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Friendly gift, biz expense or bribe: Where one company draws the line

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ConocoPhillips reminds employees of it policies around excessive gifts from customers. What does your company policy say?

PDVSA secures initial guarantee for Abreu e Lima refinery

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November 5,2010 –Venezuela’s Petroleos de Venezuela SA said it has secured the $400 million it needs as an initial guarantee for the construction of the Abreu e Lima refinery in Brazil…..
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PDVSA secures initial guarantee for Abreu e Lima refinery

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November 5,2010 –Venezuela’s Petroleos de Venezuela SA said it has secured the $400 million it needs as an initial guarantee for the construction of the Abreu e Lima refinery in Brazil…..
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Tesoro rises 70 percent on higher fuel margins

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The company said third-quarter profits would have been $73 million, rather than the $56 million it reported, but net income dropped due to one-time expenses related to a fatal accident at its Anacortes, Wash., refinery. (AP Photo/Marco Garci)
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OPEC: Global oil demand rising, with marked upswing in Asia

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November 5,2010 –The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries forecasts continued growth in global oil demand over the next 20 years, while acknowledging the potential impact of environmental policies on the energy market…..
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OPEC: Global oil demand rising, with marked upswing in Asia

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November 5,2010 –The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries forecasts continued growth in global oil demand over the next 20 years, while acknowledging the potential impact of environmental policies on the energy market…..
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Oil rally tempered by stronger dollar, jobs data

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The weeklong rally in oil prices leveled off today as a stronger dollar tempered investor enthusiasm for crude.
Benchmark oil for December delivery rose 36 cents to settle at $86.24 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The price wobbled betwee…
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Don’t read too much into failed BOP offshore Brazil, analyst says

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The failure of another Cameron blowout preventer shouldn’t spook investors on the company, says Jefferies & Co. (Photo: Sevan Marine)
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Don't read too much into failed BOP offshore Brazil, analyst says

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The failure of another Cameron blowout preventer shouldn’t spook investors on the company, says Jefferies & Co. (Photo: Sevan Marine)
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A shale mystery solved: Chesapeake buys big in Appalachia

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Natural gas giant purchased 500,000 acres of lease rights in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.