Editorial: Democrats and energy
With Democrats in control of the US Senate, prospects darken for US energy policy.
Oil and gas companies' first quarter 2001 earnings soar
Continuing the trend seen in the fourth quarter of 2000 (OGJ, Feb. 19, 2001, p. 18), the first quarter of 2001 proved to be another stellar earnings period for the oil and gas industry.
Canadian oil and gas companies post strong first quarter earnings gains
Canadian oil and gas companies large and small reported strong first quarter financial results, based primarily on high natural gas prices and improved refining margins.
Canada applauds Bush plan for continental energy market
Ottawa and Canandian oil industry leaders have responded enthusiastically to plans by the administration of US President George W. Bush for a continental energy policy in which Canada would play an expanding role.
Watching Government: Cyber-supply shocks
Forget the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Ignore Saddam Hussein.
Watching the World: OPEC's June bug
Questions surrounding global crude production levels seem decidedly less clear-cut for the 10 voting members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in the runup to this week's ministerial meeting in Vienna.
COMPANY NEWS: Conoco's takeover of Gulf Canada leads latest merger wave
Conoco also will assume some $2 billion, or $3.1 billion (Can.), of Gulf Canada's net debt, preferred stock, and minority interest.
PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Anadarko's Algerian unit appoints four new managers
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. plans to appoint two key personnel to the position of vice-president within its Anadarko Algeria Co. LLC unit.