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  • British oil companies are leading the quest to find oil around the Falklands despite threats by Argentina

  • A watchman of Reliance's closed petrol station walks at Raipur Kalan village

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Reliance Industries Ltd plans to restart its entire 1,400 retail fuel pump outlets in fiscal year ending March 2016, a report on the company website shows. The stations were closed in ...

  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company urges anyone doing digging projects to call 811 at least two working days in advance so that utility lines can be marked to allow for safe digging.

  • US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 34 to 954 Associated Press - Sat, Apr 18, 2015 00:50 BST

    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices. Houston-based Baker Hughes said ...

  • Correction: Bird Flu story Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 23:24 BST

    In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death of more than 2.5 million turkeys and chickens. The correct figure at the time was ...

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 23:03 BST

    Shares of some top silver companies were mixed at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.08 or 2.5 percent, to $3.16. Pan American Silver Corp. fell $.15 or 1.6 percent, to $9.29. Silver Standard ...

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 23:03 BST

    Shares of some top gold companies were mixed at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.11 or .9 percent, to $12.76. Gold Fields Ltd ADS unchanged at $4.02. GoldCorp fell $.04 or .2 percent, to ...

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 23:03 BST

    Shares of some top coal companies were down at the close of trading: Arch Coal fell $.02 or 1.9 percent, to $1.04. Consol Energy Inc. unchanged at $31.14. Peabody Energy fell $.10 or 1.9 percent, to $5.19....

  • Business Highlights Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 22:58 BST

    ___ After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following ...

  • MILAN/LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Anadarko Petroleum (APC.N) is considering selling its multi-billion dollar stake in Mozambique's giant gas reserves, with Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and Qatar Petroleum [QATPE.UL] both showing interest, banking and industry sources said. Exxon is seen as the front runner, and it would be its …

  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation today announced that Mark R. Williams, Whiting’s Senior Vice President, Exploration and Development, will present at the IPAA Oil and Gas Investment Symposium at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York City.

  • Oil price soars in mixed week for commodities AFP - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 21:17 BST
    Oil price soars in mixed week for commodities

    An oil pump-jack in the oil town of Gonzales, Texas on March 26, 2015

  • Oil storage tanks are seen at sunrise with the Rocky Mountains and the Denver downtown skyline in the background

    Crude futures fell from 2015 peaks in choppy trading on Friday, but Brent's 9.6 percent weekly gain was its biggest in more than five years as Middle East turmoil and signs of lower U.S. production lifted prices. Brent June crude fell 53 cents to settle at $63.45 a barrel, having swung from $62.95 to $64.50 after hitting …

  • Grain mostly higher, livestock lower Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 20:56 BST

    Grain futures were mostly higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 1.50 cents to $4.8925 a bushel; July corn was up 3.50 cents to 3.8675 a bushel; July oats rose 5.50 cents ...

  • Gold pares gains after U.S. inflation data Reuters - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 20:01 BST
    A Saudi jeweller shows a customer gold bangles in a jewellery shop in Riyadh

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold pared gains on Friday, heading for a second weekly drop, after data showing U.S. consumer prices rose in March tempered speculation the Federal Reserve will delay its first interest rate rise in nearly a decade. The metal held above the $1,200 an ounce level, however, which it broke above …

  • Chancellor hails the economy as a 'job-creating machine' but warns Scotland will take the largest hit from falling oil prices

  • Fitch Downgrades Teck's IDR to 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable Business Wire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 18:22 BST

    Fitch Ratings has downgraded the Issuer Default Rating of Teck Resources Limited to 'BBB-' from 'BBB' along with Teck's outstanding debt. About C$8.4 billion in debt and US$3 billion in commitments are affected by these rating actions.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 18:17 BST

    Shares of some top silver companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.03 or .9 percent, to $3.21. Pan American Silver Corp. unchanged at $9.44. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose $.16 or 3.1 ...

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 18:17 BST

    Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.23 or 1.8 percent, to $12.88. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose $.02 or .5 percent, to $4.04. GoldCorp rose $.07 or .4 percent, to ...

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 18:17 BST

    Shares of some top coal companies are up at 1 p.m.: Arch Coal rose $.01 or 1.4 percent, to $1.08. Consol Energy Inc. rose $.01 or percent, to $31.15. Peabody Energy rose $.03 or .6 percent, to $5.32.

  • Collapse of illegal Tanzanian gold mine kills 19 people Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 17:31 BST

    The collapse of an illegal gold mine has killed 19 people in northwest Tanzania, a senior police official said on Friday. The accident occurred on Thursday night at Kahama district, Shinyanga region, near Acacia Mining (Other OTC: ABGLF - news) 's licensed Bulyanhulu gold mine which is majority-owned by Canada's Barrick …

  • The widespread adoption of e-learning among educational institutions and corporations is promoting the global lecture capture solutions market, which is expected to post a CAGR of

  • Argentinian minister says judge appointed to pursue British oil companies drilling in the Falklands

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Thanks to the consumerization of IT, the global help desk outsourcing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7 percent from 2015-2019, says research firm Technavio. About the ...

  • Proposed rules could raise fees for drilling on federal land Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 16:29 BST

    The Obama administration took a first step Friday toward a possible increase in fees charged for oil and gas companies to drill on federal lands. The Bureau of Land Management issued a notice seeking public ...

  • Global LNG-Steady flow of supply caps market upside Reuters - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 16:18 BST

    Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices for May delivery were steady this week as a smattering of fresh supply and demand was not enough to give the market clear direction. South Korea, the world's largest LNG importer, continued to be relatively quiet. Imports into South Korea are expected to fall this year, after …

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 15:57 BST

    Shares of some top silver companies are up at 10 a.m.: Hecla Mining Co. rose $.02 or .6 percent, to $3.26. Pan American Silver Corp. rose $.08 or .8 percent, to $9.52. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose ...

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 15:57 BST

    Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.28 or 2.2 percent, to $12.93. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose $.09 or 2.1 percent, to $4.11. GoldCorp rose $.26 or 1.3 percent, to ...

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 15:57 BST

    Shares of some top coal companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Arch Coal fell $.01 or .5 percent, to $1.05. Consol Energy Inc. fell $.19 or .6 percent, to $30.95. Peabody Energy rose $.11 or 2.1 percent, to $5.40....

  • Grain mixed, livestock mixed Associated Press - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 15:54 BST

    Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was unchanged at $4.9075 a bushel; July corn was 1.25 cents lower at $3.83 a bushel; July oats were ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Increased demand for better power quality has resulted in the gradual growth of the global microgrid market , which is expected to post a CAGR of 18.72 percent from 2015-2019, ...

  • Liberal green lobby will condemn BRICS to colonial servitude Telegraph - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 15:17 BST

    Demonisation of oil industry will put future energy supplies at risk and threaten to tip billions back into poverty

  • According to the latest report by Technavio, the demand for electricity has increased steadily worldwide. It has become imperative to reduce energy consumption to counter the rapid depletion of energy sources worldwide, and industrial energy management systems play a major role in reducing energy consumption across …

  • If you are willing to embrace risk, Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO) could be a better choice than Tullow Oil plc (LON:TLW) and Ophir Energy Plc (LON:OPHR), argues Alessandro Pasetti.

  • Form 38.5(b) - DRAGON OIL PLC Business Wire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 14:22 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 38.5(b) IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITHOUT ...

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