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BP PLC rose$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $47.69. ConocoPhillips rose$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $66.60. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $93.47.
BP PLC rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $47.75. ConocoPhillips rose$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $66.65. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $93.82.
BP PLC rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $47.65. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $93.79. Marathon Oil Corp. fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $32.76.
BP PLC fell$. 62 or 1.3 percent, to $47.59. ConocoPhillips fell$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $66.32. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 57 or. 6 percent, to $93.64.
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.
WASHINGTON, Feb 4- The U.S. Department of Transportation said on Tuesday it had fined three oil companies $93,000 for wrongly classifying crude shipments in North Dakota's Bakken region, in the first sanctions issued by regulators since several fiery derailments.
*Regional economic pillars Ghana, Ivory Coast facing gas shortages. ABIDJAN, Jan 30- Ivory Coast and Ghana are planning talks with liquefied natural gas exporters Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea to create a regional gas company to address a looming power crunch, Ivory Coast's energy minister said.
NEW YORK, Jan 17- A handful of energy firms are rushing their rigs to several counties in southern Oklahoma, convinced they've found the next shale play to expand America's oil boom. Oil rigs in Oklahoma jumped 17 last week to 155, according to Baker Hughes, the biggest one-week increase in three years.
Recent accidents have analysts looking at companies that could be exposed to new rules governing oil shipments from the Bakken region.
CHICAGO/ CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan 6- A blast of Arctic air gripped the vast middle of the United States on Monday, with the coldest temperatures in two decades threatening lives, forcing businesses and schools to close and canceling thousands of flights.
NEW YORK, Dec 4- The Dow and the S&P 500 finished lower for the fourth consecutive session on Wednesday after investors found few reasons to make big moves, with uncertainty remaining over when the Federal Reserve will start to slow its stimulus.
*Investors unsure of Fed's timing for tapering. NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. stocks declined on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 off for a fourth straight session as investors worried that the market's rally to record levels was not justified, given uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve will start to slow its stimulus.
*Equatorial Guinea pushing new gas supply deals across Africa. *BG currently selling Equatorial Guinea's LNG in Asia. ABIDJAN, Nov 7- Equatorial Guinea may seek to revise some aspects of a controversial deal with BG Group as it moves to export more gas to Africa, its oil minister said.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.