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  1. Senate cloture vote on oil tax bill falls short of needed majority

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    Fri, 13 Jun 2008

  2. SPECIAL REPORT: Sustainability reports address safety, environmental issues

    Environmental stewardship and employee safety ranked high among issues major oil companies addressed in the lengthy, nonfinancial disclosures for 2006 that some companies call sustainability reports and others, corporate social responsibility reports.

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    Mon, 12 Nov 2007

  3. Special Report: Sustainability reports address oil spills and GHG emissions

    Special Report: Safety improvements aimed at better protecting both the environment and employees were key topics for major oil companies that issued 2007 sustainability reports or corporate social responsibility reports.

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2008

  4. Lawmaker urges majors to spend more on alternatives

    Saying that the poorest US families now spend 10% of their annual incomes on gasoline because of high oil prices, a US House committee chairman said that major oil companies should direct a similar portion of their profits to alternate energy research and development.

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    Mon, 7 Apr 2008

  5. Markey urges majors to spend 10% of their profits on alternatives

    Saying that the poorest US families now spend 10% of their annual incomes on gasoline because of high oil prices, a House committee chairman said that major oil companies should direct a similar portion of their profits to alternative energy research and development.

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    Fri, 4 Apr 2008

  6. Salazar planning to meet with API board members

    US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar plans to meet Mar. 19 with the American Petroleum Institute's board, which includes chief executives of several major oil companies , he said Mar. 16.

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    Mon, 16 Mar 2009

  7. Lawmaker urges majors to spend more on alternatives

    Since the poorest US families now spend 10% of their annual incomes on gasoline, a US House committee chairman said major oil companies should direct a similar amount to alternate energy R&D.

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    Wed, 2 Apr 2008

  8. S&P examines opportunities for advanced biofuels

    Major oil companies and midstream companies face some changes in how they do business if biofuels production expands at the rate required by the US renewable fuel standards (RFS), a credit rating agency reports.

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    Thu, 19 Nov 2009

  9. ELECTRICITY CHALLENGES OIL MAJORS�Part 1: Supermajors slow to enter generation sector

    With trillions of cubic feet of natural gas under their control and demand for gas and power exploding, major oil companies have begun linking gas to electric power generation. Among the supermajors�ExxonMobil Corp., Royal/Dutch Shell Group, and BP Amoco PLC�Shell and BP Amoco have the most ...

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    Mon, 10 Jul 2000

  10. NEW OPPORTUNITIES SEEN FOR INDEPENDENTS

    Glenn A. Adams Wolverine Exploration Co. Ft. Worth The collapse of gas and oil prices in the mid-1980s significantly reduced the number of independent exploration companies. At the same time, a fundamental shift occurred among major oil companies as they allocated their exploration budgets toward ...

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    Mon, 22 Oct 1990

  11. Venezuela: Work on Plataforma Deltana blocks must await unitization accord with Trinidad and Tobago

    Venezuelan Minister of Energy and Mines Rafael Ramirez has announced that the two major oil companies negotiating with his government for blocks in the potentially lucrative Plataforma Deltana area will have to wait to proceed with exploration and development plans until Venezuela concludes its ...

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    Tue, 25 Mar 2003

  12. Watching the World: Every little bit helps

    Having spent some time recently listening to the directors of the major oil companies reveal their annual profits and aspirations for the coming year, one could be forgiven for thinking that the oil industry deals only in dollars and pounds by the billion.

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    Mon, 18 Feb 2002

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