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  1. Company News: Several majors in takeover battles for big independents

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Jan 2001

    A pair of takeover battles among major oil companies tops the latest flurry of merger and acqusition action. The focus of much of the latest M&A action is on large, integrated

  2. BP denies charges of gasoline market manipulation

    Online Articles

    Tue, 31 Oct 2000

    manipulation contained in a civil class action suit filed this summer in an Illinois state court against it and five other major oil companies . "We have been very open about the causes of this summer's (gasoline) supply disruption in discussions with

  3. Majors' estimated second-quarter earnings down from year ago

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Jul 2002

    HOUSTON, July 9 -- Second quarter earnings for major oil companies and refiners will prove much stronger than the lackluster ..... earnings in 3 weeks. Lehman estimates that the 16 major oil companies and refiners that it monitors will earn an estimated

  4. FREEZING OIL PRICES THE WRONG RESPONSE TO MILITARY ACTION

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Oct 2002

    against Iraq provides the occasion for a reminder to major oil companies : Don't freeze retail prices of oil products ..... wartime crude prices would reach $50/bbl or more. Major oil companies , worried about charges of profiteering, announced

  5. SPOKESMEN CITE LACK OF U.S. UPSTREAM INCENTIVES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Apr 1995

    investment (ROI) for selected major oil companies is much too low in the U ..... representative group of seven major oil companies was only 7.3% during 1989 ..... non-U.S. earnings for major oil companies as a percent of total earnings

  6. FRENCH FORGE DEALS FOR PERSIAN GULF PROJECTS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jun 1991

    Total Cie. Francaise des Petroles and Ste. Nationale Elf Aquitaine, France's two major oil companies , have disclosed three major development deals in the Persian Gulf area. Total will develop part of Qatar's huge North offshore

  7. API MEMBERS ADOPT ENVIRONMENTAL PRINCIPLES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Apr 1990

    operations. API directors, representing all U.S. major oil companies , unanimously adopted the principles. They now become ..... industry's commitment, Murray pointed out that major oil companies launched a program last October with the auto industry

  8. U.S. OIL SPILL RESPONSE UNIT TAKING SHAPE

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Sep 1991

    ordered more than $216 million in vessels and equipment. The Marine Spill Response Corp. (MSRC), financed by major oil companies , has let contracts for construction of sixteen 210 ft marine response vessels and an array of cleanup equipment

  9. U. S. BRIEFS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Jun 1991

    COURTS U.S. SUPREME COURT declined to block a lawsuit in which four western states claim seven major oil companies conspired to fix prices and create a gasoline shortage during the 1973-74 Arab oil embargo. In 1986, a federal judge dismissed

  10. CERA: CEOs say IOCs can grow in expanding markets

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Feb 2004

    Despite huge challenges, major oil companies still have room to grow in ..... However, some question whether major oil companies can keep growing, Desmarest ..... he said. The five largest major oil companies together command "only 15

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