BOSTON, Jan 31- Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point LLC too risky for its taste and decided to pull all of its money out.
Jan 31- Talmer Bancorp Inc, backed by billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, priced its initial public offering of common shares at between $12.50 and $14.50 per share, valuing the company at up to $1 billion.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan 23- An unmanned rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday to put the newest member of NASA's space communications network into orbit. The satellite, called TDRS, is the 12th built for a NASA constellation that circles more than 22,300 miles above Earth.
Jan 16- Oil and gas producer Apache Corp said a severe winter hurt output at its operations in Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico in the fourth quarter. Energen Corp, Pioneer Natural Resources Co and its unit Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners have also said that severe weather in the United States hurt production.
NEW YORK, Jan 12- The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States rose to its highest level since mid-October, according to the Lundberg survey released on Sunday. A gallon of regular-grade gasoline cost $3.3459 on average across the United States, up from $3.2618 three weeks earlier, according to the survey taken on Jan. 10.
The Jan. 15 hearing by a subcommittee of the powerful Senate Banking Committee is to include testimony by top oversight officials with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and an official from the Federal Reserve's banking supervision arm.
Dec 30- Vanguard Natural Resources LLC said it would buy natural gas and oil properties in the Pinedale and Jonah fields of southwestern Wyoming for $581 million from a unit of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.. Vanguard Natural shares rose 1 percent to $29.27 in early trading on Monday, while those of oil and gas producer Anadarko were unchanged at $79.45.
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Nov 15- One person died in an overnight fire at a processing unit of Chevron Corp's 330,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, an official said on Friday. March 2- A fire on an asphalt tank under construction killed two workers at HollyFrontier Corp's 105,000 bpd Navajo refinery in Artesia, New Mexico.
Nov 12- Western Refining Inc said it would buy a controlling stake in Northern Tier Energy LP for about $775 million to add refining capacity with direct access to cheap crude oil.
WASHINGTON, Nov 6- The MEADS missile defense system developed by the United States, Italy and Germany intercepted and destroyed two targets simultaneously in a final test on Wednesday before Washington pulls out of the program, Lockheed Martin Corp said.