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Chevron Takes a Partner in Canada Shale Play

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) announced Monday morning that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chevron Canada Ltd., has sold a 30% stake in the company’s 330,000 net acres of the Duvernay shale ...
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What Happens When Oil Drops Below $90 a Barrel?

Since late June, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is down more than $10 a barrel and Brent crude is down about $8 a barrel. And nearly every oil industry ...
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Merrill Lynch Changes Ratings on Key Oil Giants

Bank of America Merrill Lynch made some key changes to its oil ratings on Tuesday. The move consists of a downgrade for Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) and upgrades for ConocoPhillips ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Altria, Gap, Qualcomm, Shell, P&G and More

Stocks were trying to stage a small recovery on Friday morning, after what has been a difficult week for the stock market after the prior week's all-time highs. Investors are ...
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Ten Oldest Company Logos in the World

Even before global marketing campaigns, television commercials, and social media, a company’s logo has been important. Over time, as businesses and consumers have changed, most major companies have also changed ...
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U.S. Oil Companies With the Most Exposure to Iraq

Whether or not you believe that the United States invaded Iraq in 2003 to preserve access to the country's oil, the fact is Iraq sits on a lot of crude. ...
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The Argument for $75 Oil Should Be $95 Oil

The oil industry may feel picked on by Barron's of late. Master limited partnerships (MLPs) were not exactly given the biggest welcome mat in a piece about Kinder Morgan Inc. ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Reinstated BP at Buy and Raised Exxon Mobil to Buy

Good news for BP PLC (NYSE: BP) -- it has been reinstated with a Buy rating by the U.K. and oil and gas team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The ...
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BP Returns to Gulf Leasing With a Bang

Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) removed its restrictions on BP PLC (NYSE: BP), allowing the company once again to conduct business with the federal government and giving ...
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Why $100 Oil Is the New $20 Oil

When Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) CEO John Watson told a Houston audience earlier this month that crude oil costing $100 a barrel is becoming the new $20 in the oil ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Facebook, Manitowoc, Rio Tinto, Zynga and More

February is already here, and earnings season and the market sell-off have helped to create a very different landscape for investors in 2014. Investors are figuring out how to adjust ...
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Oppenheimer Says Betting on Higher Oil Prices May Be Catastrophic

Oil prices have steadily moved up for years, and the energy trade has been one that has made many investors happy. With production increasing in the United States at a ...
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Kinder Morgan Goes to Sea

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: KMP) owns or operates more than 50,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and 180 storage terminals in the United States. On Monday ...
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Morgan Stanley Dumps Global Oil Trading on Russia’s Rosneft

Global mega-bank Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) said late Friday that it has agreed to sell its global oil trading business to Russia’s state-controlled oil giant OAO Rosneft for an undisclosed ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, 3D Systems, Celgene, Goldman, Geron and More

Stocks are looking for direction after the first week of a sell-off on the heels of eight weeks of a rally. At the same time, investors are getting ready for ...
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