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BP PLC fell$. 70 or 1.3 percent, to $51.62. ConocoPhillips fell$. 36 or. 4 percent, to $85.44. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell $1.01 or 1.0 percent, to $102.54.
BP PLC fell$. 47 or. 9 percent, to $51.85. ConocoPhillips fell $1.35 or 1.6 percent, to $84.45. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 88 or. 8 percent, to $102.67.
BP PLC fell$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $52.25. ConocoPhillips fell$. 01 or percent, to $86.09. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $102.71.
BP PLC fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $52.58. ConocoPhillips rose$. 42 or. 5 percent, to $86.52. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 35 or. 3 percent, to $103.00.
PARIS, July 8- French oil major Total, which rattled Baghdad two years ago by signing a deal with Kurdistan, says it is too early to predict whether the semi-autonomous Iraqi region may turn into an important oil player.
BP PLC fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $53.15. ConocoPhillips rose$. 54 or. 6 percent, to $86.40. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.02 or 1.0 percent, to $102.59.
BP PLC fell$. 23 or. 4 percent, to $53.15. ConocoPhillips rose$. 50 or. 6 percent, to $86.36. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose $1.04 or 1.0 percent, to $102.61.
BP PLC fell$. 29 or. 5 percent, to $53.09. ConocoPhillips fell$. 03 or percent, to $85.83. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $102.08.
NEW YORK, June 16- A new chapter in the North American oil revolution is about to open on the Texas coast, with two major pipelines poised this summer to deliver an unprecedented influx of heavy Canadian crude to U.S. refineries- and potentially beyond.
OSLO, June 8- He is the self-made man who changed the way business was done in Norway, and from this week, Kjell Inge Roekke, a flamboyant billionaire with an explosive temper and a taste for the supersized, can also call himself an oil baron.
*Marathon fails to sell smaller UK business. OSLO, June 2- Marathon Oil Corp is to sell its Norwegian business for $2.1 billion to oil exploration group Det norske, part of plans to shed assets in Norway and Britain to free up cash for the U.S. firm's shale activities in the United States.
WASHINGTON, May 14- Despite several fiery mishaps involving fuel produced in North Dakota's Bakken energy patch, cargo from the region does not need special handling when it moves on the tracks, the leading voice for U.S. refiners said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, May 2- Few oil-by-rail shippers have heeded calls for information to prevent dangerous mishaps on the tracks, the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Friday as it named the three companies it said have cooperated. Testing data has so far been tallied from Exxon Mobil, Continental Resources Inc and Savage Companies, the agency said.
MALABO, March 10- On land cleared of tropical forest, gleaming new office towers, apartment blocks, homes and highways dazzle the eye in Equatorial Guinea, Sub-Saharan Africa's No. 3 energy producer where oil and gas revenues have fed a frenzy of construction.
NEW ORLEANS, March 3- A U.S. emergency order to test oil shipped by rail highlights what many industry officials have long said is a flawed method for testing the volatility of types of oil that have been involved in several fiery train derailments in the last year.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- Oil companies handling volatile fuel out of North Dakota's energy patch must consider the dangers of flammable gas carried in the kind of oil-by-rail shipments involved in a string of fiery derailments, a U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- U.S. lawmakers are expected to question regulators and rail industry officials on Wednesday about several recent fiery derailments, focusing on whether shipments from energy producing regions such as North Dakota's Bakken area are being handled safely.
Feb 5- Marathon Oil Corp said on Wednesday its quarterly profit fell and the U.S. oil and gas company saw a 23 percent decline in the price for its Canadian crude. The Houston company had a fourth-quarter profit of $375 million, or 54 cents per share, compared with $569 million, or 80 cents per share in the prior quarter.
Feb 5- Marathon Oil Corp said on Wednesday its quarterly profit fell and the U.S. oil and gas company saw a 23 percent decline in the price for its Canadian crude. The Houston company had a fourth-quarter profit of $375 million, or 54 cents per share, compared with $569 million, or 80 cents per share in the same period a year earlier.
WASHINGTON, Feb 4- Three companies operating in North Dakota's Bakken energy patch were on Tuesday were fined $93,000 for wrongly classifying crude oil being hauled from the field to tank car trains.