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  • NEW YORK, March 21- Global equity markets slipped on Monday as the dollar moved higher and U.S. Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker said U.S. inflation is was likely to accelerate in the coming years and move toward the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target, while San Francisco Fed President John Williams told Market News International he would advocate for...

  • *Cushing stockpiles drew down by over 570,000 bbls- data. NEW YORK, March 21- Oil prices rose on Monday as data showed a drawdown at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude and ahead of front-month contract expiry in the U.S. crude futures. Crude stockpiles in Cushing fell 570,574 barrels to 69.05 million in the week to March 18, traders said, citing data from...

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, March 21- A dreaded scenario for U.S. oil bulls might just be becoming a reality. In key shale areas such as Eagle Ford or Wolfcamp and Bone Spring in Texas such backlog has fallen by as much as a third over the past six months, according to data compiled by Alex Beeker, a researcher at Wood Mackenzie. About 660 wells could be the equivalent of between...

  • A man celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    Emergency visits to the dentist skyrocket right after St. Patrick's Day because so many people get their teeth knocked out.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, March 14- Aubrey McClendon, the former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy Corp, was driving well above the speed limit at roughly 88 miles per hour before he slammed into a bridge abutment earlier this month and died, Oklahoma City police said on Monday. The death of the energy entrepreneur on March 2 shocked the oil and gas industry less than a day...

  • *OPEC lowers 2016 oil demand, cites higher surplus. NEW YORK, March 14- Oil prices fell about 3 percent on Monday on concerns that a six-week market recovery has gone beyond fundamentals as U.S. crude stockpiles continue to build and Iran maintains little interest in joining major producers in freezing production. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • March 14- Aubrey McClendon, the former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy Corp, tapped his vehicle's brakes twice while driving at roughly 88 miles per hour before a fatal accident earlier this month, Oklahoma City police said on Monday. Energy entrepreneur McClendon was speeding well in excess of the 50 mph speed limit before he drove left of the center lane...

  • Police: McClendon was not wearing seat belt

    Bill Citty, Oklahoma City police chief, gives an update on the investigation into the death of former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon on March 2, 2016.

  • *OPEC lower 2016 oil demand, cites higher surplus. NEW YORK, March 14- Global oil prices fell as much as 4 percent on Monday on concerns a six-week market recovery has gone beyond fundamentals, as U.S. crude stockpiles continue to mount and Iran maintains little interest in a global production freeze. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said...

  • NEW YORK, March 14- Global oil prices fell as much as 4 percent on Monday on concerns a six-week market recovery has gone beyond fundamentals, as U.S. crude stockpiles continue to mount and Iran maintains little interest in a global production freeze. Russia said OPEC's meeting on a production freeze with other key oil producers like itself will probably be held...

  • Flood problems just beginning in the South

    Forecasters say major river flooding is expected to continue for many days.

  • woman shopping in frozen food aisle

    Several food items have been recalled this week, including junk food favorites like pizza and chicken nuggets.

  • McDonald's testing a bigger all-day breakfast menu

    The fast food giant is testing the larger menu in Oklahoma and North Carolina

  • Brent crude has rallied in recent weeks to above $40 a barrel, but prices are still far below the $60 per barrel break-even level for the Houston- based company. Energy XXI has been working with PJT Partners LP and Vinson& Elkins LLP on restructuring options, according to the filing. The biggest energy producer to go bankrupt over the past year has been Tulsa,...

  • Tornado touching ground

    A band of thunderstorms might produce tornadoes in the states of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, NBC News reports.

  • Possible tornadoes, large hail forecast in the south

    More than 15 million Americans face the threat of a severe thunderstorm capable of producing tornadoes.

  • Starbucks Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich

    Breakfast sandwiches at Starbucks in Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma have been recalled on listeria concerns, NBC News reports.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, March 7- Oklahoma's oil and gas regulator released an expanded plan on Monday that will curtail wastewater injection volumes and well depth to deal with the state's increasingly frequent earthquakes. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission's new plan about doubles the amount of land covered under a previous plan released in February to help...

  • *PIRA says OPEC seeks $50/ barrel for oil near-term. NEW YORK, March 7- Global oil markets jumped more than 5 percent on Monday, with Brent hitting a 2016 peak above $40 a barrel, after Ecuador said it was holding a meeting of Latin American crude producers as OPEC sought a higher anchor price for oil. Ecuador's Foreign Minister Guillaume Long said his government will...

  • *PIRA says OPEC seeks $50/ barrel for oil near-term. NEW YORK, March 7- Brent crude rose on Monday, hitting a 2016 peak above $40 a barrel as producers sought a new anchor price for oil after a selloff that has lasted nearly two years, although some analysts warned the global glut is still big. Monday's gains were helped by data showing a smaller-than-expected build in...