Oil Prices Remain Higher as U.S. Crude Inventories Fall Sharply
Oil prices remained higher after government data showed a much-larger-than-expected fall in U.S. oil inventories in the latest week.
U.S. Crude-Oil Inventories Likely to Decline in DOE Data, Analysts Say
U.S. crude-oil stockpiles are expected to decrease slightly in data due Wednesday from the Energy Department, according to a survey of analysts and traders by The Wall Street Journal.
Chinese Oil Futures Draw More International Interest
Foreign companies and investors are warming to Chinese oil futures, a boost to a project that Beijing hopes will strengthen the yuan's appeal and loosen the dollar's hold on global commodity pricing.
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Exxon Mobil Resists Write-Downs as Oil, Gas Prices Plummet
As its peers write down U.S. shale assets by billions of dollars amid lower energy prices, Exxon Mobil stands increasingly alone in not adjusting the value of its holdings, and some accountants are questioning why.
Coronavirus Sends Oil Prices on Wild, Six-Month Ride
U.S. crude's 92% advance marks oil's largest quarterly percentage gain in 30 years.
Shell Takes $22 Billion Write-Down, Expecting Lower Oil and Gas Prices
Royal Dutch Shell is writing down the value of its assets by up to $22 billion because of lower energy prices following the demand-sapping coronavirus pandemic.
Frac-Sand Supplier Covia Files for Bankruptcy
The Ohio company has filed for bankruptcy as part of a plan to cut more than $1 billion in debt and shed its railcar leases after taking a beating from the disruption sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and lower energy prices.
Chesapeake Energy to Start Tapping $925 Million Bankruptcy Loan
The oil-and-gas producer has been cleared to begin drawing on a $925 million bankruptcy loan, a crucial first step in its plan to eliminate billions of dollars of debt from its balance sheet in chapter 11.
BP Exits Petrochemicals Business in $5 Billion Deal
Energy giant BP has agreed to sell its petrochemicals business to British chemicals company Ineos for $5 billion, marking the largest deal by an oil major since the new coronavirus was declared a pandemic.