*Fourth-quarter profit $1.56/ shr vs est. Jan 31- National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit, boosted by strength in its business that helps prepare oil and gas wells for production.» Read More
Creating an export-driven natural gas renaissance in the United States requires building infrastructure—and a lot of it.
SALMON, Idaho, Oct 25- A General Electric Co subsidiary has dropped its appeal of a federal court order barring a massive shipment of tar sands oil-field equipment from being trucked along a scenic Idaho roadway that cuts through the Indian homelands of the Nez Perce Tribe.
National Oilwell shares rose nearly 4 percent to $82.00 in premarket trading on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Earlier this month Schlumberger Ltd, the world's largest oilfield services company, said offshore drilling in North America increased.
BP won a legal reprieve in its effort to force the administrator of a settlement related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct 2- BP's manager in charge of controlling the Macondo blowout in 2010 was never trained to permanently plug a ruptured oil well and said in court on Wednesday the British company was not fully prepared for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Sept 24- National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, said it planned to spin off its oilfield production equipment distribution business into a new publicly traded company.
Sept 24- National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, said it would spin off its oilfield production equipment distribution business into a new publicly traded company.
Sept 18- General Electric Co's decision to name rising star Lorenzo Simonelli to head its oil and gas equipment business signals just how important energy has become to the conglomerate as it retreats from finance and returns to its industrial roots.
Insight on the day's major selloff, with Ira Epstein, The Linn Group; Frank McGhee, Integrated Brokerage Services; Stephen Schork, The Schork Report; Komal Sri-Kumar, Sri-Kumar Global Strategies; and CNBC's Bob Pisani & Sharon Eppesron.
General Electric is paying $3.3 billion for Lufkin Industries to expand its oil and gas equipment business, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. What this means for the company, with Daniel Holland, Morningstar, and Christopher Glynn, Oppenheimer & Co.
General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.
Two pipeline spills have prompted new criticism from opponents of the proposed Keystone XL project, while raising questions about whether the government is adequately monitoring U.S. pipelines. The NYT reports.
Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy, discusses whether the storm will impact energy prices.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that even though gas prices have pulled back, futures are up over where they were a year ago. For the past 33 days, retail gas prices have climbed, she reports, and the national average is $3.75/gallon.
Winter storm Nemo has pushed fuel prices to fresh, 2013 highs, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Twenty-five foreign hostages escaped and six were killed on Thursday when Algerian forces launched an operation to free them at a remote desert gas plant, Algerian sources said, as one of the biggest international hostage crises in decades unfolded.
Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management says platinum, palladium and silver will do well this year amid loose monetary policies and a recovery in the global economy.
Gasoline prices are up 8 cents in the past two weeks and will likely continue climbing through April. Experts say the 2013 national average will likely top out at about $3.95 a gallon.
An oil drilling rig owned by Royal Dutch Shell ran aground in Alaska after drifting in stormy weather, highlighting the serious risks of working in an offshore region where some in the industry see huge potential.
Natural gas futures traded slightly higher following the release of its weekly storage report from the U.S. Energy Department.