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Mexico Oil Is Boon for Exxon to BP as Frontiers Teeter
Posted Thu, 2014-08-07 07:48NAI Editing
Mexico’s vote on rules for the end of its 76-year state-oil monopoly couldn’t come at a better time for global energy companies from Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) to Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Canadian Gas Producers Position Themselves as Potential Takeover Targets
Posted Wed, 2014-08-06 06:05NAI Editing
The race to build natural gas export terminals on Canada’s Pacific Coast is inspiring another competition as producers including Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.

Atlas Iron Offers Cheapest Bet on Ore's Rebound
Posted Tue, 2014-08-05 07:56NAI Editing
For acquirers betting iron ore prices will rebound, Australia’s Atlas Iron Ltd. (AGO) is the cheapest potential target.

Gold May Focus More On Geopolitical, Technical Factors
Posted Fri, 2014-08-01 11:37NAI Editing
Gold prices rose the most two weeks after U.S. employers added fewer workers than forecast last month, increasing pressure on the Federal Reserve to maintain lower interest rates.

Geopolitical Risk Rises for Global Investors
Posted Thu, 2014-07-31 07:51NAI Editing
Since the start of the year, conflicts in Syria, Gaza and Iraq have escalated, China has become more assertive in pursuing territorial claims against Japan, Thailand reverted to military rule, Russia

Russia Sanctions Spread Pain among World's Largest Energy Companies
Posted Wed, 2014-07-30 08:20NAI Editing
U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia’s Vladimir Putin threaten to shut off some of the world’s largest energy companies from one of the biggest untapped energy troves on the planet.

World's Best Mining Debt Defies Gold Woe in a Volcano
Posted Tue, 2014-07-29 08:34NAI Editing
Newcrest Mining Ltd. (NCM) bonds are delivering the best returns this year among metal producers even as the gold miner prepares for new writedowns at a floundering asset inside an extinct volcano.

Gold Hovers above $1,300 and Bulls Boost Bets on Rally
Posted Mon, 2014-07-28 07:49NAI Editing
Hedge funds increased their bets on a gold rally, just before prices fell for a second week as an accelerating U.S. economy outweighed concern that violence between Russia and Ukraine will escalate.

Encana’s Restructuring Running ahead of Schedule, still a Long Way to Go
Posted Fri, 2014-07-25 08:39NAI Editing
Encana Corp. chief executive Doug Suttles, who unveiled a restructuring plan last fall, says the natural gas company’s makeover is one or two years ahead of schedule.

Gold Drops to Five-Week Low as Economic Gains Curb Demand
Posted Thu, 2014-07-24 13:03NAI Editing
Gold futures fell to the lowest in five weeks in New York as the outlook for an improving global economy reduced demand for a haven.

U.S. Oil Futures Rise on Falling Cushing Inventories
Posted Wed, 2014-07-23 11:24NAI Editing
West Texas Intermediate oil rose after a government report showed stockpiles dropped at Cushing, Oklahoma, the contract’s delivery point.

Metal ETFs Lure Investors at Fastest Pace in Five Years
Posted Tue, 2014-07-22 08:55NAI Editing
Investors are buying metals from zinc to aluminum at the fastest pace since 2009, betting demand gains will tighten supply, just as Citigroup Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd.

Oil Traders Seem Conflict-Weary
Posted Mon, 2014-07-21 10:16NAI Editing
West Texas Intermediate crude rose to the highest in more than two weeks as strong refinery demand reduced U.S.

U.S. Oil Export Ban Seen Weakening Rather Than Dying
Posted Fri, 2014-07-18 05:06NAI Editing
The four-decade-old ban on most crude exports from the U.S., now the world’s largest producer, will be weakened bit by bit as government rulings allow exceptions, say energy analysts including IHS Inc

Japan Rejoining Nuclear Club Leaves Fossil Fuel Appetite
Posted Thu, 2014-07-17 12:06NAI Editing
Japan is poised to rejoin the world nuclear club -- barely.

U.S. Oil Advances After Crude Supplies Fall a Third Week
Posted Wed, 2014-07-16 10:25NAI Editing
West Texas Intermediate oil advanced after a government report showed that U.S. crude stockpiles fell as refineries increased processing rates to the highest level in almost nine years.

Why China's Mood is Souring on Canada's Oil Patch
Posted Tue, 2014-07-15 10:13NAI Editing
Barely two years since the national outcry over China’s aggressive push into Canada’s oil patch, some of the major acquisitions are looking messy to hopeless.

Prepare for Oil to Keep Falling on Libya to U.S. Supply
Posted Mon, 2014-07-14 08:21NAI Editing
New U.S. pipelines and a revival in Libyan supply are increasing the likelihood that oil prices will slump through year-end after climbing in the first six months.

Gold Heads for Longest Weekly Rally Since March
Posted Fri, 2014-07-11 10:08NAI Editing
Gold traded near the highest in almost four months, heading for the longest run of weekly gains since March, as concerns about Europe’s economy and the Middle East boosted haven demand.

No Sunshine for Junk Oil Sands Bond
Posted Thu, 2014-07-10 08:40NAI Editing
Investor appetite in the high-yield market reached a limit after Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. (2012) of Canada pulled a proposed $325 million bond due to lack of demand from U.S. and Chinese investors.