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Texas, nationwide gasoline prices continue to decline

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Amarillo has the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at an average $1.46 per gallon. Drivers in El Paso are paying the most statewide at an average $1.62 per gallon.
T. Boone Pickens speaks at the 2014 LNG Conference Jan. 22, 2014, in Houston.  (Eric Kayne/For the Chronicle)

T. Boone Pickens cashes out on oil, awaits time to get back in

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Pickens has sold all his oil holdings and is waiting for the best moment to get back in, he said Thursday in an interview on “Bloomberg Go.”
The head office of Statoil in Stavanger, Norway.  (AP Photo / Kent Skibstad, NTB scanpix, File)

Statoil reports larger 4th quarter loss after oil price drop

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CEO Eldar Saetre said the company was stepping up its cost-cutting program and reining in spending.
President Barack Obama arrives to speak on March 22, 2012 at the TransCanada Stillwater pipe yard in Cushing, Oklahoma. (AFP PHOTO/Mandel Ngan)

After Keystone victory, environmentalists pushing Obama on Atlantic drilling

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Activists on Wednesday delivered 2 million petitions to the White House opposing the proposed sale of drilling rights from Virginia to South Carolina.
(Dean Musgrove/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)

Prosecutor smells crime, charges utility for huge gas leak

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LA County’s District Attorney Jackie Lacey filed misdemeanor criminal charges Tuesday against Southern California Gas Co. for failing to immediately report the natural gas leak that has been gushing nonstop nearly 15 weeks.
Eagle Ford, Bakken shale production on the decline

Eagle Ford, Bakken shale production on the decline

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Output from the Eagle Ford has been falling since March 2015.
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Strong company earnings, oil recovery send stocks higher

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The price of oil turned higher after a two-day slump.
U.S. regulators expect their review of the proposed Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger to last into the new year.  (AP Photo)

Halliburton poised to offer Baker Hughes deal concessions to EU

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The company said Wednesday that it would offer the remedies soon, after the EU pushed back the deadline for reviewing the deal by 20 working days to June 23.
(AP Photo/Log Cabin Democrat, Courtney Spradlin)

Arkansas water utility pushes for Exxon Mobil fines, rules

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In a letter to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration on Monday, Central Arkansas Water said Exxon Mobil doesn’t understand the weight of the situation.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris said the state would join the lawsuit brought by a BP whistleblower. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California AG sues gas company over uncontrolled leak

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California’s attorney general has added her name to the long list of parties suing Southern California Gas Co. over a massive out-of-control natural gas leak.