Oil Inches Higher, on Track for Weekly Gain
Oil prices were on track for a fourth consecutive advance, boosted by geopolitical uncertainty surrounding supply from Iran and Venezuela despite some cautious sentiment about continuing trade talks.
OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions
OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn't seen in over a decade.
Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation
Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at nearly $3 billion including debt.
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Drilling Company Hilltop Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Hilltop Energy, a money-losing Texas oil and gas drilling company, filed for bankruptcy Thursday with a "prepackaged" plan that hands ownership to Dallas-based Rivershore Operating and bondholder J.P. Morgan Securities
PG&E Caused Fire That Killed 85, California Concludes
State investigators said they found that PG&E's equipment sparked the deadliest wildfire in California history, putting additional pressure on a company already facing billions of dollars in potential liability costs.
Philips's Netherlands Uses Only Green Energy
Koninklijke Philips said that all of its operations in the Netherlands are now powered by renewable energy, following its recent opening of a wind farm in the country's southwest.
Saudi Aramco faced record demand when it is issued its debut bonds. A month on, the debt has run into a rough patch.
California Governor Pushes to Limit PG&E's Bankruptcy Extension
Gov. Gavin Newsom is asking a bankruptcy judge to cap the amount of time PG&E is allotted to steer a course out of bankruptcy without worrying about rival restructuring proposals.
U.S. Oil Inventories Unexpectedly Surge Higher
U.S. inventories of crude oil unexpectedly increased last week, but gasoline stockpiles declined, according to data Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration.