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  • PARIS, Dec 12- European stocks tumbled again on Friday, leaving them on course for their biggest weekly loss since May 2012 as shares in oil and oil services firms sank further along with crude oil prices. Saipem dropped 4.2 percent on Friday, hitting a 10- year low, while Royal Dutch Shell was down 2.4 percent, Repsol down 2 percent and CGG down 6.2 percent.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2013 that made it all but impossible to sue foreign companies in U.S. courts for alleged roles in overseas human rights abuses is proving to be a boon for U.S. firms too, court documents show. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co, U.S. companies such as Chiquita Brands International Inc, IBM Corp and Ford Motor Co have...

  • European shares extend sell-off, Airbus plunges Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    PARIS, Dec 10- European stocks fell for a third session in a row on Wednesday as a further plunge in crude prices knocked down the shares of oil majors and oil services groups such as Royal Dutch Shell and Fugro. Shares in Shell dropped 2.4 percent and Fugro tumbled 11 percent as Brent crude oil fell below $65 a barrel on mounting signs of oversupply and lacklustre...

  • Europe closes lower, oil falls to $64 after OPEC report Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday, continuing its declining trend as Greek political fears and slumping oil prices weigh.

  • PARIS/ LONDON, Dec 10- European stocks fell for a third session in a row on Wednesday, as a further drop in crude prices knocked down the shares of oil majors and oil services groups such as Royal Dutch Shell and Fugro. Shares in Shell dropped 1.7 percent and Fugro tumbled 12 percent as Brent crude oil slipped below $65 a barrel, hitting a five-year low on rising...

  • PARIS, Dec 10- European stocks rose in a technical bounce on Wednesday after sliding 3 percent slide over two days, although energy stocks dropped again as Brent crude fell toward $65 a barrel. If Samaras fails to secure victory for his presidential candidate, snap national elections could be called which the leftist Syriza party-- a fierce opponent of Greece's...

  • LIMA, Dec 8- Saudi Arabia's top climate negotiator said on Monday that growing pressure to phase out fossil fuels does not help the UN climate negotiations and that a new climate deal should help oil producers diversify their economies. As UN climate change negotiations enter their second week in Lima, chief Saudi Arabian negotiator Khalid AbuLeif said a deal...

  • HOUSTON, Dec 8- Drilling contractor Noble Corporation PLC on Monday said it paid $12.2 million to settle felony charges by the U.S. Department of Justice related to safety, environmental and record keeping violations on vessels in Arctic waters off Alaska in 2012.. Noble acknowledges that it failed to report any of these hazardous conditions to the U.S. Coast...

  • *Italy's credit downgrade weighs on sentiment. LONDON, Dec 8- European shares fell early on Monday, trimming some of the previous session's sharp gains after Italy's sovereign debt rating was cut late on Friday and following soft economic data from China and Japan. "The Italian downgrade is a reminder that the European sovereign debt crisis has not vanished...

  • *Italy's credit downgrade weighs on sentiment. PARIS, Dec 8- European shares fell early on Monday, trimming some of the previous session's sharp gains after soft macro data from China and Japan. "Italy's downgrade is a good reminder that Europe is far from being out of the woods.

  • More than $150B oil projects face the ax in 2015 Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Oil and gas exploration projects worth more than $150 billion are likely to be put on hold next year as plunging oil prices render them uneconomic.

  • Dec 4- The Church of England said it was in the process of filing shareholder resolutions on climate change at BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc. "The resolution is intended to challenge the companies to run their businesses so that they participate constructively in the transition to a low carbon economy," The Church of England wrote in a blog.

  • More than $150 bln of oil projects face the axe in 2015 Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    *A fifth of projects at risk with oil at $80/ barrel- Rystad. *Some North Sea, Arctic and Gulf of Mexico fields on hold. Now the outlook for onshore and offshore developments- from the Barents Sea to the Gulf or Mexico- looks as uncertain as the price of oil, which has plunged by 40 percent in the last five months to around $70 a barrel.

  • *Canada has lobbied for years against labeling plan. BRUSSELS, Dec 3- Europe moved a step back towards a plan to stigmatize Canada's tar sands as highly polluting on Wednesday, despite years of Ottawa's lobbying the EU bloc as part of its export drive. Canada and representatives of the oil industry have said unconventional oil has a valuable role in diversifying...

  • Europe shares close higher on ECB stimulus hopes Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    European shares closed higher, as investors bet the European Central Bank would announce additional stimulus measures.

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 3- In a sign of the distortions plaguing Brazil's stagnant economy, a wide range of companies are sharply cutting back output of their main products to instead sell electricity back into the national grid because it is more profitable. Usiminas, Brazil's biggest producer of flat steel, said in its latest earnings report that revenues from...

  • SPECIAL REPORT-How Exxon helped make Iraqi Kurdistan Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    LONDON/ ARBIL, Dec 3- In January 2011, Exxon hired one of the best connected men in Iraq: Ali Khedery, an American of Iraqi descent who had served in Baghdad as a special assistant to five U.S. ambassadors and a senior adviser to three U.S. generals. "We will see a rise in violence and a total paralysis in Baghdad," he recalled saying. He suggested an alternative: Kurdistan, a...

  • Why Shell/BP takeover rumors are back Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:37 AM ET

    The evergreen rumor that Shell could be looking to buy BP returned to the market Tuesday -- and sent share prices of both companies higher.

  • Stocks rise on car sales; Dow ends at another record Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 4:23 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks rose Tuesday in a mild rebound from the prior day's drop, ahead of monthly data on car sales.

  • Midday movers: Biogen Idec, Priceline, BP & more Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers