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  • JACKSON, Wyoming May 21- A U.S. oil producer is teaming up with a company working to grab planet-warming carbon dioxide straight from the air in a bid to extract more oil from the ground in a greener way, the companies said on Tuesday. Occidental Petroleum is partnering with Canada- based Carbon Engineering to build a new multi-million-dollar direct air capture...

  • CHICAGO, May 21- April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collections in prior months, but analysts cautioned the tax surge underscores how state budgets face greater volatility from federal tax law changes and the stock market. In California, where personal income...

  • May 21- The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action. The U.S. Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain...

  • May 20- The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company's customers around the world. The U.S. Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain existing networks and...

  • In effect, the Commerce Department would allow Huawei to purchase U.S. goods so it can help existing customers maintain the reliability of networks and equipment, but the Chinese firm still would not be allowed to buy American parts and components to manufacture new products. The United States believes Huawei's smartphones and network equipment could be...

  • HOUSTON, May 10- Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp and defended the pricey terms she negotiated in a 90- minute session with billionaire investor Warren Buffett to secure the deal without seeking shareholder approval. Hollub, 59, beat out larger rival Chevron Corp with a...

  • HOUSTON, May 10- Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, calling her company the deserved victor and defending the pricy deal with Berkshire Hathaway Inc that paved the way for the merger agreement. Hollub, 59, challenged larger rival Chevron Corp with a long-shot bid that some of her...

  • HOUSTON, May 10- Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, calling her company the deserved victor and defending the pricy deal with Berkshire Hathaway Inc that paved the way for the merger agreement. Hollub, 59, challenged larger rival Chevron Corp with a long-shot bid that some of her...

  • It marked the 21st consecutive quarter for farm incomes dropping in the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which includes all or parts of seven Midwest and Mid-South states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Agricultural credit conditions also deteriorated during the first quarter of 2019 in parts of Illinois, Indiana,...

  • CHICAGO, May 9- U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the first quarter of 2019 amid ongoing strain from low commodity prices, trade uncertainty and severe weather, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City. This marks the 21st consecutive quarter for farm...

  • May 8- Oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp on Wednesday reported better-than-expected quarterly production and said it expects growth in the second half to get a boost from the less-crowded Powder River Basin in Wyoming. Chesapeake has been moving money from its Marcellus Shale and Mid-Continent areas to the oil-rich Powder River Basin, which hit a...

  • Loretta Mester

    Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester spoke with CNBC on Friday.

  • General Views Of Rio Tinto Offices Ahead Of Earnings

    The business wants to cut its carbon footprint through purchase of renewable energy certificates.

  • Zinke, who ran the Interior Department, which oversees Americas vast public lands, aggressively pursued President Donald Trumps agenda to promote oil drilling and coal mining by expanding federal leasing, cutting royalty rates, and easing land protections despite environmental protests. It also has the Keystone project, which has 650 mining claims on a...

  • March 20- A U.S. judge blocked drilling on more than 300,000 acres of federal land in Wyoming, saying officials in their environmental analyses failed to adequately consider the climate change impacts of oil and gas leasing. The ruling, by U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Rudolph Contreras, was issued late on Tuesday, according to court...

  • JUDGE BLOCKS DRILLING, ORDERS FURTHER ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW ON 282 OIL AND GAS LEASES IN WYOMING- COURT DOC.

  • The new rules, announced by the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management, fits within the Trump administration's broader plan to increase energy production on federal lands by loosening environmental regulations. They include California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming. Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota opted out of amending...

  • Feb 7- Portions of TransCanada Corp's Keystone oil pipeline and Enbridge's Platte pipeline remained shut on Thursday for investigation of a leak in the St. Louis, Missouri, area, officials said. TransCanada shut the Keystone pipeline down on Wednesday between Steele City, Nebraska and Patoka, Illinois and dispatched crews to assess the situation, company...

  • More than half the total U.S. oil rigs are in the Permian Basin, the country's biggest shale oil formation. Drillers added 2 rigs in the Niobrara shale in Colorado and Wyoming, bringing the total there up to 30, the most since Sept. 2017, and three rigs in Williston in North Dakota and Montana, bringing the total up to 56.. Crude futures were trading around $49 a barrel...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The funeral of President George H.W. Bush got underway on Wednesday, with U.S. and foreign dignitaries gathered to commemorate the life of a World War Two hero, Cold War veteran and former head of the CIA who went on to represent an era of civility in U.S. politics. "You'll see a lot of joy," said Ron Kaufman, Bush's White House political director in his...