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Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 10:17pm PDT
Reuters reports the International Energy Agency (IEA) will announce the results of its 30-day review of an emergency reserves release.
Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 10:13pm PDT
Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) reports it has acquired two petroleum products terminals and a pipeline.
Monday, July 18th, 2011 2:33pm PDT
Kulczyk Oil Ventures Inc. (WAR:KOV) reports its well has encountered eight potential gas bearing reservoirs at total depth.
Monday, July 18th, 2011 2:30pm PDT
Seeking Alpha reports that BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) agreed to pay $15B for Petrohawk (NYSE:HK).
Monday, July 4th, 2011 9:55am PDT
Reuters Africa reports that oil prices steadied on Monday as the US took a holiday slowing trade.
Monday, July 4th, 2011 9:52am PDT
The Street reports that crude oil is in corrective recovery and is expected to stay there for the short-term.
Monday, July 4th, 2011 9:50am PDT
Bloomberg reports that Russian stocks are up for the fifth day as crude oil rose to $95 a barrel.
Monday, July 4th, 2011 9:47am PDT
Reuters reports that integrated oil stocks helped Britain’s top shares end higher on Monday.
Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 7:09am PDT
CNBC reports that the sharp decline in oil in addition to the release of oil by the SBR may cause oil prices to drop to $85.
Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 7:04am PDT
CNBC reports that the decision by the International Energy Agency (IEA) to release an additional oil into the market is teasing.