ConocoPhillips’ plans for the first oil production facilities from federal lands in Alaska moved one step closer to reality on Wednesday, as the Interior Department released a critical environmental study on the project. More »
The TransCanada Corp. project would transport oil from Canadian tar sands through Montana and South Dakota to Nebraska, where it would connect with existing pipelines to carry more than 800,000 barrels of crude oil a day to refineries along the Gulf Coast. More »
Statoil ASA, Norway’s biggest energy company, reported its first quarterly loss since listing in 2001 after writing down the value of an oil-sands project in Canada and struggling with plunging crude prices. More »
On a week in which many executives have tried to downplay concerns about declining crude oil prices, the message provided one of the clearest pictures yet of how, exactly, the latest slide would affect earnings. More »
Hess Corp.’s third quarter profits increased 140 percent to $1 billion, the New York-based exploration and production company announced, as the company enjoyed the proceeds of a massive asset sale. More »
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