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Shale Drillers' Key to Survival: Efficiency 18.5.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
As the number of failed operators in North Dakota’s Bakken Shale play mounts, the surviving companies are laying the groundwork for what they forecast will be an era of slower but steadier growth.
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SandRidge Energy Files for Bankruptcy 16.5.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
SandRidge Energy filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a deal with its creditors to swap $3.7 billion in debt for control of the oil and gas company.
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Big Oil's Big Plans for Solving Gas Glut 16.5.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Natural gas transported across the world’s oceans by ship has helped to displace coal globally. Now, producers want it to become a fuel for cruise liners, container ships and road trucks.
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Woes Mount for Clean-Coal Power Project 15.5.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A Mississippi power plant intended as a showcase for clean-coal technology has turned into a costly mess for utility Southern Co., which is now facing an SEC investigation and a lawsuit from unhappy customers.
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Linn Energy Files for Bankruptcy 12.5.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Oil and gas producer Linn Energy LLC, which had previously said it could file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, did so on Wednesday with arrangements for a $2.2 billion credit facility.
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Chaparral Energy Has Stored Cash for Bankruptcy Turnaround 11.5.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Oklahoma oil and gas producer Chaparral Energy Inc. is claiming a key advantage as it launches a bankruptcy turnaround effort: $152 million in bank accounts beyond the reach of secured lenders.
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Oil-Price Drop Vanquishes Cutting-Edge Projects 5.5.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The world’s largest energy companies are sidelining big ideas, like ultra-deep water development, floating LNG factories and carbon-capture projects, that they touted just a couple of years ago as the future of the industry.
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Alaska's Folly: Politicians Contemplate a State Income Tax 30.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Republicans in Juneau would sock the state economy rather than tap a $51 billion reserve fund.
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Schlumberger Profit Falls as Revenue Slumps 22.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Schlumberger Ltd. said its first-quarter earnings fell 49% and revenue tumbled as reduced spending by energy producers continued to hurt demand.
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Italian Energy Referendum Fails to Draw Half of Electorate 18.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: Europe
A referendum on offshore oil and gas drilling concessions didn’t draw the necessary 50% of the Italian electorate on Sunday, in a mild boost to the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who openly supported abstention.
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The Place That Wants Donald Trump Most 18.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: US
Buchanan County, Va., where Donald Trump won the highest percentage vote of any county, shows the source of the front-runner’s support and the problem he poses for rivals in both parties
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Peabody Energy Files for Chapter 11 13.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Peabody Energy filed for chapter 11 protection from its creditors just weeks after warning that it could go bankrupt, signaling the end of an era for listed U.S. corporate coal companies.
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Former Massey Energy CEO Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison 6.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
A federal judge sentenced former Massey Energy Chief Executive Don Blankenship to the maximum 12 months in prison, closing another chapter on the deadliest U.S. coal mining accident in more than four decades.
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Kicking the Oil Business When It's Down 5.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Rising regulatory scrutiny of banks that lend to energy companies is tightening the screws on fossil fuels.
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BP's Azerbaijan Push Comes at a Cost 1.4.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
BP has invested billions of dollars on Azerbaijan, whose vast reserves could help reduce Europe’s reliance on Russian gas. But to extract those resources, the U.K. energy giant has had to wage a battle to control inflated costs and root out fraud.
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Oil Explorers Face Challenge to Secure Financing as Oil Prices Fall 29.3.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Just a few years ago, when oil prices were $100 a barrel, banks were lining up to give international oil explorers access to billions of dollars to finance projects. Now the money is drying up, as oil prices stay mired in a prolonged funk.
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Vattenfall Selloff Sparking Fears of Huge Bill for German Public 29.3.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The potential sale of German power-production assets by a Swedish state-owned company to a Czech buyer is stoking public fears that German taxpayers could face a multibillion-euro bill for underwriting the transaction.
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Oil Firms Slow Exploration to Weather Low-Price Era 28.3.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The world’s biggest oil companies are draining their petroleum reserves faster than they are replacing them—a symptom of how a deep oil-price decline is reshaping the energy industry’s priorities.
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EIG Global Energy Pulls Out of Pacific Exploration Deal 26.3.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
EIG Global Energy pulled its buyout offer for Pacific Exploration & Production, one of a few possible deals that the Canadian-Colombian oil company was hoping would stave off the need to file for bankruptcy.
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Energy Bust Powers Down Generator Sales 17.3.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Oil-and-gas producers rent much of their equipment rather than buying. That leaves rental companies holding lots of generators and searching for ways to unload them—which is also drying up sales of new machines for Caterpillar, Cummins and other companies that manufacture them.
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