Alaska lawmakers likely to revisit oil taxes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Some legislators are gearing up to roll back the oil tax increase put in place during former Gov. Sarah Palin’s administration. The oil profits tax still has influential defenders, including Senate Democrats. But tax opponents…  More »

Alaska lawmakers likely to revisit oil taxes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Some legislators are gearing up to roll back the oil tax increase put in place during former Gov. Sarah Palin’s administration. The oil profits tax still has influential defenders, including Senate Democrats. But tax opponents…  More »

Alaska lawmakers likely to revisit oil taxes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Some legislators are gearing up to roll back the oil tax increase put in place during former Gov. Sarah Palin’s administration. The oil profits tax still has influential defenders, including Senate Democrats. But tax opponents…  More »

Alaska lawmakers likely to revisit oil taxes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Some legislators are gearing up to roll back the oil tax increase put in place during former Gov. Sarah Palin’s administration. The oil profits tax still has influential defenders, including Senate Democrats. But tax opponents…  More »

Oil prices drop after disappointing jobs report

NEW YORK — Oil prices fell to about $88 per barrel Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy continues to add jobs, although not at the pace many experts had hoped for. Here’s a breakdown of how energy contracts traded on Friday:…  More »

Oil prices drop after disappointing jobs report

NEW YORK — Oil prices fell to about $88 per barrel Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy continues to add jobs, although not at the pace many experts had hoped for. Here’s a breakdown of how energy contracts traded on Friday:…  More »

Oil prices drop after disappointing jobs report

NEW YORK — Oil prices fell to about $88 per barrel Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy continues to add jobs, although not at the pace many experts had hoped for. Here’s a breakdown of how energy contracts traded on Friday:…  More »

Oil prices drop after disappointing jobs report

NEW YORK — Oil prices fell to about $88 per barrel Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy continues to add jobs, although not at the pace many experts had hoped for. Here’s a breakdown of how energy contracts traded on Friday:…  More »

Oil prices drop after disappointing jobs report

NEW YORK — Oil prices fell to about $88 per barrel Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy continues to add jobs, although not at the pace many experts had hoped for. Here’s a breakdown of how energy contracts traded on Friday:…  More »

Oil prices drop after disappointing jobs report

NEW YORK — Oil prices fell to about $88 per barrel Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy continues to add jobs, although not at the pace many experts had hoped for. Here’s a breakdown of how energy contracts traded on Friday:…  More »

Oil prices drop after disappointing jobs report

NEW YORK — Oil prices fell to about $88 per barrel Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy continues to add jobs, although not at the pace many experts had hoped for. Here’s a breakdown of how energy contracts traded on Friday:…  More »

Supreme Court to review class action vs. Halliburton

The court agreed to hear an appeal by shareholders who want to pursue a class-action lawsuit claiming the oil services company inflated its stock price dating back to 1999, when former Vice President Dick Cheney was CEO.  More »

Oil still fouls Louisiana’s coastal marshes

Oil is collecting in some marshes and protective boom is either absent or overwhelmed. State officials renewed complaints Friday about the cleanup effort by BP and the federal government. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)  More »

Oil still fouling La. marshes, tour finds

PORT SULPHUR, La. — Oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster remains in marshes off the coast of Louisiana, where officials renewed complaints Friday about the cleanup effort by BP and the federal government.  More »

US rig count up by 6 this week

HOUSTON — The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by six this week to 1,700. Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. on Friday reported that 914 rigs were exploring for gas and 777 for oil. Nine were listed as …  More »