Stories tagged with oil and gas
By Laurie Bennett | April 20, 2017 at 8:53am | 0
Foreign interests, billionaires and big oil were all big contributors to the Trump inauguration, according to a report released Wednesday.
By Laurie Bennett | June 25, 2014 at 10:58am | 0
WellAware, a San Antonio startup specializing in oilfield data analysis, announced Wednesday that has raised $37 million.
By Laurie Bennett | November 26, 2012 at 6:47am | 0
Companies lobbying S. 3254, the defense appropriations bill in the Senate, include the usual list of top contractors.
By Laurie Bennett | May 1, 2012 at 7:30am | 0
Americans for Prosperity has launched another advertising drive criticizing President Obama’s energy policies, Bloomberg Businessweek points out.
By Laurie Bennett | May 26, 2010 at 6:45am | 1
The oil and gas industry, anticipating the political fallout of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, is poised to make its presence felt in Washington.
By Gary Jacobson | November 25, 2008 at 7:59am | 0
Here’s a switch. XTO Energy, the Fort Worth oil and gas company, promoted two executives last week and cut their pay potential for next year. It also eliminated the chairman’s bonus.
By Laurie Bennett | April 15, 2008 at 1:43pm | 0
No one is more aware of skyrocketing oil prices than John B. Hess, chairman and CEO of the Hess Corporation. In the last three weeks, Hess has sold almost $115 million in Hess company stock. Most of stock was held personally; about $23 million was in a charitable trust he controls.
By Ali Jones | February 4, 2008 at 7:29am | 3
Lev Leviev is perhaps best known as the man who defied De Beers, the mighty cartel that controlled the flow of the world’s supply of rough diamonds.
And of course, immense wealth almost always makes access easier to the halls of political power. Among his circle of friends are the heads of state of the splintered republics of the former Soviet Union and the African nations of Angola and Namibia.