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Nabors shareholders OK executive pay after overhaul

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Investors have given Nabors Industries its first symbolic nod of approval on its executive compensation, a sign the land driller’s efforts to rein in large paydays have paid off.
Rex Tillerson, chairman, president, and CEO of ExxonMobil Corp. ( Johnny Hanson / Houston Chronicle )

Exxon CEO touts climate benefits of shale gas

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European oil companies including Royal Dutch Shell Plc, BP Plc and Total SA are promoting gas as a way to limit the growth of emissions blamed for climate change. They have also called for a price on carbon dioxide.
Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of French oil company Total, speaks at the IHS Energy CERAWeek in Houston. (Billy Smith II / Houston Chronicle)

European Big Oil opens schism on climate with U.S. rivals

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“It’s clear that the subject isn’t viewed in the same way on both sides of the Atlantic,” Total SA Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanne, one of the signatories, said on Monday at a press conference in Paris. “We are working with those who come forward.”
Rex Tillerson, chairman, president, and CEO of ExxonMobil Corp. ( Johnny Hanson / Houston Chronicle )

Exxon shareholders reject climate change resolutions at meeting

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CEO Rex Tillerson gave a stay-the-course outlook for the company, which has seen profits decline recently with lower prices for crude oil.
Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson speaks to 2015 IHS Energy CERAWeek. (Billy Smith II/Houston Chronicle)

Exxon profits fall 46 percent amid cheap crude

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The Irving oil giant made $4.9 billion, or $1.17 a share, in January-March period, compared to $9.1 billion, or $2.10 a share, in the same period the year before. Quarterly revenues plunged from $106.3 billion to $67.6 billion.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during the opening panel discussion of IHS Energy CERAWEEK on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Houston. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle )

Quotable CERAWeek: Memorable lines from energy industry leaders

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The new reality of oil, was the biggest topic, and the executives who took the stage focused on detailing how their companies would survive.
Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson speaks to 2015 IHS Energy CERAWeek. (Billy Smith II/Houston Chronicle)

Rex Tillerson at CERAWeek: Oil industry will survive, but government should step aside

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Government regulators need to get out of the way and give oil companies the freedom to innovate to enable “safer, more secure and more efficient production”, Rex Tillerson said at CERA Week.
Businessmen arrive to CERA Week at the Hilton Americas on March 4, 2014, in Houston. ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

CERAWeek Day Two: Rex Tillerson, Pemex, Total

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Day Two of the annual conference will deal with issues in both the domestic and international oil and gas industries.
(Jennifer A. Dlouhy / The Houston Chronicle)

Report: Arctic oil drilling needed now to sustain U.S. energy security

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The analysis makes the case for the United States to aggressively develop Arctic oil and gas resources that can help supply the country with energy long after some onshore fields are depleted.
ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Exxon CEO: Get used to lower oil prices

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Speaking at the company’s annual investor meeting in New York, Tillerson cautioned that geopolitical turmoil could unexpectedly send prices higher.