20 places every American should see
Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for 20 domestic destinations every citizen should visit from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks. Consider it your star-spangled bucket list.
Brazil Petrobras Launches Efficiency Program for Campos Basin
Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras (PBR, PETR4.BR) Friday launched a program to increase efficiency at its operations in the offshore Campos basin, the company said.
Pfizer Terminates License to 3 Products With Acura's Technology
Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACUR) said Pfizer Inc. (PFE) has terminated the license to three development-stage products using the specialty pharmaceutical company's tamper-resistant technology and will return the products.
Canada Approves Reversal of Ontario Oil Pipeline
CALGARY, Alberta--The Canadian government on Friday approved Enbridge Inc.'s (ENB) proposal to reverse the flow of its Line 9 oil pipeline from Sarnia to Westover in Ontario.
Coker at BP Whiting, Ind., Refinery Still Out of Service
A coker at BP PLC's (BP, BP.LN) 336,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Whiting, Ind., was still out of service July 27 after being taken down July 23 following a small fire at the facility.
SEC Accuses Hong Kong Firm of Insider Trading Ahead of Cnooc Deal
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a Hong Kong-based firm of insider trading ahead of the public disclosure that Chinese oil firm Cnooc Ltd. (CEO, 0883.HK) plans to acquire Canadian energy producer Nexen Inc. (NXY, NXY.T).
Two Duke Energy Board Members Resign
Two members of Duke Energy Corp.'s (DUK) board of directors resigned Friday in the wake of a political firestorm after the company fired its CEO following its merger with Progress Energy.
S&P Affirms United Kingdom's Triple-A Rating
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Friday affirmed United Kingdom's triple-AAA sovereign rating and maintained a stable outlook.
BP Considers Rail Project at Cherry Point for Bakken Crude Shipment -Reports
is considering a railroad project at its Cherry Point refinery in Blaine, Wash., which would be used to ship crude oil from the Bakken shale in North Dakota and Montana, according to reports Friday from Reuters and the Bellingham Herald.
Brazil's ANP to Meet with Chevron Next Week on Frade Restart
Brazil oil regulators and U.S. oil major Chevron Corp. (CVX) will meet next week to discuss restarting production at an offshore field that was the site of an oil spill last November.