GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Oklahoma

More

  • WASHINGTON— The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology— all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned. The planes' surveillance equipment is generally used without a judge's approval,...

  • *Brent hit by dollar strength, expectation of no OPEC cuts. NEW YORK, June 1- Oil settled down as much as 1 percent on Monday, retreating from Friday's sharp rally on a strong dollar and concern over stubbornly high supplies as OPEC was expected to stick with robust production at its meeting this week. "OPEC continues to produce well above target, and also well above...

  • *Dollar strength, expectation of no OPEC cuts weighs on oil. NEW YORK, June 1- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday, retreating from the sharp rally of the previous session, on the impact of a strong dollar and worries of stubbornly high supplies as OPEC prepared to meet this week to stick to production targets. "OPEC continues to produce well above target, and...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court strengthened civil rights protections Monday for employees and job applicants who need special treatment in the workplace because of their religious beliefs. The justices sided with a Muslim woman who did not get hired after she showed up to a job interview with clothing retailer Abercrombie& Fitch wearing a black headscarf.

  • U.S. gas prices edge up to $2.84 a gallon -survey Sunday, 31 May 2015 | 6:58 PM ET

    May 31- The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline in the United States rose 4 cents from two weeks ago to $2.84 a gallon, which was the highest since Nov. 21, the Lundberg survey released on Sunday showed. The average price per gallon in the week ended May 29 was about 85 cents lower than a year ago. Nationally, among the panel of U.S. cities included in the...

  • CAMARILLO, Calif.— The average price of gasoline has increased 4 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.84 a gallon. The highest price recorded in the continental United States was $3.83 in Los Angeles. The average price in California was $3.66, down 10 cents a gallon.

  • WASHINGTON— The Obama administration says a new federal rule regulating small streams and wetlands will protect the drinking water of more than 117 million people in the country. Shelley Moore Capito, R- W.Va., is promising to "rein in" the government through legislation or other means. The rules are among a host of regulations that majority Republicans have...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY— Oklahoma cities and counties would no longer be able to ban hydraulic fracturing— a process commonly called fracking— or other oil and gas operations within their boundaries under a bill signed into law on Friday by Gov. A similar ban was signed into law last week by Texas' Republican Gov. Fallin and other Republican supporters say the bill...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— North Dakota's treasury will have nearly a half-billion dollars more than forecast by year's end because the average price for oil rebounded higher than was needed to trigger a tax emption for drillers. North Dakota sweet crude was fetching $58.33 on Friday morning, and the final price will hold through the weekend, Rauschenberger said.

  • CHICAGO, May 22- U.S. chicken freezer inventories swelled to a nine-year high in April, led by record-setting leg quarter stocks, on rising production and export challenges partly tied to the bird flu spread in the United States, industry experts said after Friday's monthly cold storage report. The U.S. Department of Agriculture cold storage report for end of...

  • *Islamic State advances in Iraq, Syria raise supply worries. LONDON, May 22- Oil prices slipped on Friday as worries over the impact of war in the Middle East on crude supplies were outweighed by reports of profit-taking ahead of a long weekend. "No one wants to hold open positions ahead of a long weekend so books are being squared, bringing some consolidation," said...

  • *Islamic State advances in Iraq, Syria raise supply worries. LONDON, May 22- Oil prices steadied on Friday as worries over the impact on crude supplies of war in the Middle East were balanced by reports of profit-taking ahead of a long weekend. "No one wants to hold open positions ahead of a long weekend so books are being squared, bringing some consolidation," said...

  • *Coming up: Baker Hughes weekly U.S. rig data. SINGAPORE, May 22- Oil prices edged down on Friday after rising more than 2 percent in the previous session, buoyed by lower U.S. crude inventories and geopolitical tension in the Middle East. West Texas Intermediate for July delivery was at $60.61 a barrel by 0452 GMT, down 11 cents on the day but poised to post gains for the...

  • *Islamic State attacks in Iraq lend further support. NEW YORK, May 21- Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent on Thursday, giving Brent its biggest rally in more than a week, as draws reported in the Cushing delivery point for U.S. crude futures boosted optimism that a supply glut was easing. Fighting in Iraq that raised worries about the security of Middle East oil...

  • *Islamic State attacks in Iraq add further support to prices. NEW YORK, May 21- Oil prices jumped almost 3 percent Thursday, giving Brent its biggest rally in more than a week, as draws reported in the Cushing delivery point for U.S. crude futures boosted optimism that a supply glut was easing. Fighting in Iraq that raised worries about the security of Middle East...

  • UPDATE 6-Oil prices rise as U.S. crudes stocks fall Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 10:56 AM ET

    *Japan's economy surprises with 2.4 pct annualised growth. Brent futures rose 72 cents to $64.74 a barrel by 1445 GMT, after touching $65.02 earlier in the session. U.S. crude prices rose 41 cents to $58.40 a barrel, easing back from an intraday high of $58.90.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY/ WASHINGTON, May 20- Facing a backlash over the side effects of its oil and gas boom, Oklahoma is poised to overturn an 80- year-old statute that allows cities and towns to ban drilling operations within their borders. The move by Oklahoma's Republican-majority legislature follows a similar law signed on Monday by Texas Governor Greg Abbott in...

  • *Euro falls back below $1.12. NEW YORK, May 19- U.S. and European equities rose to trade near record highs on Tuesday, and the euro tumbled on signals the European Central Bank may accelerate its 1 trillion euro bond-buying program over the next two months. Wall Street's Dow Industrials index closed at an all-time high, though other major U.S. stock indexes mostly...

  • *Housing starts jump to 7.5- yr high. May 19- U.S. stocks ended mixed on Tuesday, with the Dow rising marginally to a second straight record high, as Wall Street digested housing data that some saw as hopeful for an economy struggling to grow. "There really is a lot of fear about the threat of higher interest rates," said Jake Dollarhide, chief executive officer of Longbow...

  • NEW YORK, May 13- Oil prices fell after initially rallying on Wednesday as worries about huge supplies weighed on the market despite a second straight week of draws in U.S. crude. "It looks like a buy the rumor, sell the news event," said John Kilduff, partner at New York energy hedge fund Again Capital. U.S. crude futures settled down 25 cents at $60.50 a barrel, after...