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Mercedes drivers stung by shale boom’s quirks at the pump

The shale oil boom is proving far less kind to Mercedes-Benz drivers than it is to those sitting behind the wheel of a Toyota Camry or Chevrolet Impala.  More »
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Barclays cuts oil-price forecasts on world supply surplus

Barclays Plc cut its oil-price forecasts for the second time this month, citing expectations that OPEC won’t cut supplies sufficiently to remove a global surplus.  More »
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Antero Resources’ midstream IPO looks for $788 million

Antero Resources Corp. launched its master limited partnership with a Monday initial public offering, as the company looks to become the latest producer to show its midstream assets to investors  More »
The Securities and Exchange commission charged a Houston oil-and-gas exploration and production company with making false claims about its oil reserves.

Layne Christensen to pay SEC $5.13M over bribery allegations

The Securities and Exchange Commission alleged the Woodlands-based company had spent nearly $800,000 to pay off foreign government officials in Mali, Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  More »
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Report: Look for offline oil, find political unrest

Oil production around the globe is a canary in the coal mine, with major disruptions providing a strategic warning about growing instability and persistent violence around the world.  More »
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South Dakota Keystone re-approval draws skepticism

The pipeline has stirred grassroots opposition from the start. Opponents say it would hurt efforts to curb global warming, threaten groundwater and residents’ property rights.  More »
French energy giant Total CEO, Christophe de Margerie addressing reporters during a 2011 press conference in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

President, French elite honor late Total CEO

Total Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie’s cherubic demeanor made him known and appreciated by many French.  More »
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Shell seeks five more years for Arctic oil-drilling drive

Shell, which has spent eight years and $6 billion to explore the Arctic’s Beaufort and Chukchi seas, said in letter to the Interior Department that “prudent” exploration before leases expire is now “severely challenged.”  More »
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Goldman Sachs: Expect U.S. crude to fall to $70 next year

The decline is due to oil production growing at a faster pace than demand, leading to global oil market that’s oversupplied.  More »
Oil flows out of the top of the transition spool, which was placed into the gushing Macondo wellhead at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in July 2010. AP Photo/BP PLC, File)

Researchers find oil footprint from 2010 Gulf oil spill

New research is shedding more light on the fate of the crude that gushed out of BP’s failed Macondo well in 2010.  More »
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner became president of Warburg Pincus in November.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite. File)

PE firm Warburg Pincus raises $4B for energy investments

A private equity shop that lured the former U.S. Treasury Department chief to the firm last year has collected $4 billion for its first energy fund to pour cash into U.S. oil explorers and other companies.  More »
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Westlake Chemical plans $330 million ethylene expansion

Construction will generate about 1,000 jobs at its peak, the company said.  More »
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