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In this undated file photo, flags fly over a sign at Murphy Oil Corp., headquarters in El Dorado, Ark. (AP Photo/The El Dorado News-Times, Michael Orrell, File)

Murphy to sell stake in Malaysian business for $2 billion

Arkansas-based Murphy Oil Corp. will sell a 30 percent stake in its Malyasian oil and gas assets for $2 billion to Pertamina, Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company, Murphy announced announced Tuesday morning.  More »
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Oregon senators ask for more oil train notifications

Four West Coast senators are asking the federal government to expand a recent order for railroads to notify state emergency responders of crude oil shipments.  More »
(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Solar may become largest global power source by 2050

Photovoltaic plants may provide as much as 16 percent of global electricity, according to the International Energy Agency.  More »
The Dominion Liquified Natural Gas (LGN) facility in Cove Point, Md. A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek permits for proposed export projects that could set off a renewed frenzy of fracking. Expanded More than 20 projects to export LNG are under review by the Energy Department. (AP Photo/Dominion)

Dominion Natural Gas exports plan gets federal OK

In its decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the project would minimize potential adverse impacts on landowners and the environment.  More »
Exporting U.S. oil probably would cause domestic oil prices to rise, but reduce gasoline prices, the Government Accountability Office says.

Rare Alaskan crude shipment heads to South Korea

A tanker full of Alaskan crude is now heading to South Korea, courtesy of an exception in the 39-year-old law that blocks most U.S oil from being sold overseas. The shipment is the first of its kind in a decade.  More »
Nancy and Rich Kinder at "Modern" the  Museum of Fine Arts Houston's Grand Gala Ball  Friday Oct. 12,2012.(Dave Rossman photo)

Kinder, Duncan family move up on Forbes list of richest energy tycoons

Thanks to Texas’ energy boom, several Houston residents rose on Forbes’ annual list of the richest people in the United States.  More »
Jim Gallogly, CEO of Lyondellbasell. (Houston Chronicle)

LyondellBasell’s CEO announces retirement

Jim Gallogly, the CEO who helped haul struggling chemical company LyondellBasell out of bankruptcy, will retire early next year, the company announced Monday.  More »
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Consumer spending report boosts oil futures

Oil for November delivery increased $1.03 to $94.57 a barrel.  More »
GE is going to build four of its latest, most efficient gas turbines, pictured, for Exelon Corp.'s plants in Texas.

GE gets $500M price tag for gas turbines in Texas

General Electric’s new high-efficiency gas turbines, fired at temperatures 200 degrees hotter than an erupting volcano, will see their U.S. debut at two gas power plants near Houston and Dallas.  More »
Chris Faulkner, CEO of Breitling Energy, is a vocal advocate of hydraulic fracturing.( Marie D. De Jesus / Houston Chronicle )

CEO says oil industry cedes its message to opponents

Chris Faulkner of Breitling Energy says the oil and gas industry does a poor job of getting its message to the public, and he’s trying to change that.  More »
Rich Kinder, left, chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan. (Melissa Phillip / Houston Chronicle )

Houston energy billionaires gain ground in Forbes’ richest Americans list

Most of Houston’s richest oil and pipeline tycoons added to their fortunes in 2013.  More »
Eagle Ford Shale production surges, despite dramatic well declines in the first year, the EIA reported.

Eagle Ford continues to gush despite rapid well declines

Although Eagle Ford wells tend to drop in production by 60 to 70 percent in the first year, the shale has seen significant surges in crude oil production, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a report released Monday.  More »
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