NEW YORK, March 12- Chevron Corp, the second-largest U.S. oil company, said on Tuesday it had already started nearly all the projects that would deliver 25 percent growth in oil and gas output over the next half a decade.
NEW YORK, March 12- Chevron Corp, the second-largest U.S. oil company, said on Tuesday it had started at least more than 90 percent of the projects that will deliver 25 percent growth in oil and gas output by 2017. At its annual New York meeting with analysts, Chevron executives reaffirmed its target of 3.3 million barrels per day of oil equivalent by 2017, and highlighted its expansion in Kazakhstan and steam-flooded oil production in the Middle East. "
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- Chief executives from some of the largest U.S. companies offered an energy blueprint on Monday that would expand drilling but they dodged thorny questions such as whether the nation's oil and gas wealth should be exported.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- Top U.S. executives on Monday urged federal officials to open more land to oil, gas and coal interests and approve the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, but avoided taking a stand on more divisive issues like the level of natural gas exports the United States should pursue.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- A group of top business executives on Monday urged U.S. officials to cut red tape for drillers and open more federal land to oil and gas interests and approve the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline which is opposed by some environmental groups.
LONDON, Feb 15- A fourth person in Britain has contracted a potentially fatal SARS-like virus which was unknown in humans until a few months ago, but health officials said on Friday the risk to the population remained very low. This latest case brings the total number of confirmed cases globally to 12, of which four have been diagnosed in Britain, the HPA said.
LONDON, Feb 13- A third patient in Britain has contracted a new SARS-like virus, becoming the second confirmed British case in a week and showing the deadly infection is being spread from person to person, health officials said on Wednesday. Most of the infected lived or had recently been in the Middle East.
LONDON, Feb 13- A third patient in Britain has contracted a new SARS-like virus, becoming the second confirmed UK case in a week and showing the deadly infection is being spread from person to person, health officials said on Wednesday. Most of those infected had recently travelled in the Middle East and three have been diagnosed in Britain.
HOUSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 1- Renewed strength in refining and chemicals led to higher-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings for Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp, the two largest U.S. oil companies.
*Q4 earnings per share ex-items $3.27 vs Street view $3.03. The second-largest U.S. oil producer said fourth-quarter net income rose to $7.2 billion, or $3.70 per share, from $5.1 billion, or $2.58 per share, a year earlier.