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ConocoPhillips fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $80.64. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $97.08. Marathon Oil Corp. rose$. 21 or. 5 percent, to $40.33.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept 17- Argentina's federal government said on Wednesday it had reached a preliminary agreement with provinces on reforms to overhaul energy regulations and improve incentives to lure the foreign investors needed to develop its vast shale oil and gas reserves.
BP PLC rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $46.34. ConocoPhillips fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $80.65. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 41 or. 4 percent, to $97.02.
BP PLC rose$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $46.33. ConocoPhillips fell$. 02 or percent, to $80.73. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $97.37.
DUBAI, Sept 17- A lack of water threatens Iraq's plans to raise its oil output, boost its stumbling economy and become a leading producer in the region after Saudi Arabia. A multi-billion dollar common seawater injection scheme designed to boost production from the giant export oilfields in Iraq's south is snarled up in red tape and acrimony.
BP PLC rose$. 34 or. 7 percent, to $46.23. ConocoPhillips rose $1.35 or 1.7 percent, to $80.75. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.14 or 1.2 percent, to $97.43.
BP PLC rose$. 46 or 1.0 percent, to $46.35. ConocoPhillips rose $1.69 or 2.1 percent, to $81.09. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.61 or 1.7 percent, to $97.90.
Brent crude climbed above $98 after hitting a 26- month low in the prior session while U.S. crude gained 78 cents to $93.70 on the possibility of an output cut from OPEC. Among the leaders to the upside were Exxon Mobil, up 0.8 percent to $97.04, and Schlumberger, up 0.7 percent to $103.72.
BP PLC fell$. 02 or percent, to $45.87. ConocoPhillips rose$. 76 or 1.0 percent, to $80.16. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 70 or. 7 percent, to $96.99.
*BNP Paribas tasked to find buyers for field- sources. LONDON/ LAGOS, Sept 16- France's Total SA, Europe's second largest oil company, has put one of its offshore Nigerian oil fields up for sale again, the company said, after a 2012 deal with Sinopec Corp failed.
NEW YORK— The stock market rose Tuesday as investors waited to find out when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates. "The economy continues to improve in the U.S., and there's still an accommodative Fed," said Brad Sorensen, director of market and sector research at the Schwab Center for Financial Research.
BP's business in Alaska will be smaller because of the previously announced sale of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp, spokeswoman Dawn Patience said.
BP PLC fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $45.89. ConocoPhillips rose$. 95 or 1.2 percent, to $79.40. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $96.29.
BP PLC fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $45.84. ConocoPhillips rose$. 68 or. 9 percent, to $79.13. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 36 or. 4 percent, to $96.14.
BP PLC fell$. 32 or. 7 percent, to $45.62. ConocoPhillips fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $78.27. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $95.90.
MOSCOW, Sept 14- Fresh U.S. and EU sanctions imposed on Moscow will bring an abrupt halt to exploration of Russia's huge Arctic and shale oil reserves and complicate financing of existing Russian projects from the Caspian Sea to Iraq and Ghana.
BP PLC fell$. 30 or. 6 percent, to $45.94. ConocoPhillips fell$. 93 or 1.2 percent, to $78.45. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell $1.25 or 1.3 percent, to $95.78.
The state is pursuing the mega-project with the North Slope's three major players, Exxon Mobil Corp., BP and ConocoPhillips; pipeline company TransCanada Corp.; and the Alaska Gasline Development Corp..
NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as energy shares extended their recent slide, while rising bond yields drove down high-dividend paying shares. Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp retreated 1.3 percent on the day, while ConocoPhillips fell 1.2 percent.
WASHINGTON— Unsatisfied with a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, the United States and the European Union levied new sanctions Friday against major Russian banks and defense companies, as well as penalties aimed at curtailing Russia's ability to develop oil and gas projects.