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  • Shell Sells Oil Refineries, Gas Stakes for $2.5 Billion Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | 11:07 AM ET

    Royal Dutch Shell sold three French oil refineries and gas field stakes in Norway for $2.5 billion on Thursday, pressing ahead with its strategy to divest lower-returning assets.

  • Total's Second-Quarter Profit Little Changed Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | 7:16 AM ET

    Oil company Total said Thurdsay that second-quarter net profit was little changed as improved refinery margins failed to offset the weaker dollar.

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    Exxon Mobil posted a 1% drop in quarterly earnings on Thursday, missing expectations, as weaker natural gas prices and production offset higher margins from production of gasoline and chemicals.

  • Stocks ended sharply lower on several disappointing earnings reports and concerns about the housing industry. "The housing story has gone from bad to worse. It's pretty clear that the subprime market is not as well contained as a lot of people had been thinking," said David Rosenberg, North American economist at Merrill Lynch.

  • New BP Boss Promises Turnaround as Profits Fall Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 10:59 AM ET

    BP's new Chief Executive Tony Hayward pledged to turn around Europe's second-largest fully-listed oil company on Tuesday as a drop in second-quarter profits highlighted its industry-lagging performance.

  • Total Profits Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 8:41 PM ET

    Everybody wants oil. And if you don’t want Europe, you’ve got your head on backwards, Cramer said. This stock covers both.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Apache: On the War Path to $120 Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 11:37 AM ET

    Here's the latest $80 stock Cramer thinks is going to 20 over par.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Regulators postponed a decision Friday on revoking the license of BP's Russian joint venture for a giant gas field, days before President Vladimir Putin heads into a Group of Eight summit amid grumbles about the Kremlin using energy as a political weapon.

  • General Electric Chairman and Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt said his "green" ecomagination unit is on track to "blow away" its 2010 sales target of $20 billion as demand for environmental products and services surges.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Wednesday, 23 May 2007 | 6:39 PM ET

    Saks, BP, RadioShack and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • BP shut down a quarter of its 400,000 barrels-per-day Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska after finding a leaky water pipe Monday, a company spokesman said.

  • Shares in oil giant Royal Dutch Shell rose more than 4% before closing at their highest level in six months on Thursday as traders cited rumours of a possible tie-up with a rival.

  • Lord Browne Resigns From Goldman Sachs Board Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 1:17 PM ET

    John Browne, the former CEO of BP has lost another job. Today, he resigned from the board of Goldman Sachs.

  • U.S. gasoline prices topped $3 a gallon on Friday, and threatened to rise even higher,  as concerns mounted that refineries are simply not making enough gas to meet peak summer demand. 

  • John Browne.

    Browne said he had had a relationship with someone called Jeff Chevalier who had told his story to Associated Newspapers, publishers of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and Evening Standard.

  • British oil and gas group BP is a front-runner to win a controlling stake in Pakistan State Oil in a deal worth about $600 million, the Times of London reported on Monday.

  • Stocks Close Mixed after Dow Retreats from New High Tuesday, 24 Apr 2007 | 4:12 PM ET

    Stocks rose and the Dow moved closer to 13,000 after IBM announced a $15 billion stock buyback plan, as investors shrugged off disappointing data from the housing industry."With the liquidity out there and risk appetites increasing for investors ... you probably have to give upside the benefit of the doubt here," said Jeff Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James.

  • Crude oil futures fell more than a dollar as traders took profits ahead of fresh oil inventory data due Wednesday and following Monday's sharp price rise on worries about supply disruptions in the wake of Nigeria's disputed presidential election.

  • Top Asian oil refiner Sinopec beat forecasts with a more than two-fold jump in quarterly earnings as falling oil prices helped its refining arm turn around, and it flagged a 50% surge in first-half profit.

  • Crude Oil Rallies 3% on Refinery Problems Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | 3:47 PM ET

    U.S. crude oil finished just short of $64 as gasoline futures surged to new eight-month highs on troubles at two refineries. The production disruptions raised fears of a gasoline supply crunch when drivers hit the roads this summer.