Shell shareholders approve merger with BG Group

Daniel J. GraeberTHE HAGUE, Netherlands, Jan. 27 (UPI) — More than 80 percent of shareholders in Royal Dutch Shell voted in favor of combining with British energy company BG Group, the Dutch supermajor said.




Bill Barrett Corp. weighing 2016 options

Daniel J. GraeberDENVER, Jan. 27 (UPI) — Bill Barrett Corp., which focuses on Colorado shale, said it was weighing its options for 2016 after reported a 9 percent decline in 2015 capital expenditures.



Scotland wants tax support for North Sea energy

Daniel J. GraeberEDINBURGH, Scotland, Jan. 27 (UPI) — The Scottish government said it would call on its British counterparts to create a favorable climate for North Sea investments in exploration and production.



Continental Resources sees output dwindling

Daniel J. GraeberOKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 27 (UPI) — U.S. shale player Continental Resources said weakness in the energy sector will manifest itself in a slow decline in overall production through 2016.


Continental Resources sees output dwindling

Daniel J. GraeberOKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 27 (UPI) — U.S. shale player Continental Resources said weakness in the energy sector will manifest itself in a slow decline in overall production through 2016.