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U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Thursday, ahead of first quarter results from ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and MasterCard, among others.
Exxon Mobil reported first-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street's expectations.
Stocks closed out April with a bang and many watchers believe this is not the year to sell in May.
MOSCOW, April 30- Oil majors are beginning to grow cool on new projects in Russia as U.S. and EU sanctions over Moscow's actions in Ukraine make investment increasingly risky and after the Kremlin's threat to review the West's role in Russia's energy industry, the world's largest.
April 30- Canadian oil and gas producer Cenovus Energy Inc reported a better-than-expected operating profit, helped by a 48 percent jump in production at its Christina Lake oil sands project in northern Alberta.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
NEW YORK, April 25- Since late February, when investors fell out of love with biotechnology and other high-flying stocks, the market's fuel has been oil. The sector will look to build on recent gains when bellwethers Exxon Mobil Corp, Chevron Corp and ConocoPhillips report results next week.
The U.S. energy renaissance has coincided with a boom in energy-related stocks, one that investors are starting to notice.
JUNEAU, April 21- Alaska's legislature on Monday approved Governor Sean Parnell's plan to join four energy companies in moving ahead on plans to build infrastructure to transport and market 35 trillion cubic feet of North Slope gas to be shipped by an 800- mile pipeline to a liquefied natural gas export plant.
NEW YORK, April 17- Steve Farris runs a $33 billion Texas oil and gas company and turns, for advice, to a bearded Vermont environmentalist. These draw representatives from mainstream investment firms like T. Rowe Price, Gabelli& Co and Morgan Stanley& Co..
LONDON, April 16- When U.S. firm ConocoPhillips spun off its refining assets in 2011 to focus on more profitable oil production, it seemed only a matter of time before one of the oil majors followed suit. Europe's oil refining guru, Marcel van Poecke, believes the move will be repeated one day. They say:' We can buy BP for upstream and Valero for downstream.
Australia has several characteristics conducive for commercializing its shale-rich regions.
Ryan Lance, Conocophillips chairman and CEO, says the energy business has really drove a lot of the GDP growth the country has seen since the recession of 2009.
Ryan Lance, ConocoPhillips chairman and CEO, looks at production growth of the company and how shale innovations impact its business model.
ASTANA, April 7- Output at Kazakhstan's huge Kashagan oilfield may fail to restart this year if test results expected in May show cracks in the offshore part of its pipeline network, Kazakh Oil and Gas Minister Uzakbai Karabalin said on Monday.
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ALMATY, March 27- A consortium developing Kazakhstan's $50 billion Kashagan oilfield said the result of a probe into a toxic gas leak there was now expected in the second quarter, extending the closure of one of the world's biggest oil finds.
ALMATY, March 27- A consortium developing Kazakhstan's huge Kashagan oilfield said on Thursday the results of a probe into an industrial accident there were now expected in the second quarter of 2014, and it was unclear when crude production can be restarted.
*After buying co-founder's stake, Tornqvist says trading mostly normal. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 21- Swiss commodity giant Gunvor was doing business with oil firms and U.S. banks on Friday after shock sanctions on Russian co-founder Gennady Timchenko rattled counterparties and threatened to disrupt its $250 million a day business.