Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq’s Basra, three hurt

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq’s southern city... Read more »

Mexican oil regulator cancels October auctions to pick Pemex partners

FILE PHOTO: The Pemex logo is seen at its headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico March 12, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s oil regulator announced on Thursday... Read more »

Norway’s Safe union plans to join rig worker strike if mediation fails

OSLO, June 7 (Reuters) – Norwegian energy sector union Safe on Friday said it planned to take 667 members on strike at floating offshore installations if state-sponsored wage mediation... Read more »

Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions

DALLAS (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded... Read more »

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake: KNMI

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe’s largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI... Read more »

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration

LONDON (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP’s London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world’s biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration... Read more »

Greenpeace activists block entrance to BP HQ in London

LONDON (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP headquarters in London on Monday, demanding the end to all new oil and gas exploration. Greenpeace activists arrived at... Read more »

Argentina grants offshore oil, gas exploration permits in Malvinas West basin

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina awarded permits for hydrocarbon exploration in 18 areas off its southern coast to companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Total SA, YPF SA and Royal... Read more »

Bar rises for shale takeovers as Chevron bows out of Anadarko fight

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Chevron Chief Executive Michael Wirth’s decision to opt out of a bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum Corp has raised the bar for deals, and dampened expectations... Read more »

Not so fast: Trump’s Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator

(Reuters) – The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic... Read more »