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The Motiva refinery in Port Arthur, Texas.

Exxon Mobil stays mum on report of Beaumont refinery expansion

Exxon Mobil Corp. isn’t commenting on a news report that it is considering a big expansion of its Beaumont refinery.  More »
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CP Exploration II gets $150 million credit line

Local private equity firm Post Oak Energy Capital committed a $150 million line of equity to CP Exploration II, a privately-held exploration and production company based in Dallas and Lafayette, La., the companies announced Monday morning.  More »
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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay more than $50 billion to the former majority shareholders of now defunct oil company Yukos, ruling that the state engaged in a ruthless campaign to destroy what was once the country’s biggest oil producer.  More »
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Britain reopens way for fracking

Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock said shale gas has the potential to increase the country’s energy supply but stressed national parks will be protected.  More »
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Pemex predicts lowest production in more than two decades

The forecast was lowered to 2.41 million barrels of oil a day from a prior projection of 2.5 million, said Gustavo Hernandez, Pemex’s head of exploration and production.  More »
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Texas refiner sues Utah county over pipeline rules

Tesoro Corp. wants to build a 135-mile pipeline to carry crude oil from the Uinta Basin to Salt Lake City refineries.  More »
In this May 22, 2014 photo, a rainbow forms as sprinklers spray water to prevent coal dust from entering the air at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

US sending coal abroad

As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution, according to an Associated Press report.  More »
Charif Souki, CEO of Cheniere Energy, was 2013's top-paid public company CEO in Houston and the nation. (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle )

Energy execs’ salaries look like oil price: High, but stable

The growth in pay packages for top Houston public company executives stalled last year after a rising 10.9 percent the year before.  More »
A tanker sails in the morning sun. (Louis Vest, Getty Images)

Report: Tanker with disputed crude arrives near Galveston

A tanker carrying a cargo of crude oil at the center of a dispute between Iraq and semi-autonomous Kurdistan has arrived off the Texas coast, according to a report Sunday.  More »
Jim Gallogly, CEO of Lyondellbasell. (Houston Chronicle)

LyondellBasell profit exceeds estimates as plastics gain

LyondellBasell has been riding the wave of cheap natural gas production in the U.S.  More »
A BP company logo sits on display on the forecourt of a gas station operated by BP in London. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

BP asks Texas judge to dismiss UK suits

Attorneys for BP asked a federal judge on Friday to dismiss UK investors seeking damages in Texas for the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  More »
Charif Souki, CEO of Cheniere Energy, was 2013's top-paid public company CEO in Houston and the nation. (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle )

Cheniere to ‘reassess’ bonus plan for its CEO

Cheniere, based in Houston, gave CEO Charif Souki a $142 million compensation package in 2013,  More »
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