Oil prices slip after rise in U.S. crude inventories
Oil futures trade lower Wednesday, under pressure after data from an industry trade group show a rise in U.S. crude inventories.
U.S. Crude-Oil Stockpiles Likely to Fall in DOE Data, Analysts Say
U.S. crude-oil stockpiles are expected to decrease by 1.2 million barrels while gasoline stockpiles are expected to decrease by 1.5 million barrels in data due Wednesday from the Energy Department, according to a survey of analysts and traders.
SPACs Will Have a Tough Time Cleaning Up on Renewables
Investor appetite for sustainable investments and yield have both been huge lately, but there have hardly been any debuts of cash-generating renewable-energy companies recently. Could SPACs be the answer?
Iberdrola's Avangrid to Buy PNM Resources
Iberdrola's Avangrid unit has agreed to buy New Mexico-based electricity company PNM Resources for around $4.32 billion.
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Pioneer Natural Resources to Buy Parsley Energy for $4.5 Billion
The deal is the latest in a series of combinations in the U.S. shale-oil patch, which has been hard hit by the pandemic.
U.S. Broadens Sanctions to Thwart Completion of Russian Gas Pipeline
The State Department's broader sanctions target the Nord Stream 2, an unfinished Russian-backed natural-gas pipeline that has been a source of tension between Germany, Russia and the U.S.
Pioneer Natural Resources Is in Talks to Buy Parsley Energy
The two oil-and-gas companies, shale producers that operate in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, are discussing an all-stock deal that could be completed by the end of the month, according to people familiar with the matter.
ConocoPhillips to Buy Shale Rival Concho for $9.7 Billion
The all-stock transaction would be the largest U.S. oil deal since the pandemic began roiling energy markets, as companies seek to bulk up to ride out weak demand and low prices.
Venezuelan Opposition Loses Bond Ruling, Endangering Citgo
A U.S. judge said bondholders have valid claims over Venezuela's prized oil refiner Citgo, dealing a blow to the country's U.S.-backed opposition leaders and putting the company at heightened risk of a forced takeover.
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