US job openings fall, hiring rises in mixed report

...cuts is a major reason that net hiring fell.The biggest jump in layoffs occurred in the Midwest, where the oil and gas industry have shed thousands of jobs. A slowdown in manufacturing has also increased layoffs. Factory production has fallen...

Fracking: US requires disclosure of chemicals for oil, gas drilling on public lands

...than three years, drawing criticism from the oil and gas industry and environmental groups alike. The industry fears...public lands could serve as a template that the oil and gas industry could adopt to help address the public's concern about...

Corporate deals appetite hits 5-year high

...Britain's BG Group for $70 billlion, in what is the 9th largest M&A deal ever.The EY survey identified the oil and gas industry as one sector that is likely to see more activity in the months ahead. When oil and gas prices are low, exploration...

Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling, risks, lessons

...element. And that's probably the most challenging element for us. But I would also say it is not unique to the oil and gas industry. Airlines have human competency problems. Railroads have human competency problems. Everyone has human competency...

Of Mutual Interest: Nearly everything was a winner for 1Q mutual funds

...The fund tracks the performance of the broad U.S. stock market, and 7 percent of its portfolio is in the oil and gas industry.But stocks recovered as the quarter progressed, and the fund ended up returning 1.8 percent. It got a particular...

Gas industry fights documentary

ALLENTOWN, Pa. --- The natural gas industry has spent months attacking the documentary Gasland as a deeply flawed piece of propaganda. After it was nominated for an Oscar...

Report questions readiness of oil industry

WASHINGTON -- The oil and gas industry, with its dependence on computers, has too many question marks...disruptions in the nation's oil and gas supplies. "The oil and gas industry is highly automated, and the task to remediate all critical...

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Bill fuels regulation argument

ATLANTA - The natural gas industry is either on the way to cost-saving competition or a legally protected monopoly that will burden small customers, depending...

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Market for gas evolving

The wild rush into Georgia's natural gas industry won't soon tame, some observers say. Georgia deregulated the industry Nov. 1, effectively opening a free market for the resource...

Davis: Don't blame deregulation for high gas bills

DEREGULATION IN the natural gas industry has been an easy target for the media and public policy leaders since legislation introduced competition in the Atlanta Gas Light...

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