 8:43 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — ConocoPhillips said Wednesday that it won a $2 billion arbitration award against Venezuela's state oil company, compounding the financial woes of the socialist-run nation as it struggles to feed its population. The award represents the equivalent of more than 20 percent of...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Stocks are opening lower, extending the market's losses, after several companies reported weak results or warned of higher costs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 25, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are pushing higher Wednesday afternoon as the market recovers from a sharp loss the day before. Energy companies and retailers are making some of the largest gains. Stocks had tumbled earlier as investors worried that growing costs for critical materials along with...
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