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Average US gasoline prices up 13 cents as oil rises

...seem to have eased somewhat.And consider this as you fill up on your way to a Super Bowl party this weekend: The oil and gas analyst Stephen Schork notes that while gasoline prices may seem high, they haven't risen nearly as fast as tickets to...
Yukos says new ruling means production in imminent danger

...make further payments impossible, thus expediting the sale of Yuganskneftegaz, the company said. Ronald Smith, oil and gas analyst with Renaissance Capital noted that while bailiffs had previously frozen accounts at Yukos' main company they had...
Yukos cuts output forecast, shares fall on latest ominous report

...means that production will plateau - they won't do any new drilling or well-workovers," said Ronald Smith, oil and gas analyst at Renaissance Capital. "Its not that black given everything else that's flying around." In an interview published...
Despite scandal, Halliburton shares keep rising

...deeper into things, you can see that these issues might not be material to the business," said John Kartsonas, an oil and gas analyst at Standard & Poor's. Instead, their buying has been fueled by hopes of a bright future. For instance, with...
Damage to oil rigs may top Katrina

...damage to rigs and platforms than any Gulf of Mexico storm - even its formidable predecessor Hurricane Katrina, oil and gas analysts said Wednesday. The double-whammy of those hurricanes has already cost the Gulf almost 7 percent of its annual...
Oil prices drop below $50 a barrel

...2001 and 2002. "This is easily higher than we had expected in our worst-case scenario," said Ron Smith, an oil and gas analyst at Renaissance Capital. Associated Press Writers Alex Nicholson in Moscow and Dulue Mbachu in Lagos, Nigeria contributed...
Natural gas markets undergo turbulent transition

...wouldn't see as much pressure on prices" if major petroleum companies were more active, said Marshall Adkins, an oil and gas analyst at Raymond James & Associates in Houston. That doesn't mean they would be able to reverse the trend, though...