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General Interest 2005 P

  • 10/14/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Energy prices fall with worries of eroded demand

    Energy prices fell Oct. 13, ending a brief rally as traders once more focused on the apparent erosion of demand due to the high cost of crude.
  • 10/12/2005 -- ExxonMobil, regulators reach CAA accord
    ExxonMobil Corp. has agreed to install new equipment and processes costing an estimated $571 million at its seven US refineries under a settlement with the US Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice.
  • 10/11/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Crude futures prices slip in volatile session

    Crude futures prices fell during earlier trading Oct. 10 in the New York market but rallied to finish at a small loss.
  • 10/06/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Energy prices continue to tumble

    Energy prices continued to tumble Oct. 5 because of market perceptions of decreased demand in the face of recently high costs.
  • 10/04/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Crude futures prices continue to slip

    Futures prices for crude and petroleum products continued to slip Oct. 3 as more refining capacity came back on stream.
  • 10/25/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Crude futures prices fall as Wilma hits Florida

    Crude futures prices fell Oct. 24 as Hurricane Wilma avoided most of the oil and natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico before hitting southwest Florida as a Category 3 storm.
  • 10/11/2005 -- Petroceltic appoints exploration staff
    Petroceltic International PLC, Dublin, appointed technical and operating management in preparation for late 2005 drilling on the 10,871 sq km Isarene Permit in Algeria's Illizi basin 100 km south of giant Tin Fouye Tabankort oil and gas field.
  • 10/04/2005 -- Chesapeake to buy CNR from Triana Energy
    Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced an agreement to acquire Columbia Natural Resources LLC from Triana Energy Holdings LLC for $2.95 billion, including the assumption of $75 million in debt and liabilities related to CNR's prepaid sales agreement and hedging positions.
  • 10/25/2005 -- Petrohawk prepares for growth, eventual sale
    PetroHawk Energy Corp, Chairman, Pres., and CEOFloyd C. Wilson "We are an acquisition company, and we created a drilling program through the process. Acquisitions and divestments are key steps."
  • 01/03/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Energy prices slip with warm weather predictions

    Energy prices retreated Dec. 30 on the New York market ahead of the long New Year's holiday weekend, pushed down by predictions of warmer US weather in the near term.
  • 01/03/2005 -- Rosneft takes control of Yuganskneftegas
    OAO Rosneft appointed new management for Yukos unit Yuganskneftegas, as Yukos challenges Russia's auction of the unit. Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko says Yuganskneftegas will be 100% owned by the state.
  • 01/04/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Warm weather outlook deflates prices

    Energy prices declined Jan. 3 with continued predictions of warmer US weather in the near term.
  • 01/05/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Iraqi violence pushes up energy prices

    Energy prices increased Jan. 4 with the assassination of the governor of Baghdad, the most senior Iraqi official killed since the June handover of power to local authorities by the US-led coalition.
  • 01/06/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Soft heating oil market pulls down energy prices

    Energy prices fell Jan. 5 as traders sold off heating oil futures following a government report of a larger-than-expected build the previous week in commercial US distillate fuel stocks.
  • 01/06/2005 -- IEA: CO2 capture, storage offer emissions solution
    Carbon dioxide capture and underground storage could constitute as much as half of the global emissions reduction by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency in the book CO2 Capture and Storage.
  • 01/07/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Supply fears raise crude prices

    After declining through most trading sessions during the first week of the new year, energy futures prices soared Jan.6 amid traders' concerns about escalating violence in Iraq and uncertainty over what action ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries may take at their Jan. 30 meeting.
  • 01/10/2005 -- MARKET WATCH
    Energy prices dip on NYMEX but remain up for the week

    Energy futures prices pulled back slightly in light, volatile trading Jan. 7 on the New York Mercantile Exchange, yet ended the week at higher levels than they started.
  • 01/10/2005 -- Sao Tome and Principe enacts revenue law
    Sao Tome and Principe, an island country that shares a joint development zone (JDZ) with Nigeria, has enacted a law governing the receipt, investment, and use of its oil revenues.
  • 01/10/2005 -- Petroleum Development Corp. names president
    Petroleum Development Corp. (PDC) announced that Thomas E. Riley has been selected as president of the company, filling the position currently held by Steven R. Williams.
  • 01/10/2005 -- Transmeridian hires vice-president, operations
    Houston-based Transmeridian Exploration Inc. announced that Steve Thornton has joined the company and will assume the duties of a newly-created position, vice-president, operations.

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