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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.
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Stocks closed out Monday with slight gains after hovering around the flatline for most of the session, as investors seemed reluctant to jump in following a four-week rally and amid uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve would start paring back its stimulus.
U.S. stock index futures were in positive territory Monday, after the Dow and S&P 500 turned in four-straight weeks of gains, as investors looked ahead to some key economic reports.
Bulls could keep the upper hand in the coming week, even with increasing warning signs that the market could be getting bubbly.
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Oct 30- Political and military unrest in Libya sharply curtailed Hess Corp's output and profits in the third quarter, and forced it to temper expectations for the year, the oil and natural gas producer said on Wednesday.
Oct 30- Political and military unrest in Libya sharply curtailed oil and natural gas producer Hess Corp's quarterly production and profit, forcing it to temper expectations for the year, the company said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Oct 25- Libya has blocked efforts by U.S. company Marathon Oil to sell its stake in one of the country's top oil ventures by moving to preempt a deal, sources said, highlighting the struggle investors face in cutting exposure to Libya's unrest.
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U.S. oil ended the session sharply lower on Monday, as a partial U.S. government shutdown entered a second week, and stirred fears about demand.
Stocks finished in positive territory Wednesday, reversing two-straight sessions of losses, as the energy sector jumped on rising oil prices amid speculation of a U.S.-led military strike on Syria.