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Jennifer Hiller

U.S. shale's growth rate peaked last year, slower gains ahead

01 Jul 2019

HOUSTON The U.S. shale industry’s sizzling growth rate likely peaked last year, according to a survey of major forecasters, cooled by investors demanding financial returns over increased oil output.

U.S. shale's growth rate peaked last year, slower gains ahead

01 Jul 2019

HOUSTON, July 1 The U.S. shale industry’s sizzling growth rate likely peaked last year, according to a survey of major forecasters, cooled by investors demanding financial returns over increased oil output.

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition -filing

08 Jun 2019

HOUSTON Anadarko Petroleum exacted a top price for itself by repeatedly spurning Occidental Petroleum's approaches and pushing for all-cash offers, reasoning the market might react negatively to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday.

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition -filing

07 Jun 2019

HOUSTON, June 7 Anadarko Petroleum repeatedly spurned rival Occidental Petroleum's approaches and pushed for all-cash offers, fearing the market's reaction to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson applauds U.S. trade goals, not tactics

06 Jun 2019

HOUSTON Rex Tillerson, the former U.S. secretary of state and Exxon Mobil Corp chairman who has clashed with President Donald Trump since leaving the administration, said on Wednesday he supports the president's trade objectives "but may not support the tactical moves."

Former U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson applauds U.S. trade goals, not tactics

05 Jun 2019

HOUSTON, June 4 Rex Tillerson, former U.S. secretary of state and Exxon Mobil chairman who has clashed with President Trump since leaving the administration, said on Wednesday he supports the president's trade objectives "but may not support the tactical moves."

Natural gas flaring hits record high in first quarter in U.S. Permian Basin

05 Jun 2019

(Fixes abbreviation for million cubic feet per day in second paragraph in June 4 article.)

REFILE-Natural gas flaring hits record high in Q1 in U.S. Permian Basin

05 Jun 2019

HOUSTON, June 4 Natural gas flaring and venting in the top U.S. oil field reached an all-time high in the first quarter of the year due to the lack of pipelines, at a time of increased focus on environmental concerns about methane emissions.

Investor Icahn sues Occidental Petroleum over 'misguided' Anadarko deal

31 May 2019

HOUSTON Activist investor Carl Icahn sued Occidental Petroleum Corp on Thursday over its deal to buy rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp, signalling he may try to replace Occidental's board of directors and press for asset sales.

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles

30 May 2019

DALLAS Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot.

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