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Oct 21- Devon Energy Corp said on Monday it would combine most of its U.S. pipeline and processing businesses with those owned by Crosstex Energy Inc and Crosstex Energy LP to form a new midstream partnership.
*Middle East and Asia drive international demand. Oct 18- Steadily growing drilling activity in U.S. offshore waters and overseas gave a bigger-than-expected lift to quarterly profits at oil services companies Schlumberger Ltd and Baker Hughes Inc, marking a clear divide with struggling smaller U.S. competitors.
*Middle East, Asia Pacific revenue up 10 pct. Oct 18- Baker Hughes Inc, the world's third-largest oilfield services company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by strong drilling activity in the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
A federal district judge agreed with SIPC's position in July 2012, and tossed out the SEC's lawsuit. Two of the judges on the panel put lawyers representing the SEC and SIPC through a series of rigorous and difficult questions, often playing devil's advocate with each side.
Oct 16- Shares of Plains GP Holdings LP, the holding company for pipeline operator Plains All American Pipeline LP, rose 5 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $14 billion.
Oct 15- Plains GP Holdings LP, the general partner of Plains All American Pipeline LP, priced its initial public offering at $22 per share to raise $2.82 billion, making it the largest U.S. The offering is the largest IPO on the U.S. markets in 2013, topping Pfizer Inc's animal health unit Zoetis Inc's $2.24 billion offering in February.
SALDANHA BAY, South Africa, Oct 10- Oil Spill Response, a venture funded by the world's top oil firms, plans to launch two jet aircraft later this year that can be deployed rapidly to tackle spills in most parts of the world, the firm's chief executive said on Thursday.
Oct. 8- The super rich have one less thing to worry about, now that Neiman Marcus released its holiday catalog on Tuesday with gift suggestions topping $1 million.
Those controls are needed to keep the units compliant with federal environmental rules proposed since President Barack Obama took office in 2009. There are about 318 gigawatts of coal-fired power plants in the United States, about 30 percent of the nation's 1,051 GW generation fleet.
CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 7- Talisman Energy Inc shares surged in after-hours trading on Monday after activist investor Carl Icahn said he had purchased about 61 million shares of the underperforming Canadian oil producer and may seek a seat on the company's board. The stock closed at $12.75 in New York on Monday.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 3- Americans trying to find out how much health coverage will cost under Obamacare endured a third day of limited access to new online health insurance exchanges on Thursday, leading to a growing backlog of people waiting to enter the system.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 3- Access to new online health insurance exchanges remained limited on Thursday for millions of Americans seeking information on Obamacare benefits, creating a backlog of the uninsured seeking coverage.
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CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 2- The southern portion of TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline is 95 percent complete and the company is focused starting the line by the end of 2013, a TransCanada spokesman said on Wednesday.
CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 2- The southern portion of TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline is 95 percent complete and the company is focused on the line starting by the end of 2013, a TransCanada spokesman said on Wednesday.
CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 2- The southern portion of TransCanada Corp's 700,000 bpd Keystone XL oil pipeline is 95 percent complete and the company is focused on the line starting by the end of 2013, a TransCanada spokesman said on Wednesday. Spokesman Shawn Howard said he could not discuss volume commitments on the line, but added it was "overwhelmingly subscribed."
WASHINGTON, Oct 1- Large sections of the U.S. government closed down on Tuesday after Congress was unable to reach an agreement on funding for the new fiscal year because of a standoff over healthcare reforms. MAIL DELIVERY: Deliveries will continue as usual because the U.S. Postal Service receives no tax dollars for day-to-day operations.
NEW YORK, Sept 27- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday accused a Texas man of defrauding a bank of $42.4 million using ethanol futures contracts.
It has grounded Air Force planes and docked Navy ships. Congress set up the automatic cuts in 2011, with the burden falling equally on military and domestic programs, in an effort to force negotiators to agree on more targeted budget savings.
Editor: Malcolm Davidson +44 20 7542 6958 Global Picture Desk:+ 65 6870 3775 Global Graphics Desk:+ 65 6870 3595. BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank's plan to test the health of the euro zone's largest lenders without the means to plug any holes it uncovers risks foiling what some see as the bloc's final chance to put its financial crisis behind it.