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    1. February 9, 2016

      Carl Icahn nurses paper losses on energy bets

      Carl Icahn’s publicly traded investment vehicle, Icahn Enterprises, has slid to its lowest level in three years, after...

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      February 9, 2016

      S&P takes ratings actions on 45 US energy companies

      Standard & Poor’s has taken ratings actions on 45 junk-rated energy exploration and production companies as the...

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      February 9, 2016

      Chesapeake cut deeper into junk by S&P

      Chesapeake Energy is sliding deeper into junk territory. Chesapeake was downgraded one notch to triple-C by credit...

    4. February 8, 2016

      Chesapeake shares plunge on debt restructuring report

      Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest gas producer in the US, said on Monday it had “no plans to pursue bankruptcy”,...

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      February 8, 2016

      US sell-off gathers steam, financials punished

      The sell-off in US stocks gathered steam by late morning trading on Monday, with the tech heavy Nasdaq composite...

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      February 8, 2016

      Chesapeake: 'No plans' to pursue bankruptcy

      Chesapeake Energy said on Monday that it “currently has no plans to pursue bankruptcy “, in response to a report...

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      January 19, 2016

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      Wynn bucks the sell-off on Las Vegas win

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    9. January 14, 2016

      YPF signs shale deal with American Energy Partners

      YPF, Argentina’s state-controlled energy company, signed an agreement on Thursday with American Energy Partners to...

    10. December 14, 2015

      US natural gas: hot in here

      Temperatures approaching 70 degrees this past weekend had New Yorkers sweating in Central Park. That is nothing...

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      December 11, 2015

      US stocks sink, Treasuries rally

      Risk appetite is in retreat on Friday. The S&P 500 is down 1.3 per cent and US government bonds are rallying hard on...

    12. December 8, 2015

      US gas prices nosedive on warmer weather

      January is usually among the most expensive months to buy US natural gas. But next month is shaping up to be the...

    13. October 23, 2015

      Oil investors should have read the manual all the way to the end

      (Capone shoots a man dead while he is trying to reload his gun) Capone: Read the manual, bloodclaat. Third World Cop,...

    14. June 17, 2015

      Energy stocks retreat on inventory data

      Energy stocks were among the biggest losers in the S&P 500 on Wednesday as crude prices slipped following the latest...

    15. May 18, 2015

      Ann leaps after Ascena declares intentions

      Investors shopped for shares of Ann Inc after Ascena Retail Group said it would acquire the retailer behind the Ann...

    16. May 3, 2015

      UK election and US jobs report to dominate a packed week

      Investors have a packed calendar, with the UK election sharing a week with the latest reading on the US labour market...

    17. March 24, 2015

      Freeport retreats after dividend cut

      US copper producer Freeport-McMoRan slipped after cutting its dividend in a move it described as a “prudent” measure...

    18. March 19, 2015

      Demystifying the ‘Fracklog’

      Sometimes new words are useful additions to the language. Sometimes they can create confusion. “Fracklog” is the catchy...

    19. February 20, 2015

      Ex-Chesapeake Energy chief Aubrey McClendon in legal fight

      Since Aubrey McClendon walked away from Chesapeake Energy, the company he had founded and led for 24 years, everything...

    20. February 19, 2015

      Chesapeake finds its fortunes remain entangled with McClendon

      McClendon and Chesapeake When a chief executive starts a business from scratch and builds it into an industry leader,...

    21. February 17, 2015

      Chesapeake accuses McClendon of stealing secrets

      Aubrey McClendon, one of the pioneers of the US shale gas boom, has been accused of stealing trade secrets from...

    22. January 2, 2015

      US natural gas: withdrawal symptoms

      Early last decade, natural gas was vaporous gold trapped under US soil. It was in short supply. Production from new...

    23. December 23, 2014

      Chesapeake buyback cheers investors

      Chesapeake Energy stood out as a rare example among energy companies managing to cheer Wall Street on Tuesday. It...

    24. December 18, 2014

      Oracle on fire after success in the cloud

      Oracle shares soared to their highest level since 2000 — the year the dotcom bubble burst — after the Silicon Valley...

    25. December 9, 2014

      US shale industry faces endurance test after Opec rejects cuts

      Screw turns on US shale producers When Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries last month rejected calls for a production...

    26. November 13, 2014

      US set to export more oil condensate

      Exporting soaring volumes of ultralight US oil without getting the government’s direct assent will soon be the norm, an...

    27. November 12, 2014

      US shale pioneers circle the wagons

      If there is “price war” in the oil market, as Adel Abdul Mahdi, Iraq’s oil minister, has suggested, the US shale...

    28. October 27, 2014

      BHP puts gas asset up for sale as it finetunes US shale business

      BHP Billiton has put part of its US shale interests up for sale while insisting that the remainder of its American...

    29. October 16, 2014

      Chesapeake sells shale fields for $5.38bn

      Chesapeake Energy has sold a package of shale gasfields in the eastern US for about $5.38bn, at a price that was...

    30. July 2, 2014

      US oil and gas explorers impress

      While international exploration and production companies have been underperforming in recent years, some of their US...

    31. May 7, 2014

      Rising gas prices lift shale producers

      Chesapeake Energy and Devon Energy, two of the largest US shale gas and oil producers, reported sharp increases in...

    32. April 23, 2014

      US natural gas: storing up problems

      He should know. Halliburton chairman Dave Lesar said this week that the cycle for the company’s North American...

    33. March 5, 2014

      US gas price at odds with low stocks

      The US natural gas market is sending out mixed messages. Supplies held in underground storage are at the lowest level...

    34. February 26, 2014

      Chesapeake sees slowdown in crude output

      Chesapeake Energy, the US gas and oil group, expects a sharp slowdown in the growth of its crude production this year,...

    35. February 7, 2014

      The unicorn and the shifting price of gas

      The tremors of volatility in the cash and futures prices for US natural gas seem to be moderating with the promise of...

    36. February 5, 2014

      US shale under fire over thirst for water

      Water shortages have put the US oil and gas industry on a “collision course” with other users because of the large...

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      January 6, 2014

      Shale gas and the advantages of US risk-taking capitalism

      Ed Crooks’ column about the low returns to most investors in US shale gas is a reminder not only that things can go...

    38. December 14, 2013

      McClendon works with IPO to raise up to $2bn

      A partnership linked to Aubrey McClendon, one of the pioneers of the US shale gas revolution, is seeking to raise up to...

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