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  • Sept 7- The British government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling against BP Plc over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that produced one of the largest class actions in American history.

  • Can Big Oil go from black to green? Shell hopes so Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    The Royal Dutch Shell Olympus tension leg platform is seen at dawn as it sets sail from Kiewit Offshore Services in Ingleside, Texas.

    Big Oil has tried for years to bolster its green credentials. Royal Dutch Shell recently joined the environmental bandwagon.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 5- A U.S. court ruling that dramatically ramped up BP Plc's potential penalties for the 2010 Gulf oil spill could create new liability risks not just for deep water drillers but also for other industries like mining and nuclear power generation.

  • Oil dives, ends near $93 after soft US jobs data Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    Crude oil fell on Friday, as disappointing U.S. jobs data suggested economic growth may not be as robust in the world's biggest oil consuming economy.

  • Midday movers: BP, Starbucks, Tesla Motors & more Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Europe closes mostly lower as US jobs disappoint Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    European shares were mostly lower on Friday as investors booked profit after U.S. nonfarm payrolls came in lower than expected.

  • *Russia- exposed shares outperform as ceasefire is agreed. Shares exposed to Russia outperformed, however, as representatives of Ukraine, the pro-Russian separatist leadership, Russia and the OSCE security watchdog agreed on a ceasefire.

  • Stock futures resume losses after jobs disappoint Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to open slightly lower, ahead of the August non-farm payrolls report due later on Friday.

  • *New costs could encourage BP to reduce Russia exposure. LONDON, Sept 5- The prospect of up to $18 billion in new fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could encourage BP to sell off some of its Russian interests, which already look at risk of being dragged into a political standoff between Moscow and the West.

  • European shares pause after rally sparked by ECB Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    PARIS, Sept 5- European stocks dipped early on Friday, pausing after the previous day's sharp rally spurred by an interest rate cut from the European Central Bank which also launched new measures to support the euro zone economy.

  • BP can absorb new oil spill fine, analysts say Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:56 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 5- BP should be able to meet the cost of up to $18 billion of new fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill without major asset sales or a big cut in its dividend, analysts say.

  • BP: Is now the time to buy? Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:47 AM ET

    With the double threat of hefty fines for the Gulf of Mexico disaster and further Russian sanctions, BP is having almost as bad a year as 2010.

  • PARIS, Sept 5- European stocks dipped early on Friday, pausing after the previous day's sharp rally spurred by an interest rate cut from the European Central Bank which also launched new measures to support the euro zone economy.

  • Ruling caught BP off guard: Expert     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:35 PM ET

    Jim Nicholson, Senior Vice President Asia at Argus Media, discusses news that BP could face a $18 billion fine for the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 5- U.S. crude edged higher on Friday on falling inventories in the United States, but gains were limited by a stronger dollar. *U.S. crude for October delivery was trading 15 cents higher at $94.60 a barrel by 0043 GMT. *Brent crude was down 1 cent at $101.82 a barrel, after settling 94 cents lower.

  • *BP shares slump after court ruling. NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. stocks ended down on Thursday, retreating from intraday records for the S&P and Dow, as a decline in energy shares sapped an earlier rally following the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures.

  • US stocks end lower; caution before jobs report Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:12 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 26, 2014.

    Stocks erased record-setting gains Thursday, as cheer over the European Central Bank's unexpected rate cut faded.

  • *BP to appeal ruling over blame for disaster. *BP shares fall 5 percent in U.S. trading.

  • *BP shares slump after court ruling. *Ciena stumbles after results, outlook. NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday after the European Central Bank cut interest rates and announced a new plan to stimulate the euro zone economy, and as a flurry of data pointed to a steadily improving U.S. economy.

  • Midday movers: Allergan, BP, Tesla Motors & more Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers: