Oil and gas industry

November 12, 2020 - 3:19 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will use federal coronavirus relief funding to help petroleum companies move ahead with oil and gas drilling projects interrupted by the pandemic and plug idle wells. North Dakota already has been using Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding for well...
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In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. The big rally for markets worldwide is slowing on Tuesday, but optimism remains high that the global economy may still be on track for a return to normal. (Colin Ziemer/New York Stock Exchange via AP)
November 10, 2020 - 1:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A worldwide stock market rally slowed down on Tuesday even as optimism remains high that the global economy may be on track for a return to normal. It’s the second straight day that rising hopes for a coronavirus vaccine have investors reordering which stocks they see winning and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, and his wife Jill Biden, join Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and her husband Doug Emhoff, during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 07, 2020 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a crystallizing moment at the last presidential debate, Donald Trump and Joe Biden fielded a question about people of color who live alongside chemical plants and oil refineries that seem to be making them sick. As is his way, Biden responded with I've-been-there empathy. He...
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Travelers wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus sit at a boarding gate at the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Shanghai, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. With the COVID-19 outbreak largely under control within its borders, air travel in China has mostly returned to pre-pandemic levels. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
November 07, 2020 - 12:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — China’s export growth accelerated in October, boosting the total so far this year back above pre-coronavirus levels for the first time. Exports in October rose 11.4% over a year earlier to $237.2 billion, up from September’s 9.9% gain, customs data showed Saturday. Imports rose 4.7%...
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November 06, 2020 - 5:12 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German company said Friday it is re-evaluating plans for a liquefied natural gas terminal in the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven after failing to receive sufficient commitments from potential customers. Imports of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, offer an alternative to gas piped from...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Isabel dos Santos, reportedly Africa's richest woman, and her husband and art collector, Sindika Dokolo, arrive for a ceremony at the City Hall in Porto, Portugal. Police in Dubai said Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, they don't suspect foul play in the death of Dokolo, the husband of the embattled Angolan billionaire dos Santos, after his death free diving off the city-state as corruption allegations circle both him and his wife. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte, File)
November 01, 2020 - 11:20 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai say they don't suspect foul play in the death of Sindika Dokolo, the husband of the embattled Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, after his death free diving off the city-state as corruption allegations circle both him and his wife. Dokolo, a 48...
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Former President Barack Obama speaks at a rally at Belle Isle Casino in Detroit, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, also attended by Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 31, 2020 - 7:13 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Calling Joe Biden his “brother,” Barack Obama on Saturday accused Donald Trump of failing to take the coronavirus pandemic and the presidency seriously as Democrats leaned on America's first Black president to energize Black voters in battleground Michigan on the final weekend of the...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden holds his face mask during a rally at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 31, 2020 - 3:58 am
Stop and reverse. Restore and expand. Joe Biden is promising to take the country on a very different path from what it has seen over the past four years under President Donald Trump, on issues ranging from the coronavirus and health care to the environment, education and more. The Democratic...
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FILE- This April 25, 2017, file photo, shows an Exxon service station sign in Nashville, Tenn. Exxon Mobil reported on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, lost $680 million in the third quarter as the global pandemic curtailed travel throughout the world, diminishing the need for fuel. Revenue tumbled to $46.2 billion, down from $65.05 billion during the same quarter last year.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
October 30, 2020 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil reported its third consecutive quarter of losses as the global pandemic curtailed travel and crippled global economic activity. The energy giant on Friday posted a $680 million third-quarter loss and revenue tumbled to $46.2 billion, down from $65.05 billion during the...
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October 29, 2020 - 5:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell increased its dividend payout to shareholders following a better-than-expected third quarter of the year, months after cutting it for the first time since World War II. The oil giant, which is trying to transform itself into a carbon-neutral energy company, said...
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