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  • MOSCOW, Feb 8- Russia has put 199 major companies on a list of strategic firms eligible for state assistance under the government's plan to help the ailing economy, the Economy Ministry said on Sunday. Russia is sliding towards recession and Moscow has come up with an anti-crisis plan promising state support for various sectors of the economy but giving few...

  • *Coal imports 16.78 mln t, down 38 pct vs Dec, down 53 pct on yr. BEIJING, Feb 8- China's imports of key commodities eased in January after the record high set in December, as expected as the earlier heavy purchases to take advantage of weak prices had swollen inventories, preliminary customs data released on Sunday showed. China's slowing economy- 7.4 percent growth in...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 7- The United Steelworkers union said on Saturday the strike by U.S. refinery workers is expanding to two more plants early on Sunday due to unfair labor practices by oil companies. Walk-outs at BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana, refinery and the company's joint-venture refinery with Husky Energy in Toledo, Ohio, shortly after 12 a.m. local time on Sunday would...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 6- A strike by U.S. refinery workers appears set to widen late Saturday night to 11 plants as walkouts have been scheduled at BP Plc refineries in Indiana and Ohio, a BP spokesman said on Friday night, the sixth day of the strike. Stoppages by hourly workers represented by the United Steelworkers union are scheduled to begin at 11:59 p.m. local time on...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 6- A strike by U.S. refinery workers is set to widen late Saturday night as walkouts have been scheduled at BP Plc refineries in Indiana and Ohio, said a BP spokesman. The Ohio refinery is a joint venture with Husky Energy. About 4,000 workers are currently on strike at nine plants in California, Kentucky and Texas, including seven refineries that account...

  • LONDON, Feb 5- Oil rose towards $56 a barrel on Thursday, recovering from part of the previous session's drop, although traders and analysts said the prospect of a further, sustained rally from near six-year lows looked weak. Brent crude rose $1.69 to $55.85 a barrel by 1345 GMT, having fallen more than a dollar intra-day earlier and settling 5.5 percent lower on...

  • *China cuts bank reserve requirement to spur growth. LONDON, Feb 5- Oil rose towards $55 a barrel on Thursday, recovering from part of the previous session's slide after China took steps to pour liquidity into the world's second-biggest economy, although traders and analysts said oil's outlook looked weak. The market gained support on Thursday from optimism...

  • *POSCO sees 2015 sales 29.3 trln won vs 29.2 trln won last year. *POSCO eyes 2015 spending of 2.9 trln won vs 3 trln won last year. SEOUL, Feb 5- POSCO on Thursday kept its 2015 spending target largely unchanged at 2.9 trillion won from 3 trillion won on a parent basis last year as the world's sixth largest steelmaker expects Chinese demand to remain sluggish.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 5- Oil markets edged lower on Thursday after big losses in the previous session as record high oil inventories in the United States had cut short a four-day rally. Brent crude for March delivery was 14 cents lower at $54.02 a barrel by 0546 GMT, after touching $55 a barrel earlier in the day. U.S. crude traded 36 cents lower at $48.09 a barrel.

  • HOUSTON, Feb 4- The United Steelworkers union said a new contract offer was made by lead oil company negotiator Royal Dutch Shell Plc on Wednesday night as a strike by U.S. refinery workers ended its fourth day. "The USW has received an offer and will respond after consideration of the offer tomorrow," USW spokeswoman Lynne Hancock said. About 4,000 workers at nine...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 4- Negotiations will resume on Wednesday between Royal Dutch Shell Plc and union leaders as they haggle over a new wage contract for striking U.S. refinery workers, the company said. The two camps have been in a stalemate since the United Steelworkers union called walkouts early on Sunday at nine plants with about 10 percent of U.S. refining capacity,...

  • *Strike affects 10 percent of U.S. refining capapacity. HOUSTON, Feb 4- Negotiations will resume on Wednesday between Royal Dutch Shell Plc and union leaders as they haggle over a new wage contract for striking U.S. refinery workers, the company said. But one plant, Tesoro Corp's 166,000 barrel-per-day Martinez, California, refinery, was shutting down as part of it...

  • Tougher environmental law pressures China steel mills Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 4:04 AM ET

    Nearly three-quarters of China's steel enterprises do not meet environmental standards, and they are under heavy pressure to upgrade, according to estimates by the China Iron and Steel Association. Shine Shen, general manager of the iron ore division of China's third biggest steel producer, the Shagang Group, said some of his company's facilities were not...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 3- Negotiations made no progress on Tuesday as Royal Dutch Shell Plc and union leaders haggled over a new wage contract for U.S. refinery workers who have been on strike for three days, the union said. The two camps have been at an impasse since the United Steelworkers union called walkouts early on Sunday for the first time since 1980 at nine plants with...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Feb 4- A term gaining currency among China commodity watchers is "peak steel," something that sounds ominous, especially to iron ore and metallurgical coal miners. The increasing market consensus is that China is at, or close to, reaching the maximum level of steel output and demand. China produced a record 822.7 million tonnes of steel in...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 3- Negotiations were getting underway late on Tuesday between Royal Dutch Shell Plc and union leaders over a new wage contract for U.S. refinery workers who have been on strike for three days, both sides said. "Shell and USW are meeting Tuesday evening to continue contract negotiations in hopes of coming to a satisfactory agreement for both parties,"...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 3- At tense meetings just days before the first major U.S. refinery strike in 35 years was called on Sunday, union leaders grew increasingly pessimistic about getting a new labor contract and a sizable wage increase. The USW had always viewed Shell as the most flexible of the big oil companies, much easier to negotiate with than Exxon Mobil Corp or...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 3- A strike by U.S. refinery workers entered a third day on Tuesday as contact resumed between the lead industry negotiator, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, and union leaders over a new nationwide wage deal. Asked about the status of the contact on Tuesday, Shell spokesman Ray Fisher said: "The USW and Shell continue to dialogue." "No meetings have been scheduled as of...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 3- A strike by U.S. refinery workers entered a third day on Tuesday as contact resumed between the lead industry negotiator, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, and union leaders over a new nationwide wage deal, the company said. After leaving the negotiating table early on Sunday when talks broke down, prompting labor leaders to call a strike, Shell late on Monday...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 3- ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, dropped deeper into junk territory on Tuesday after Standard& Poor's downgraded the company's debt due to weaker iron ore prices. The rating agency said it had lowered its long-term credit rating on ArcelorMittal to BB from BB+ after revising its benchmark iron ore price assumptions for 2015 and...