Oil and gas industry

President Donald Trump meets with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 25, 2018 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and European leaders pulled back from the brink of a trade war over autos Wednesday and agreed to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the United States and the European Union. But the agreement was vague, the coming negotiations with Europe are...
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Trader Gordon Charlop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as investors were pleased to see strong earnings reports from a number of U.S. companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 24, 2018 - 3:38 pm
U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher Tuesday afternoon as investors welcomed some strong corporate earnings reports. Gains in health care and technology companies outweighed losses by consumer goods manufacturers, utilities and other sectors. Small-company stocks fell. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 23, 2018. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology companies and retailers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 23, 2018 - 4:43 pm
U.S. stock indexes capped a day of listless trading with a mixed finish Monday, as gains by banks and technology companies were offset by losses in other sectors. Bond yields rose, pointing to a pickup in interest rates on consumer loans, which helped drive bank shares higher. Technology stocks...
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July 21, 2018 - 12:40 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt raised natural gas prices for households and businesses on Saturday by between 33.3 and 75 percent, the latest among tough austerity measures aimed at rebuilding the country's economy battered by years of unrest since a 2011 uprising. The government's decision, published in the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Marshall Billingslea testifies during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on North Korea sanctions, on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. and Turkish officials met on Friday, July 20, 2018 to discuss impending American sanctions on Iran - an issue that has the potential to cause a new flashpoint in relations between the two NATO allies. U.S. Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea, who met with Turkish treasury and foreign ministry officials, said his talks in Ankara were very "positive" and that there was "no hostility" on either side. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file)
July 20, 2018 - 11:10 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. and Turkish officials met on Friday to discuss impending American sanctions on Iran — an issue that has the potential to cause a new flashpoint in relations between the two NATO allies. U.S. Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea, who met with...
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July 19, 2018 - 9:43 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth AED 5.88 billion ($1.6 billion) to China's largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says is the world's largest continuous 3D offshore and onshore seismic survey. ADNOC said in a...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade with China outside of the White House in Washington. Countries and businesses that continue to import Iranian oil could avoid penalties by making “significant reductions” as Washington re-imposes sanctions on Tehran later this year, according to top U.S. officials. “We want people to reduce oil purchases to zero, but in certain cases if people can’t do that overnight, we’ll consider exemptions,” Mnuchin told journalists as he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned to the U.S. from Mexico late last week. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 16, 2018 - 5:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Countries and businesses that continue to import Iranian oil could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions" as Washington re-imposes sanctions on Tehran later this year, according to top U.S. officials. "We want people to reduce oil purchases to zero, but in certain...
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July 14, 2018 - 12:09 pm
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Unidentified assailants abducted workers at a facility belonging to Libya's largest oil field, hampering daily production there, Libya's national oil company said Saturday. The assailants kidnapped four staff members working at Station 186 of the Sharara field, the National...
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Iraqi protesters demanding services and jobs burn tires during a demonstration in Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo)
July 14, 2018 - 12:03 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Iraqi security forces deployed on the streets of the Shiite holy city of Najaf on Saturday after a day of angry demonstrations over failing public services and high unemployment. Protesters chanting against politicians on Friday attacked the ruling Dawa party's office downtown and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2017, file photo, trucks cross the friendship bridge connecting China and North Korea in the Chinese border town of Dandong, opposite side of the North Korean town of Sinuiju. China's imports from North Korea plunged 92.6 percent in June, 2018, compared with a year earlier under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, the customs agency said Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Helene Franchineau, File)
July 13, 2018 - 1:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's imports from North Korea plunged 92.6 percent in June compared with a year earlier under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, the customs agency said Friday. Exports of Chinese oil and other goods to the North fell 40.6 percent, a customs...
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