Some BG Group offices to close

Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, April 25 (UPI) — Royal Dutch Shell said Monday it was closing some of the offices in the United Kingdom for BG Group as both companies move forward under a united structure.



North Dakota rig count unchanged

Daniel J. GraeberBISMARCK, N.D., April 25 (UPI) — The number of rigs in service in North Dakota, the No. 2 oil producer in the United States, held steady despite last week’s rally in oil prices, data show.


North Dakota rig count unchanged

Daniel J. GraeberBISMARCK, N.D., April 25 (UPI) — The number of rigs in service in North Dakota, the No. 2 oil producer in the United States, held steady despite last week’s rally in oil prices, data show.


Russia easing control over oil companies

Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, April 25 (UPI) — There may be buyers already in place to help privatize some of the largest oil companies in Russia, the country’s first deputy prime minister said.