Government-owned energy companies in Oman and the United Arab Emirates are launching a joint venture to build an oil refinery and petrochemical complex in a port town on Oman’s Arabian Sea coast. More »
Shell tested its first line of defense against runaway Arctic oil wells for federal inspectors on Monday, marking a major step in the company’s final preparations to launch exploratory drilling in seas north of Alaska. More »
Catapulted by a May 2011 acquisition that was the largest in its history, Eagle Rock Energy Partners logged major growth in earnings per share last year along with a strong return to shareholders. More »
Onshore well services contractor Key Energy Services put the finishing touches on a major turnaround effort last year, posting significant increases in revenue and earnings and carving out the No. 3 spot on the Chronicle’s 100 public company list. More »
Across its fuel transportation network, Plains All American Pipeline has hit capacity and is expanding to meet the burgeoning need to move fossil fuels across the country, the company’s leaders say. More »
Eight years after a private equity group acquired a Coffeyville, Kan., oil refinery out of bankruptcy to use as a building block for CVR Energy, the Sugar Land company vaulted to No. 5 on the Chronicle’s list of top public firms. More »
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