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Some Chevron, Texaco stations still aren’t selling premium

Two weeks after Chevron suspended sales of premium and mid-grade gasoline at Houston-area pumps, some of the 500 stations still aren’t selling it.  More »

Chevron investigates bad gasoline in Houston pumps

Chevron continues to investigate how a bad batch of gasoline ended up in Houston-area pumps, sparking consumer complaints and forcing the company to suspend sales of premium and mid-grade gasoline at 500 local stations for several days.  More »

Chevron making major land buy near Houston

Chevron Corp. has signed an agreement to buy 103 acres of land in Katy, its latest effort to boost its Houston-area presence.  More »

Phillips 66 buys big oil storage terminal on Gulf Coast

Phillips 66 struck a deal Thursday for what may become its largest oil and refined-product storage terminal as it anticipates an influx of crude oil to migrate to the Gulf Coast.  More »

Energy companies dominate Houston’s Fortune 500 members

All but three of the 26 Houston companies on latest Fortune 500 list are in the energy business.  More »

Chevron CEO, in Midland, touts Permian Basin

The Permian Basin is undergoing a tremendous rebirth due to technological advances, Chevron Corp. chairman and CEO John Watson said Wednesday at the company’s annual shareholder meeting.  More »

Houston energy chief tops list as median CEO pay crosses $10 million

Propelled by a soaring stock market, the median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last year.  More »

Argentine court orders probe of Chevron-YPF deal

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is accused of abusing her power and harming the environment by issuing a decree last year that facilitated the deal.  More »

Chevron first major oil producer seeking Pemex partnerships

Chevron Corp., the world’s third-largest energy company by market value, became the first major international oil producer to reveal partnership plans with state-run Petroleos Mexicanos since Mexico signed landmark legislation to reopen its doors to foreign producers.  More »

Dual-gradient drilling could revolutionize offshore industry, execs say

A new twist on offshore drilling will revolutionize the way oil companies think about well designs in ultra deep-water reservoirs and is pushing the limits on how deep they can reach into the earth, energy executives said Thursday.  More »

Mini-models steal the show at Houston’s OTC

With hundreds of vendors vying for attention at the 45th annual Offshore Technology Conference, colorful models of oil industry vessels, platforms and equipment, some of them the size of a small car and costing thousands of dollars, arguably can start a conversation that ends in a sale.  More »

Consultant: Young workers are ‘best hope’ for developing tech efficiency

The next generation of workers is the oil and gas industry’s “best hope” for developing more efficient practices and technologies that will reverse the tide of out-of-control spending, consultant John Westwood said Monday at the Offshore Technology Conference.  More »
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