Global sanctions against Iran have strengthened China’s bargaining position with the Persian Gulf state for oil purchases even as the Asian nation opposes trade restrictions, according to the International Energy Agency. More »
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he is committed to diversifying energy exports to countries such as China, while pledging to press Beijing on human rights as he forges ahead with deeper economic ties. More »
Several dozen workers from a trio of imperiled oil refineries in southeastern Pennsylvania staged a candlelight vigil outside the state’s executive mansion asking Gov. Tom Corbett to help them keep their jobs. More »
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4), Brazil’s state-controlled oil producer, reported fourth-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates on rising costs to install equipment, pay workers and service debt. More »
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