Oil ticks lower after ECB rate decision

Daniel J. GraeberNEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) — Weaker unemployment figures from the United States and concerns about downside risks from European Central Bank pushed oil prices lower Thursday.

BP sees no rush to tap into Iran

Daniel J. GraeberDAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 21 (UPI) — Though doors are opening to the Iranian energy sector, BP’s top executive Bob Dudley said few investors will rush in on a whim.

Gazprom mulls LNG options for Pakistan

Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Jan. 21 (UPI) — Russian energy company Gazprom said one of the more promising areas for cooperation with Pakistan was in the field of liquefied natural gas.