A sign hangs from a fence at a Kinder Morgan facility at the harbor in Los Angeles, California, August 28, 2006.  (Tim Rue/Bloomberg)

Kinder Morgan, Toronto company buy out third partner in Midwest pipeline network

Kinder Morgan and its partner will pay a total of $242 million to widen their stakes in the Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America.
A child holds onto an Iranian national flag on Naqsh-e-Jahan square in Isfahan, Iran, on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Iran expects its economic growth to accelerate next year as the removal of sanctions under a nuclear agreement offsets a global slump in oil prices. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

Iran offering flexible contracts to woo billions in foreign investment

The new Iranian contracts come even as oil markets fear a surge of new barrels entering a worldwide supply glut.
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Southern Company buys planned Texas solar farm

The Roserock solar farm will provide power to the city of Austin and surrounding areas through a 20-year power purchase agreement with the municipally owned Austin Energy.
In this April 15, 2009, file photo, an unidentified worker passes a truck owned by Halliburton at a remote site for natural-gas producer Williams in Rulison, Colo. Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes in a cash-and-stock deal worth $34.6 billion. The deal comes shortly after talks had stalled and Halliburton prepared to go hostile with its takeover bid. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Seeking approval for merger, Halliburton resubmits filing to EU antitrust regulators

Oil field services giant Halliburton has resubmitted a filing to antitrust regulators in the European Union as it presses forward with plans for a $35 billion deal to acquire rival Baker Hughes.
LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel left, and plant manager Todd Monette right, walk through the Olefins Plant of LyondellBasell Chemical Company during a tour Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in Channelview. 
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LyondellBasell continues India growth with new deal

LyondellBasell said the Zylog deal will double its automotive customer base in India.
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Canadian oil sands meets possible suitors to counter Suncor bid

Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. management has met with one other potential bidder for the company and plans to meet with three others in the next two weeks as it seeks alternatives to a $4.5 billion hostile takeover offer from Suncor Energy Inc.
The Petrochina Co. logo is displayed at one of the company's gas stations in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Petrochina, the listed arm of China's biggest oil and gas producer China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), is scheduled to report full-year earnings on March 25. Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

PetroChina in $2.4 billion asset sale as parent target nears

Beijing-based PetroChina’s board approved a plan to sell a 50 percent stake in Trans-Asia Gas Pipeline Co. to a unit of state-owned China Reform Holdings Corp.
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

Alaska buys out TransCanada’s interest in gas project

Legislators earlier this month approved funding for the state to buy out the Canadian pipeline company’s interest in the project, giving the state a greater stake.
KBR Tower in downtown Houston (AP file photo/Pat Sullivan)

KBR wins Louisiana LNG contract

The Houston-based engineering and construction firm is focusing on opportunities in natural gas as oilfield activity slows.
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Tesoro buying assets in Alaska

San Antonio-based refiner Tesoro said it’s buying all of Flint Hills’ wholesale fuel marketing contracts in Alaska, along with a terminal in Anchorage with 580,000 barrels of storage, a truck rack and rail-loading capability.