Oil prices back to square one

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) — Oil prices took one of their biggest hits of the year Friday as pressure from Riyadh’s response to a production freeze was doubled by weak U.S. labor figures.

Oil prices mixed on dual market strains

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) — Movement in oil prices in early Thursday trading was influenced positively by bank forecasts, but dampened by supply-side strains brought on in part by Iran.

Russia sees Jordanian interest in LNG

Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, March 28 (UPI) — Russian state media reports Monday that gas company Gazprom received word from the government of Jordan it was interested in buying liquefied natural gas.

Momentum building behind U.S. wind energy

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) — U.S. wind energy advocates scored a second victory after the federal government gave its support to a transmission line to service the wind power sector.

Oil prices mixed on U.S. GDP data

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) — Crude oil prices were mixed in the early stages of Friday trading after figures showed fourth quarter growth in the United States had slowed.