Marketplace for 7/26/13 - BP's frenemies
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Halliburton and BP may be seeking to shift blame the Deep Horizon accident on each other and save billions. In court, and in the newspapers, they seem at each others' throats. But as leading companies in their industry, they -- and Transocean -- will have to figure out how to get along. Plus, most businesses get hammered by the markets when they fail to meet profit expectations -- even if they’re earning billions. The expectations seem not to hold true of Amazon: Investors seem happy enough to watch it grow and invest with no profits.
Posted In: fracking
The 94-year-old oil pioneer who changed the face of the energy industry with his fracking procedure died today. He gave his final interview to Marketplace's Scott Tong.
Posted In: music industry, Alaska
Some independent musicians and small bands have discovered a new frontier in Alaska, where they can actually make decent money on the road.