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Hybrids win in Exxon Mobil's yearly energy outlook

Dec 8, 2011
Hybrid cars win, coal loses as the world's largest energy company looks to 2040.
Posted In: hybrid cars, Oil, ExxonMobil

Shift in the oil trade

Nov 30, 2011
For the first time in 62 years, the U.S. will export more petroleum than it gets.
Posted In: Oil

High oil prices could hurt consumer spending

Nov 16, 2011
Consumer sentiment and spending numbers have been inching higher in the last few weeks. But the ongoing high price of oil could put a cap on that growth.
Posted In: Oil, consumer spending

What's causing the steep rise in oil prices

Nov 16, 2011
The price of oil is up 20 percent over the last month, with prices today topping $100 a barrel. Why?
Posted In: Oil, natural gas, speculative bubbles

Gas prices are up, but drivers aren't to blame

Nov 16, 2011
The price of crude oil has jumped to more than $100 a barrel. Many analyst blame "speculators." But it turns out, these days "speculators" are often pensions and mutual funds, not just traditional traders.
Posted In: Oil

Keystone XL put on hold

Nov 10, 2011
A victory for environmentalists as Obama delays a proposed pipeline until after the election.
Posted In: Oil

Oil exec gets severance payout -- for staying

Oct 31, 2011
As Occupy Wall Street protests bemoan executive pay, Nabors Industries' chairman gives up CEO role and gets $100 million severance-like payment.
Posted In: Oil

Happy days for Exxon Mobil

Oct 27, 2011
Happy days are here again, if you are the oil company Exxon Mobil. Our Marketplace Daily Pulse was quickened today after Exxon said it earned $10...
Posted In: Marketplace Daily Pulse, Oil

BP profits triple

Oct 25, 2011
The company reports third quarter profits of $5 billion, buoyed by high oil prices.
Posted In: Oil

BP reports big quarterly profits

Oct 25, 2011
The company, which has faced much controversy after being partially responsible for the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, says it has reached a turning point.
Posted In: Oil

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