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  • CANNON BALL, N.D.— Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts from a large Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on federal land in North Dakota, but it will be a while before the region returns to normal. "This was beautiful North Dakota prairie in a sensitive watershed area," Gov. But since August, it was home to hundreds and at times thousands of people who support...

  • NEW YORK/ HOUSTON, Feb 24- Traders are turning the spigots to drain the priciest storage tanks holding U.S. crude stockpiles as strengthening markets make it unprofitable to store for future sale and cuts in global production open export opportunities. From Houston through Louisiana to floating storage in the Gulf of Mexico, traders are starting to ship crude...

  • *Plans to hire 10 staff in Singapore, Europe, Houston. The utility company's trading arm plans to hire 10 people in Singapore, Europe and Houston to move growing LPG supplies from the United States to other parts of the world, Engie Energy Management's CEO Eric Simon told Reuters. The United States has become the top exporter of LPG, already sending record volumes to...

  • DALLAS _ Ashford Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $727,000. On a per-share basis, the Dallas- based company said it had profit of 25 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Offshore production from the Gulf of Mexico accounted for more than half the total gain, adding an extra 175,000 bpd, with output from Alaskas North Slope also up 61,000 bpd. However, production increases were also reported from onshore predominantly shale plays in North Dakota, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. Production from the contiguous United States...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico is increasingly confident that U.S. Trump wants to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada, but talks cannot begin until he triggers a 90- day notice period by informing Congress. The view of some Mexican officials and business leaders that the U.S. Congress, Supreme Court and some state governors are...

  • DALLAS _ The Howard Hughes Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $43.6 million. The Dallas- based company said it had profit of $1.02 per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $202.3 million, or $4.73 per share.

  • HOUSTON _ Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $3.6 million in its fourth quarter. Gulf Island Fabrication shares have increased nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, Earnings Report.

  • DALLAS _ Alon USA Energy Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $18.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 31 cents per share. Alon USA Energy shares have increased 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HENDERSON, Louisiana, Feb 22- When Hope Rosinski's father gave her a six-acre plot in Louisiana more than a decade ago, she was surprised to find oil and gas pipelines crisscrossing the property. Opposition to the company's planned extension of the Bayou Bridge pipeline has made Louisiana bayous the latest battleground in a nationwide war against new pipeline...

  • Feb 23- Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products. It was the same court where jurors on Feb. 1 issued the verdict against Oculus and its...

  • DALLAS _ HFF Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $27.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Dallas- based company said it had net income of 70 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $77.2 million, or $1.99 per share.

  • DALLAS _ Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 22 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $346.1 million.

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Bank Of Japan Executive Director Shigehiro Kuwabara to attend the Third FinTech Forum. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John...

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Bank Of Japan Executive Director Shigehiro Kuwabara to attend the Third FinTech Forum. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John...

  • HOUSTON _ Comfort Systems USA Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $16.9 million. The Houston- based company said it had net income of 45 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $64.9 million, or $1.72 per share.

  • The penalties against Houston- based Wood Group PSN were announced Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department in Washington and U.S. attorneys in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana, where civil and criminal cases have been playing out. Wood Group will pay $7 million for falsely reporting that safety inspections were performed on Gulf of Mexico facilities over...

  • Feb 23- Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products. ZeniMax made its request in papers filed on Thursday in federal court in Dallas.

  • HOUSTON _ Main Street Capital Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $48 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 cents per share. Main Street Capital shares have risen roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • VIDEO GAME MAKER ZENIMAX ASKS DALLAS FEDERAL JUDGE TO BLOCK FACEBOOK FROM USING DISPUTED SOFTWARE CODE.