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For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

...for jet fuel and truckers pay for diesel.Futures used to be traded mostly by drillers, refiners and others in the oil business looking to lock in prices for crude that they needed to sell or buy in future months. Now, much of the trading is...
My Turn: Economic freedom: A magic pill we shouldn't swallow

...led to another settlement with the U.S. government. Bill Koch, one of the brothers who inherited their father's oil business, accused the company's older brother Charles of falsifying measurements of the oil they extracted from federal and...
A tale of two bills

...of the pipeline's "size and complexity," Lowman continued, the company believes Alaska needs a "healthy base oil business" to support it - and that means keeping SB21.A spokesperson for BP said the company will conduct business as usual...
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Letter: Big Oil will stay as long as there's money to be made

My grandfather was a highly successful oil wildcatter in Oklahoma, and his three sons were also in the oil business. My father's business was taking his Jeep and magnetometer and searching for oil.Last summer, when the news about SB 21 had...
Is this the end?

...32-10-1 in four years and gave up Texas at 51 for the oil business. He complained of an ulcer and insomnia, a condition...was so sick of it, he couldn't wait to go into the oil business."You dig a hole," he once said, "and oil comes...
North Dakota oil expert educates State Chamber

...are being examined. He said his view is that it's not as important for the government to invest in the state's oil business as it is for government to provide incentives in bringing all the players and interests together in it. Anderson said...
Marine highway suffers from state's decisions

...taxes, etc., from wages, it's all going up in smoke - or into the pockets of the "good 'ole boys" in the oil business. This administration is so intent on the Alaska Marine Highway System needing to pay for itself (while no other highway...
Oil, business defect to Knowles

Normally stalwart Republican backers are shunning Sarah Palin and defecting to Democrat Tony Knowles in this year's gubernatorial race, with business and oil industry executives leading the way.
My turn: Speaking in terms Big Oil can grasp

...oil companies understand. For the last 24 years I have prosecuted and settled lawsuits against oil companies. In the oil business, lease cancellation is game, set, match. Put yourself in the oil companies' executive suites. What is the one...
Phillips Petroleum to reduce Alaska spending

ANCHORAGE - Phillips Petroleum plans to spend $807 million in capital projects for its Alaska oil business next year, down $18 million from this year's budget. The Bartlesville, Okla.,-based company said Tuesday that Alaska...


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