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U.S. oil drilling this week increased for the first time after 29 weeks of declines, data showed on Thursday, the strongest sign yet that higher crude prices are coaxing producers back to the well pad.
LONDON - Oil prices edged higher on Thursday as the U.S. dollar slipped following weaker-than-expected U.S. non-farm payrolls data.
Poll indications that Greek citizens were expected to back a cash-for-reforms deal in a referendum on Sunday added to the bullish momentum, traders said.
CALGARY, Alberta - TransCanada Corp said on Tuesday that tightening climate-change rules from the governments of Canada and the province of Alberta help justify the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.
CALGARY, Alberta - Oil-rich Alberta will raise the cost of greenhouse-gas emissions for large industrial plants and boost targets for emission cuts as its new government took action on Thursday to strengthen the Canadian province's environmental reputation.
SINGAPORE - U.S. crude futures slipped towards $60 a barrel in early Asian trade on Thursday after a larger than expected draw in U.S. crude stocks was offset by a higher than forecast jump in refined product inventories.
LONDON - Power grids across North America and Europe have been on high alert all week as two massive solar storms have battered Earth, threatening to disrupt electricity supplies to millions of homes and businesses.
U.S. manufacturers have not soaked up as much excess shale gas in the first half of 2015 as expected, but the shortfall may be an anomaly as a Gulf Coast manufacturing boom is poised to insulate the sector from seasonal demand fluctuations.
WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators on Friday will propose a 24 percent cut in carbon emissions for heavy-duty trucks by 2027 from expected 2018 emission levels, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
WEATHERFORD, Texas - Oil field work was coming in fast when GoFrac doubled its workforce and equipment fleet at the beginning of last year, just one of hundreds of small oil service companies thriving on the revival of U.S. drilling.
LONDON - Oil prices fell on Monday as the Greek debt crisis boosted the dollar, making fuel more expensive to holders of other currencies, and as UN talks offered a chance for peace in Yemen where crude exporter Saudi Arabia is involved in a civil war.
NEW YORK - Oil traders are rushing to import ethanol from Brazil for the first time this year after U.S. regulators moved to increase use of advanced biofuel, opening a wide spread in the niche biofuel credits market.
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show.
Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent in April to an average of 1.5 billion cubic feet per day, according to the Department of Mineral Resources.
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