Laila Kearney

Chevron Phillips Chemical failed to report imports of 18 toxic chemicals, letters show

Jul 26 2021

NEW YORK Chevron Phillips Chemical Company failed to disclose to regulators significant amounts of at least 18 toxic chemicals imported to the United States over the past several years, as required by law, according to letters seen by Reuters.

Oil up $1.50/bbl as demand recovery seen tightening supply

Jul 22 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices rose about $1.50 a barrel on Thursday, extending gains made in the previous three sessions on expectations of tighter supplies through 2021 as economies recover from the coronavirus crisis.

Northern California requires oil refiners to slash air pollution

Jul 21 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Northern California regulators on Wednesday directed two of the state's largest oil refineries to slash their fine particulate air pollution, which will require costly modifications at the plants.

Oil piles on losses following OPEC+ deal to boost supply, rising COVID cases

Jul 19 2021

NEW YORK Oil slumped $5 a barrel on Monday, closing out its worst day since March, after an OPEC+ agreement to boost output stoked fears of a surplus just as rising COVID-19 infections once again threaten demand. | Video

Oil prices sink again, as investors look out for more supply

Jul 15 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices fell by more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations of more crude hitting the market after a compromise deal between leading OPEC producers and a surprisingly poor weekly reading on U.S. fuel demand.

Oil prices slip as economic fears offset tightening crude supplies

Jul 12 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil slumped on Monday over concerns about spreading COVID-19 variants derailing the global economic recovery that has brought fuel demand to near pre-pandemic levels, while tight crude supplies kept prices from falling lower.

North Dakota sues federal govt over canceled oil and gas leasing

Jul 08 2021

NEW YORK North Dakota is suing the U.S. government on claims the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management illegally canceled oil and gas lease auctions in the state.

Oil falls in volatile trade as investors seek OPEC clarity

Jul 07 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Wednesday in another seesaw trading session, as investors feared what this week's collapse in OPEC+ talks meant for worldwide production.

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