Iraq Emerges as New Front for Enforcement of Iran Oil Sanctions
Persian Gulf waters off Iraq have become an important waypoint for Iranian oil smugglers looking to avoid U.S. sanctions, according to American officials, who expressed frustration with Baghdad.
Oil Ends Higher On Stimulus Deal Optimism
U.S. benchmark oil prices ended 1.5% higher after a mid-morning spurt of buying on reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said lawmakers are "just about there," on efforts to pass a stimulus bill.
Natural Gas Slips But Stays Near 21-Month-High
Natural gas prices settled 0.5% lower as investors booked some profits after prices closed yesterday at a 21-month-high.
Michigan Group Says Archaeological Findings Enough to Halt Enbridge Tunnel
The group of mostly Native American women says they found man-made patterns underwater near the Line 5 oil pipeline that could date back 10,000 years.
Valero Swings to 3Q Loss Amid Refining Challenges
Valero Energy logged a loss as the coronavirus pandemic continued to weigh on fuel markets. On an adjusted basis, Valero's loss was $1.16 a share versus analysts' projection of an adjusted loss of $1.49 a share.
Oilfield Services Look Beyond Oil
The companies have made good progress on cost cuts and are considering their next steps.
Carbon Pledge Lifts Wind and Solar Stocks in China
Chinese renewable-energy stocks have soared recently as investors believe the country's drive to become carbon neutral will fuel heavy investment in wind farms and solar parks.
Energy & Utilities Roundup: Market Talk
The latest Market Talks covering Energy and Utilities.
U.S. Crude-Oil Inventories Decline Near Expectations
Government data showed U.S. inventories of crude oil declined by 1 million barrels last week, near analysts' forecasts, while domestic crude-oil production dropped below 10 million barrels a day.
SPACs Will Have a Tough Time Cleaning Up on Renewables
Investor appetite for sustainable investments and yield have both been huge lately, but there have hardly been any debuts of cash-generating renewable-energy companies recently. Could SPACs be the answer?
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