* Analysts polled by Reuters had expected 2.3 mln bbls decline
July 27 Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said on Wednesday he was not satisfied with Husky Energy Inc's emergency response to an oil spill into a river that supplies drinking water, and said the western Canadian province needed to consider ways to avoid a recurrence.
NEW YORK, July 27 Investors disappointed with tepid bond yields have been hunting for income in the stock market - boosting to near record highs the outperformance of dependable dividend paying companies and going beyond those usual suspects to corners of the market not typically known for their payouts.
MEXICO CITY, July 27 Mexico's oil regulator on Wednesday said state-owned oil company Pemex must take a minimum 45 percent stake in its first-ever proposed joint venture with would-be private partners to develop oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico's deep waters.
NEW YORK, July 27 Private equity firm Carlyle Group L.P. posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday as a rebound in oil prices and a firmer global financial market bolstered investment returns.
NEW DELHI The Indian government on Wednesday made crucial ammendments to its goods and services tax bill in a move to enlist the support of opposition parties as well as state governments.