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  • UPDATE 1-Brent hovers below $103 as ample supply weighs Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    *Fire hits BP's largest U.S. refinery. *Hope fades for Ukraine- Russia ceasefire deal. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- Brent futures dipped on Thursday, but still held between $102 and $103 a barrel, as ample supply and a refinery fire in the United States that could reduce crude demand weighed on prices.

  • Aug 28- An explosion shook BP Plc's Whiting, Indiana refinery, its largest in the United States, on Wednesday night but a resulting fire had been contained as of 9:30 pm local time, according to a report by WFLD-TV.

  • Blast at BP refinery sparks fire, rattles homes Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    WHITING, Ind.— An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn't cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility, a company official said Thursday.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $48.36. ConocoPhillips rose$. 49 or. 6 percent, to $81.03. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $99.53.

  • Early Glance: Oil companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $48.33. ConocoPhillips rose$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $80.93. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $99.70.

  • Dearth of oil finds threatens long-term supplies, price Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    STAVANGER, Norway, Aug 27- The rate of oil discoveries continues to disappoint after a record low last year and firms could even cut their exploration budgets to save on costs, a risk to long-term supplies and prices, industry executives said.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- A program to compensate victims of crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles has received claims for 107 deaths as of Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for the lawyer overseeing the program.

  • Midday Glance: Oil companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $48.28. ConocoPhillips fell$. 00 or percent, to $80.80. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.12 or 1.1 percent, to $99.87.

  • Early Glance: Oil companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $48.36. ConocoPhillips rose$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $80.99. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 93 or. 9 percent, to $99.68.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 42 or. 9 percent, to $48.55. ConocoPhillips rose$. 56 or. 7 percent, to $80.80. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $98.75.

  • Early Glance: Oil companies Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $48.46. ConocoPhillips rose$. 64 or. 8 percent, to $80.88. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 22 or. 2 percent, to $98.72.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $48.13. ConocoPhillips fell$. 74 or. 9 percent, to $80.24. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 78 or. 8 percent, to $98.50.

  • Correction: Oil Spill-Land Conservation story Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:37 PM ET

    HOUSTON— In a story Aug. 21 about a new state park planned for southeast Texas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount of money from a BP and Transocean fund that was used to buy the land. Conservationists team up to buy Texas bayside ranch with $30 M from BP's 2010 oil spill fund.

  • Midday Glance: Oil companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $48.22. ConocoPhillips fell$. 64 or. 8 percent, to $80.34. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 86 or. 9 percent, to $98.42.

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Britain announced that energy and mining firms would have to disclose from next year any payments made to governments in countries where they operate as it aims to curb corruption in the natural resources sector.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $48.27. ConocoPhillips rose$. 48 or. 6 percent, to $80.98. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 42 or. 4 percent, to $99.28.

  • LA PAZ, Aug 21- Argentina- based Pan American Energy has agreed to accept less than 30 percent of the $1.49 billion it demanded from Bolivia as compensation for the 2009 nationalization of a subsidiary, the Andean nation's state attorney general said on Thursday.

  • Midday Glance: Oil companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $48.27. ConocoPhillips rose$. 30 or. 4 percent, to $80.80. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $99.78.

  • After Russia targets McDonald's, businesses on edge Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    People sit on the terrace of a now-closed McDonald's in Moscow, Aug. 21, 2014.

    So far no other prominent Western brand has reported extra scrutiny from the Russian authorities, but some say they are worried.

  • *U.S.- Russia ties soured by Ukraine crisis. MOSCOW, Russia, Aug 21- Russia said on Thursday it was investigating dozens of McDonald's restaurants, in what many businessmen said was retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine they fear could spread to other symbols of Western capitalism.