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Brazil's oil industry may be large and growing, but little of what Rousseff promised when elected in 2010- or before then as energy minister or chairwoman of state-run energy giant Petrobras- has come to pass.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Woodside Petroleum Ltd delivered a 27 percent rise in half-year net profit on Wednesday, in line with market forecasts.
LONDON, Aug 19- Cheap natural gas is starting to revolutionise traffic on U.S. roads, cutting bills for some of the country's heaviest fuel users while reducing carbon emissions and other pollution.
PetroChina is reviewing its multi-billion-dollar push to produce liquefied natural gas(LNG) to fuel trucks and ships in place of diesel.
Portugal's Galp and Spain's Repsol, more exposed than most to lucrative exploration zones deep under Brazil's seabed, as well as France's Total on Angola exposure, are seen as the pick of the bunch as BP and Royal Dutch Shell suffer from weak exploration results.
LONDON/ FARGO, North Dakota, Aug 14- Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday announced the sale of two onshore U.S. shale gas assets in exchange for $2.1 billion and acreage in different gas-rich areas as the energy company restructures its North America business and reins in costs.
LONDON, Aug 14- Royal Dutch Shell Plc announced on Thursday the sale of onshore U.S. shale gas assets as the energy company restructures its North America production and reins in costs.
Aug 14- Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it had agreed to sell its natural gas-producing properties in Wyoming's Pinedale field and Louisiana's Haynesville field for about $2.1 billion in cash.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 11- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday signed a package of laws that will serve as a rule book for comprehensive energy reform designed to lure billions of dollars in investment to the country's ailing oil, gas and electricity sectors.
U.S. stocks pared gains in light volume trading on Monday as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.
Kinder's $44 billion deal isn't part of a trend, but the basic story behind infrastructure as a play on energy is very much intact.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The senate approved a series of laws this week aimed at attracting companies such as Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp, and help stem declining crude production in Latin America's No. 2 economy.
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MEXICO CITY, Aug 5- Mexico's Senate gave final approval early on Tuesday to the backbone of a landmark energy reform as the government prepares to lure investment by major oil companies to stem the country's declining oil production. The bills, including a crucial new hydrocarbons law, govern implementation of a wider reform passed in December.
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DUBAI, August 4- Iraq's Sunni Islamist insurgency, crippling further its dream to match the oil power of Saudi Arabia, makes oilfields in the safer south more vital, but even that region has not been completely free from attacks.
HOUSTON, July 31- U.S. oil and gas company Apache Corp, under pressure from activist investor Jana Partners, said on Thursday it plans to sell interests in two liquefied natural gas projects as it sharpens the focus on developing North American shale fields.
*Shares in Adidas and Banco Espirito Santo slump. LONDON, July 31- European shares fell sharply on Thursday, with the euro zone's blue-chip index slipping to a three-month low, on concerns of an earlier than expected interest rate hike in the Uniteed States and a debt default by Argentina.