KKR & Co. (KKR), the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, has gathered about $4 billion to invest in infrastructure and energy deals as the firm looks beyond corporate takeovers. More »
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4), the world’s biggest deepwater oil producer, is looking past its largest discoveries to avoid a fate similar to Mexico, where output has plummeted 25 percent since 2004. More »
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 »
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