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Oil Exploration Companies Scramble to Cut Costs 27.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Across the oil exploration industry, smaller companies are renegotiating drilling commitments, selling off stakes in licenses and canceling plans to drill exploration wells—whatever it takes to pare back budgets that once hinged on expensive drilling programs.
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Schlumberger to Buy Cameron for $12.7 Billion 26.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Schlumberger said it agreed to buy Cameron International for about $12.74 billion in cash and stock, the latest move by the world’s biggest oil-field services company as the industry struggles with lower prices and rising supply.
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In the Race for Arctic Energy, the U.S. and Russia Are Polar Opposites 26.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The Obama administration dithers while Moscow—with China close behind—revs up offshore oil production.
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China Remains a Key Commodities Player 26.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The fear that China’s appetite for commodities is falling is rattling markets, but the country’s sheer scale means it will continue to shape the commodities trade.
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The Power Revolutions 22.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: World
Natural gas, solar power and data-driven efficiency are making big gains, but history shows that the shift away from coal and oil won’t be fast or neat.
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EPA Proposes Rules Cutting Methane Emissions 19.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The EPA proposed rules aimed at cutting methane emissions from the oil and natural-gas sector by up to 45% over the next decade from 2012 levels.
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U.S. Issues Arctic Drilling Permit to Shell 18.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The U.S. gave Royal Dutch Shell a final green light to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean, providing it a long-sought victory and escalating a battle with environmentalists.
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Creditors Seek Miller Energy Unit’s Involuntary Bankruptcy 11.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
A group of companies that say they are owed millions from Miller Energy Resources Inc.’s Alaska subsidiary is trying to push the unit into bankruptcy after a securities regulator charged the company with accounting ...
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The Price Tag For Uprooting America's Electric Grid 10.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Electricity from existing coal plants costs $38 per megawatt-hour; from new wind facilities, $106.
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Freight Rail Traffic Tumbles on Falling Coal, Oil Demand 8.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Carloads carrying energy products declined at a double-digit rate in July, the Association of American Railroads says.
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Energy Firms Struggle to Turn Off the Tap 7.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Despite all their spending cutbacks and idle drilling rigs, American energy producers are finding it hard to turn off the taps that have helped lead to a global glut of oil.
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Emission Rule’s Impact on Energy Industry to Vary 4.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
A sweeping federal regulation intended to slash carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants will boost the outlook for some regions and companies while biting ...
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States Should Shun the EPA’s New Power Mandate 3.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The agency has failed to properly weigh the costs, even though the Supreme Court says it ...
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Pain Worsens for Oil Giants 1.8.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Exxon Mobil and Chevron reported their worst profits from pumping oil and natural gas in more than a decade as low crude prices lopped off billions of dollars from their quarterly haul.
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Exxon Mobil Earnings Cut in Half 31.7.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Exxon Mobil the biggest and richest U.S. oil company, reported a 52% drop in profit for its second quarter, even as lower crude prices drove its refining earnings higher.
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More Layoffs Expected at U.S. Energy Firms 26.7.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
U.S. energy companies are planning more layoffs, asset sales and financial maneuvers to deal with a recent, sudden drop in U.S. crude-oil prices to under $50 a barrel, the lowest level in four months.
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Inside Cenovus Energy’s Oil Sands Operations 23.7.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Canadian oil-sands producer Cenovus Energy relies on a technique called steam-assisted gravity drainage, or SAGD, and most of the oil sands’ multinational players use it for some of current output or are counting on it for their future production ...
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Coal Pension Plan Sues Peabody Energy and Arch Coal 17.7.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The coal industry’s multi-employer pension fund sued miners Peabody Energy and Arch Coal in an effort to saddle them with nearly $800 million of liabilities Patriot Coal may escape in its ...
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Walter Energy Files for Bankruptcy Protection 16.7.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Walter Energy Inc. on Wednesday filed for bankruptcy protection after agreeing on a fast-track restructuring process that would hand ownership of the coal miner to senior ...
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Walter Energy Plans to File for Bankruptcy 15.7.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Walter Energy is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection this week after agreeing on a fast-track restructuring process that would hand ownership of the coal miner to senior creditors.
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