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Business Libya

  • Battle for the Truth Behind Benghazi

    Former CIA director David Petraeus reportedly told lawmakers the agency suspected the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack from the start. NBC's Steve Handelsman reports the details.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Fiscal Cliff Outweighs Mideast Tensions

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Obama Addresses Petraeus & Benghazi

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama's had his first opportunity today to speak about the Petraeus sex scandal.

  • Pres. Obama Holds Press Conference

    A roundup of President Obama's major comments at the press conference today, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gasoline Continues to Rally

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Obama on Benghazi: There Needs to Be Accountability

    President Obama says it is important to find out exactly what happened in Benghazi.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Near 3-Week High

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • CIA Director Petraeus Resigns

    Insight on the abrupt resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, with John Batchelor, Radio Talk Show co-host.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Oil Up, Traders Still Wary

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Shares of Marathon rose nearly 3 percent in afternoon New York Stock Exchange trading. The company reported better-than-expected oil and gas production in the Eagle Ford formation in south Texas and the Bakken shale in North Dakota, according to analysts at Houston based energy investment bank Simmons& Co..

  • HOUSTON, Nov 6- EOG Resources Inc plans to spend less on ``money-losing'' natural gas drilling next year, which will result in lower capital expenditures, the company's chief executive said Tuesday. EOG is drilling for pricier crude oil in basins including the Eagle Ford in south Texas and the Bakken in North Dakota while slowing natural gas drilling.

  • Nov 6- Marathon Oil Corp on Tuesday reported an 11 percent increase in quarterly profit as oil and gas production rose. Profit in the third quarter was $450 million, or 63 cents per share, compared with $405 million, or 57 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • *Profit ex-items $2.55/ share, misses $2.83 analysts' view. Increasing output from the wellhead is a struggle for many big oil companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell.

  • Nov 2- Hess Corp's quarterly profit nearly doubled as production from the Bakken oil field rose and the company resumed operations in Libya. And despite Hurricane Sandy, Hess said it had opened 177 of its 186 gas stations in New York City, Long Island and New Jersey, after the company arranged for 85 electrical generators before the storm arrived.

  • NEW YORK-- Hess Corp. nearly doubled its third quarter profits as the company resumed operations in Libya and ramped up production in giant Bakken shale play. The New York company breezed past Wall Street expectations and shares rose 4 percent in early trading.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- Standard Chartered is close to wrapping up discussions to resolve U.S. investigations into its Iran- linked transactions and nearing agreement on a fine in the $300- million range, mirroring a much-publicized state settlement over similar allegations, according to four people familiar with the matter.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Jobs Data Tomorrow

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • *Protests at Tripoli headquarters over role. TRIPOLI/ BENGHAZI, Libya, Nov 1- Libya's National Oil Corporation is reviewing a proposal for a Benghazi branch as officials contend with opposition by NOC staff in Tripoli versus protests and threats of output cuts by workers in the oil-rich east who want more control there.

  • *Super storm Sandy seen impacting fuel demand on US East Coast. LONDON, Nov 1- European oil futures fell on Thursday as investors continued to analyse the aftermath of super storm Sandy, while U.S. futures gained as U.S. markets geared back up after the severe battering to the east coast delivered by Sandy.