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  • March 7- Oil prices rallied again on Monday, with Brent hitting this year's high of $40 a barrel, after intelligence firm Genscape reported a smaller build in stockpiles at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures, traders who saw the data said. The front-month in Brent, the global crude benchmark, was up $1.20 at $39.92 by 10:19 a.m EST.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Justice Department has filed a motion to dismiss a criminal indictment against former Chesapeake Energy Corp Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon, who died in a car crash on Wednesday, one day after he was charged with breaking antitrust laws. In the motion to dismiss on Thursday, the Justice Department said it would "best meet the...

  • *New builds take Cushing stocks to 68.7 mln bbls- Genscape data. *U.S. govt had earlier reported 66.3 mln bbls record for Cushing. NEW YORK, March 3- Oil's rally lost steam on Thursday after three straight days of gains as growing record U.S. stockpiles countered OPEC plans for a production freeze, with some analysts saying the market has risen too much, too fast from 12-...

  • Nomac Drilling floorman steadies a section of drill pipe and cleans the connection during natural-gas drilling operations for Chesapeake Energy in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

    Natural gas is the cheapest it's been in nearly two decades, and it could get even cheaper, thanks to U.S. shale drillers.

  • NEW YORK, March 3- Oil prices were largely steady in volatile trade on Thursday as growing record U.S. stockpiles muted a three-day rally inspired by OPEC plans for a production freeze, strengthening analysts' arguments the market has risen too much, too fast from 12- year lows. Brent futures, the global benchmark for crude, were down 1 cent at $36.92 a barrel by...

  • Aubrey McClendon, former chairman and chief executive officer of Chesapeake Energy.

    It's not clear if the alleged co-conspirator of the former Chesapeake Energy CEO will now be prosecuted.

  • Chesapeake Energy Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon, co-owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, cheers during Game 1 of the NBA basketball finals against the Miami Heat in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 12, 2012.

    McClendon's business dealings are still under question, but Oklahomans are showing an outpouring of gratitude for his accomplishments.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, March 2- Aubrey McClendon, the co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp who led it to become one of the world's biggest natural gas producers before he was tarred by federal anti-trust charges, died on Wednesday in a car accident in Oklahoma City, police said. He went on to start American Energy Partners, and with the help of private equity funds, made huge...

  • HOUSTON, March 2- Aubrey McClendon, the co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp who led it to become one of the world's biggest natural gas producers before he was tarred by federal anti-trust charges, died on Wednesday in a car accident in Oklahoma City, police said. He went on to start American Energy Partners, and with the help of private equity funds, made huge bets...

  • March 2- Former Chesapeake Energy Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon died in a car accident in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, police said, one day after he was charged with conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases.

  • March 2- Former Chesapeake Energy Corp Chief Executive Aubrey McClendon has died in a car accident, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing Oklahoma City police. McClendon was charged on Tuesday with conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in Oklahoma, the Justice Department said. McClendon drove into a wall, causing a fatal crash, CNBC tweeted.

  • DOJ charges McClendon with conspiring to rig bids

    Greg Zuckerman, The Wall Street Journal, discusses the Justice Department's charges against former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon with conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and gas leases in Oklahoma.

  • Former Chesapeake CEO indicted on conspiracy charges

    Aubrey McClendon was indicted on federal charges of conspiring to rig bids for oil and natural gas leases.

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    Donald Trump is the projected winner of GOP primaries in six states, and the apparent winner of another, according to NBC News.

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is accompanied by his wife Jane as he arrives on stage at his Super Tuesday rally in Burlington, Vermont March 1, 2016.

    Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders showed his campaign still has signs of life on Tuesday, as he notched four wins in his favor.

  • March 1- In the 16 months since Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm dismissed OPEC as a "toothless tiger" because of growing U.S. energy independence, shares in his Oklahoma City- based Continental Resources Inc, a major shale oil driller, have fallen about 60 percent. Whether or not the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has been defanged, it has been unable...

  • GRAND FORKS, N.D., Feb 29- In a basement lab of a North Dakota research center, Beth Kurz and an assistant are peering through a scanning electron microscope, studying samples from the state's vast Bakken shale oil formation. The University of North Dakota's Energy and Environmental Research Center where Kurz works has hired 20 more researchers and lab...

  • *Market turns course as Venezuela reaffirms output freeze meeting. Venezuela reaffirmed a mid-March meeting of oil producers that would include Saudi Arabia, Russia and Qatar, to stabilize prices that have slumped 70 percent in a 20- month rout. "It's the Venezuela headline that got the market excited enough to rebound, though it's baffling why as everyone...

  • Feb 25- Wall Street gained on Thursday as strong U.S. manufacturing data pointed to a recovery in the struggling sector and some investors saw opportunities after weeks of volatility. Some investors took Wall Street's recent gains as a sign that prices are stabilizing. "I have a lot of people calling me and saying' Hey, I've got $50,000 in the bank earning zero...