Jan 29, 2014 Why did President Obama choose $10.10 as the new minimum wage for federal contractors? And, wait, which federal workers are paid minimum wage?
Jan 17, 2014 The company is reporting weak profits. Shell says it was hit by higher exploration costs and lower oil and gas volumes.
Dec 31, 2013 An intense oil-train fire in North Dakota demonstrates the scale of damage possible when oil is moved by rail.
Dec 26, 2013 After a dismal experience in 2012, Shell took this year off from trying to drill in the Arctic Ocean. But drilling will come.
Dec 12, 2013 Exxon and other oil companies say, “Heck, yes.”
Dec 11, 2013 Denmark and other countries are staking claims to the sea surrounding the North Pole, with an eye to oil exploration.
Dec 4, 2013 Dow Chemical says it’s shifting away from the commodity chemical market so much so that it may drop 'Chemical' from its name.
Nov 12, 2013 India is looking for investors in its state-owned oil and coal companies, a big shift for a country that is famously protective.
Oct 28, 2013 Marketplace checks back in with Austin Golding, co-owner of Golding Barges Line in Mississippi.