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U.S. Stock Futures Down

U.S. stock futures moved lower, tracking losses for global stocks, gold and oil, as investors got jittery ahead of the release of nonfarm payroll data.  More »

Argentine Lawmakers Pass YPF Takeover

Argentine lawmakers Thursday gave their final approval to President Cristina Kirchner’s proposed nationalization of the country’s largest oil and gas producer, YPF SA, from a Spanish investor.  More »

Judge: No Tax Break for Drilling Equipment

A Texas state judge reversed an earlier decision to exempt some oil and gas drilling equipment from the sales tax, which Texas officials had warned could cost the state up to $4.4 billion in revenue.  More »

Gas Up By 3.9% As Rally Rolls On

The increase came after U.S. gas inventories rose less than normal for this time of year, another signal of higher demand amid slowing gas production.  More »

Texas Judge Won’t Exempt Drilling Gear From Tax

A Texas state judge reversed an earlier decision to exempt some oil and gas drilling equipment from the sales tax, which Texas officials had warned could cost the state up to $4.4 billion in revenue.  More »

Airgas Names New CEO

Airgas named a new chief executive and said its quarterly profit rose 40% amid renewed strength in manufacturing.  More »

Gas Futures Gain 3.9%

Natural-gas futures rose 3.9% after U.S. gas inventories posted a smaller build than normal for this time of year, another signal of higher demand amid slowing gas production.  More »

Crude Drops Below $103

U.S. oil futures tumbled to their lowest level in two weeks, while the main European benchmark slid to its weakest finish since February, weighed down by a slew of disappointing economic data.  More »

BG Gets the Capital Spending Blues

BG Group has become a darling of the energy sector, dazzling with a string of major discoveries, from gas in Tanzania to oil in Brazil. Still, a sharp rise in the expected investment needed for a major project in Australia is a reminder that BG isn’t i…  More »

Natural Gas Jumps 4.1%

Natural-gas futures rose Thursday as U.S. gas inventories posted a smaller increase than normal for this time of year, slowing the rapid rise in domestic gas supplies.  More »

El Paso Profit Rises 39%

El Paso Corp.’s first-quarter earnings rose 39%, while the natural-gas and oil producer’s El Paso Pipeline Partners reported a 17% increase in profit.  More »

Gas Drilling Slows, Heating Up Prices

Energy producers are slowing natural-gas production, potentially alleviating a glut that drove prices to their lowest point in more than a decade.  More »

Gas Drilling Slows, Heating Up Prices

Energy producers are slowing natural-gas production, potentially alleviating a glut that drove prices to their lowest point in more than a decade.  More »

Crude Prices Slump 1%

Oil futures fell for the second straight session, as traders looked past positive U.S. employment data and focused instead on swelling oil inventories and weak demand.  More »

Airgas Names New CEO

Airgas named a new chief executive and said its quarterly profit rose 40% amid renewed strength in manufacturing.  More »
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