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  • FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta, Dec 16- The boomtown in the heart of Canada's oil sands region is getting nervous. Fort McMurray, surrounded by the boreal forest of northern Canada, has long drawn thousands with jobs that paid six-figure salaries to a region that produces more crude than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere. Suncor Energy Inc, Total SA and Statoil ASA...

  • Europe pared losses to close flat after CPI data Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    European shares closed largely flat on Friday, although oil majors fell sharply after OPEC decided not to cut its output target.

  • Europe ends higher, energy stocks under pressure Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Thursday, even as a further fall in oil prices led to heavy selling in the energy sector.

  • Nov 13- SunPower Corp, the second-largest maker of solar panels in the United States, forecast a much lower-than-estimated 2015 profit. SunPower, majority owned by French energy giant Total SA, expects to earn between $1.10 and $1.50 per share, excluding items, in the next year. SunPower also expects to report full-year gross margin in the range of 21-23 percent,...

  • Forgotten OPEC state gains steam—but not for long Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 1:34 PM ET
    This Feb. 5, 2008 photo shows shift supervisor Ojerinde Kanoru aboard the FPSO Bonga (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) facility 75 miles off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria.

    Oil production is at the highest in a decade in Nigeria, but the surge is not likely to last long.

  • Europe closes lower; Oil majors under pressure Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    European stock indexes accelerated losses to close lower on Tuesday, after seesawing during the trading session.

  • Oil majors: Is the four-year low priced in? Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 9:33 AM ET

    The oil price plunge has not pushed energy shares to new lows, as much of the damage "has already been done" according to asset managers.

  • Still mostly happy talk from oil producers Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    Oil companies are shying away from commenting on outlook as crude oil falls to multi-year lows; however, analysts are slashing estimates.

  • Europe closes mixed as Fed eyed; Sanofi tumbles Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    European shares closed marginally higher on Wednesday, after a bumpy day of trading, as investors looked ahead to the Fed's policy statement.

  • Sanofi ousts CEO after warning on diabetes business Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    Sanofi shares tumbled up to 6.2 percent on Wednesday after the French drugmaker's board said it was ousting chief executive, Chris Viehbacher.

  • Weak oil price hits Total results Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 3:40 AM ET

    Total warned that sliding oil prices had hit its third-quarter results and could weigh for the rest of 2014.

  • HOUSTON, Oct 27- Venezuela's PDVSA has confirmed it will import light crudes as a diluent for its extra heavy oil production, a cost-saving move for the state-run company that also reveals delays and problems in its main output strategies. The Petrocedeno upgrader, operated with Norway's Statoil ASA and France's Total SA, will be under maintenance as of early...

  • Oil settles higher on Saudi cut, strong data Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    Oil prices rose on news Saudi Arabia cut its supply to the market in September and on strong economic data from Europe and China.

  • More suspects detained in Total CEO plane crash Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 5:31 AM ET

    Russian prosecutors detain four more Moscow airport workers over a plane crash which killed the CEO of oil company Total.

  • Oil dips after second consecutive U.S. stock build Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    Oil prices slipped on Wednesday after data showed a second consecutive weekly jump in U.S. crude oil stockpiles.

  • Total names Pouyanne and Desmarest at top positions Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:15 AM ET
    Thierry Desmarest

    Total has confirmed that Patrick Pouyanne, head of refining up until now, will take over as chief executive, and Thierry Desmarest as chairman.

  • Oil prices closed slightly higher after an early rally aided by data showing stronger-than-expected China demand and some technical price recovery.

  • Europe shares rally on ECB stimulus hopes Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    European shares traded sharply higher as buying was fueled by earnings and reports that the ECB would provide extra liquidity in the near future.

  • Total’s CEO killed after his plane hits snowplow Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Tributes pour in for Christophe de Margerie after the chief executive of Total died in a business jet crash in Moscow.

  • Total CEO killed in Moscow plane accident Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:03 AM ET
    Christophe de Margerie, chief executive officer of Total SA

    The chief exec of Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport.