Oil and gas refining

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 file photo, former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City. Coburn announced his support of an anti-tax group Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite. The anti-tax group is taking advantage of a rarely used provision of the Oklahoma Constitution to try and throw out hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue approved by the Legislature to provide new funding for teacher raises and public schools. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 14, 2018 - 4:20 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group representing Oklahoma teachers is asking the state's highest court to stop an effort to overturn a tax-hike package to fund teacher pay raises the Legislature approved amid a national uprising of educators seeking more classroom money. The Professional Oklahoma...
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A warning sign stands at the entrance of the PDVSA/BOPEC Brasil Terminal in Rincon Bonaire on the Caribbean Netherlands island of Bonaire, Monday, May 7, 2018, where Venezuela refines and stores its heavy crude. U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips is pressing for control of Venezuela's key offshore operations in the Caribbean, seeking to recoup $2 billion from a decade-old dispute with the nation struggling to feed its people, a source confirmed Monday. (AP Photo/Stephan Kogelman)
May 13, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — A court on the Dutch island of Curacao has authorized the local subsidiary of U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips to seize $636 million worth of assets held on the island by Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA. The move comes as Houston-based Conoco seeks to recover $2 billion...
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April 30, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher following a spate of buyout announcements and strong earnings reports. McDonald's jumped 3.7 percent to one of the biggest gains in the S&P 500 after it reported healthier...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, a flag hangs on the side of the Andeavor Mandan Refinery in Mandan, N.D. Marathon Petroleum is buying Texas refiner and pipeline company Andeavor in a transaction worth more than $23 billion. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
April 30, 2018 - 7:04 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — With drivers beginning to take note of rising prices at the pump, Marathon Petroleum is buying the refiner and pipeline owner Andeavor for more than $23 billion, creating a refiner with an extensive reach across the U.S. Crude oil prices are hovering at the levels not seen in...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 7:33 pm
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A convention center in Minnesota has opened to accept people forced from their homes by a smoky fire at a nearby Wisconsin oil refinery. Executive director Chelly Townsend...
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April 23, 2018 - 7:20 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 replacement (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Environmental and tribal groups are criticizing an administrative law judge's recommendation that Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn gestures while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. As a candidate, Donald Trump pledged to drain the swamp in Washington. But as president, records show he and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate they very industries rom which they collected paychecks. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show McGahn, has issued at least 24 ethics waivers to key administration officials at the White House and executive branch agencies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 08, 2018 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate the very industries from which they previously collected paychecks, despite Trump's promises as a candidate to drain the swamp in Washington. A...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. The parents of a British tourist who died after the crash have filed a lawsuit. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)
March 03, 2018 - 12:34 am
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of a British tourist who died after the Grand Canyon sightseeing helicopter he was in crashed have filed the first wrongful death lawsuit related to last month's crash. The complaint filed Friday in Clark County District Court in Nevada accused helicopter owner...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. The parents of a British tourist who died after the crash have filed a lawsuit. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 11:48 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of a British tourist who died after the Grand Canyon sightseeing helicopter he was in crashed filed the first wrongful death lawsuit Friday related to last month's crash. The complaint filed in Clark County District Court in Nevada accused helicopter owner...
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