Nigerian truce sends oil prices lower

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) — Crude oil prices turned lower early Tuesday following a truce brokered with Nigerian oil bandits, amid pleas from the British prime minister to stay in the EU.



One dead in North Dakota oil well accident

Daniel J. GraeberWATFORD CITY, N.D., June 21 (UPI) — One person is dead and two others are in critical condition after a fire at an oil installation at the heart of shale basins in North Dakota, a regulator said.


One dead in North Dakota oil well accident

Daniel J. GraeberWATFORD CITY, N.D., June 21 (UPI) — One person is dead and two others are in critical condition after a fire at an oil installation at the heart of shale basins in North Dakota, a regulator said.


U.S. gas prices relatively low and stable

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) — With short-term supply disruptions easing, U.S. commuters this summer can expect some of the lowest gas prices in more than a decade, AAA said.


Offshore Egypt a win for Schlumberger

Daniel J. GraeberHOUSTON, June 21 (UPI) — With pressure on the sector easing, a subsidiary of field services company Schlumberger said it secured a multi-million dollar contract for offshore Egypt.


BP moving fast on Egyptian gas

Daniel J. GraeberCAIRO, June 20 (UPI) — British energy company BP said Monday it was putting a deepwater natural gas project in Egypt on the fast track to development.


Oil-rich Oklahoma hit by 3.7 tremor

Daniel J. GraeberOKLAHOMA CITY, June 20 (UPI) — A magnitude-3.7 hit central Oklahoma early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported after several similar small tremors rocked the oil-rich state last week.