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Getting a glimpse of Exxon Mobil’s new campus

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The complex resembles a modern college campus with plenty of landscaping, about 20 buildings, three large parking garages, a wellness center and more.

Getting a glimpse of Exxon Mobil’s new campus

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(Jordan Blum/Houston Chronicle)
The complex resembles a modern college campus with plenty of landscaping, about 20 buildings, three large parking garages, a wellness center and more.
The shadows of  workers in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oil industry needs half a trillion dollars to endure price slump

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If oil stays at about $40 a barrel, the shakeout could be profound.

Yellow oil barrels

Oil drops as Putin comments cool Ukraine tension

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U.S. crude for April delivery fell $1.59 to $103.33 a barrel.

The Eagle Ford billionaires

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The Forbes list of the world’s richest people came out this week – and it includes some Eagle Ford Shale fortunes. George Bishop of The Woodlands, who founded GeoSouthern Energy in 1981, ranked No. 446 on the list with $3.5 billion in net worth. Forbes estimates the 77-year-old Bishop will clear $1.5 billion from the $6 billion […]
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TOTAL S. A. CEO Christophe de Margerie speaks at the IHS CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on March 4, 2014. (Mayra Beltran/Houston Chronicle)

CEO: Oil industry ‘no longer the deep pocket’ as costs soar

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Oil industry costs are spiraling out of control, and it’s time to rein them in, Total CEO Christophe de Margerie insisted during a colorful CERAWeek presentation.
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Texas pipeline company wins $319M in legal dispute

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After a day and a half of deliberation, a 12-person jury has found that Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners and Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners were in a partnership in 2011 during their proposed joint venture to construct a crude oil pipeline from Cushing, Okla. to the Gulf Coast.
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Anadarko plans up to $8.5B in 2014 capital investment

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Anadarko Petroleum Corp. plans up to $8.5 billion in 2014 capital investment, with 60 percent aimed at U.S. onshore operations.
Tim Probert, Strategic Advisor to the CEO in Halliburton, speaks at the CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on March 4, 2014. ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

Don’t expect international shale boom quite yet, experts say

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While tight oil plays in the U.S. are booming, reproducing that success abroad could be challenging for American companies, energy executives and analysts said Tuesday.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie speaks at the IHS CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on March 4. (Mayra Beltran/Houston Chronicle)

Energy CEO: Climate change is real, driven by humans

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BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Maxkenzie, who leads the world’s largest mining company, said that climate change is real and driven by human activity during remarks Tuesday at the annual CERAWeek conference in Houston.