BRIEF-Questerre: Gross reserves grew by over 20 pct in 2016
* Corporate total proved plus probable gross reserves grew by over 20 pct or 3.4 MMBoe from 12.92 MMBoe to 15.78 MMBoe, net of production during the year
WASHINGTON Jan 22 U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Friday he will vote to confirm Ben Bernanke to a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve.
"While I will vote for his confirmation, my support is not unconditional," Reid said in a statement. "I know Chairman Bernanke is committed to transparency and accountability, and that is why I will hold him to the highest standards of both."
(Reporting by Thomas Ferraro; editing by Dan Grebler)
Feb 24 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 4 points at 7267 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.1 pct ahead of the cash market open.
BEIJING, Feb 24 China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that China has no intention of using currency devaluation to its advantage, responding to remarks made by U.S. President Donald Trump.