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  • Stocks Plunge After Services-Sector Drop Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 10:00 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and a fresh downgrade in the financial sector.

  • Stocks Rebound in Late Bargain-Hunting Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher after a late-session rally as investors piled into sectors seen as resistant to economic contraction, such as health care and staples, amid talk of recession.

  • US Stocks Hit by Inflation Worries Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 4:40 PM ET

    Inflation took the spotlight as the newest fear to haunt investors, sending stocks down to end a volatile week that featured more credit worries and pervasive unease over the Fed's role in the market.

  • Conoco Submits Alaska Pipeline Proposal Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 8:26 AM ET

    ConocoPhillips Friday proposed to build a $30 billion natural gas pipeline from Alaska to the lower 48 U.S. states.

  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Financials Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 4:07 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher after a rebound by the battered financial sector spread across the entire market.

  • Total's Net Profit Falls Less than Expected Wednesday, 7 Nov 2007 | 3:51 AM ET

    French oil giant Total posted a 3 percent drop in third-quarter adjusted net profit on Wednesday, despite higher oil prices and production, but the result beat forecasts and it maintained a key output target.

  • Stocks Close With Strong Gains As Energy, Tech Rally Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher as record oil prices boosted shares of Exxon Mobil and other energy producers, while technology shares rallied on optimism ahead of Cisco's earnings.

  • Stocks Close Sharply Lower As Dow Tumbles 362 Points Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply lower as investors found themselves confronted by two uncomfortable prospects: an end to interest rate cuts and a slowing economy.

  • US to Seek Indictments of Ex-BP Traders: WSJ Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 12:44 AM ET

    The U.S. Justice Department is expected to seek indictments of up to four former BP traders as early as Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported in its online edition.

  • BP Profit Tumbles as Production Falls Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 10:59 AM ET

    BP reported a 45 percent fall in third-quarter replacement cost profit to $3.867 billion due to lower oil and gas production, problems at its refining division and fewer asset sales, which had flattered the year-earlier result.

  • Azeri Gas Group Boosts Reserves 20% Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 8:40 AM ET

    Azerbaijan's biggest gas field, Shakh-Deniz, has 20% more gas reserves than initially thought, a project partner said on Thursday confirming the field's large export potential for Europe.

  • Kuwait Wants Shell Out of China Refinery Plan: Report Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 12:26 PM ET

    Kuwait wants to drop Royal Dutch Shell as a partner and is instead considering BP in a project to build a $5 billion oil refinery in Guangdong in China, Kuwait's state news agency KUNA reported on Tuesday.

  • BP Says Alaska Oil Production Problems Inflated Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 10:46 AM ET

    Oil major BP has complained to Alaska state officials about the description of at least two oil production disruptions posted on an official state website, a BP spokesman said Wednesday night.

  • BP Settles in Four Texas Refinery Blast Cases Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 12:57 PM ET

    The four cases were filed by survivors of a deadly 2005 explosion who sued the London-based company for emotional distress, loss of hearing and other illnesses.

  • Shipping Must Do More to Protect Environment Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 9:04 AM ET

    Aviation has borne the brunt of environmentalists' ire for causing climate change but the global maritime industry could face similar pressure if it can't agree to curbs in greenhouse gases, industry experts warn.

  • Alaska to Probe Recent Fires at BP Oil Fields Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 10:38 AM ET

    Alaska officials said Tuesday they were investigating BP Plc's local unit due to a spate of fires at oil-field facilities, which come after two years of scrutiny over safety at BP's U.S. operations.

  • Total Cuts Output Target, Blames Higher Oil Prices Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 8:44 AM ET

    French oil major Total has trimmed its average annual hydrocarbon output growth target for 2006-2010, blaming the impact of rising oil prices on some of its production-sharing agreements and project delays.

  • Shell Shuts Wells, Starts Evacuations in U.S. Gulf Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 6:24 PM ET

    Shell Oil was pulling nonessential workers from the western U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday as the company prepared to shut in 5 million cubic feet of natural gas production off the south Texas coast, the company said.

  • 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.