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  1. August 1, 2014

    Chevron boosted by strong crude demand

    Chevron, the second-ranked US oil major by market capitalisation, delivered improved quarterly earnings of $5.7bn as strong...

  2. March 11, 2014

    Chevron raises projection for oil price

    Chevron, the US oil group, has raised sharply its expectation of future oil prices and cut its target for production growth,...

  1. March 6, 2014

    Big oil counts the cost of tapping new discoveries

    Age of oil “One hundred dollars per barrel is becoming the new $20, in our business.” With that pithy analysis, John Watson,...

  2. beyondbrics

    March 5, 2014

    YPF looking for partners to boost output after Repsol exit

    Miguel Galuccio has three principal objectives for 2014: “to produce, produce and produce.” To help achieve that aim,...

  3. November 1, 2013

    Chevron hit by refining profitability drop

    Chevron of the US has followed other large international oil companies in reporting a steep decline in the profitability of...

  4. August 2, 2013

    Chevron joins oil majors with weaker results

    Softer crude oil prices along with higher repair costs at its US refineries prompted Chevron to narrowly undershoot...

  5. March 27, 2013

    Chevron cuts senior executives’ pay

    Chevron, the US oil group, is cutting the pay of its chief executive and other senior executives after high-profile safety...

  6. March 12, 2013

    Chevron explores first Canada gas exports

    Chevron is in talks with potential buyers for Canada’s first exports of liquefied natural gas, paving the way for a $15bn...

  7. February 25, 2013

    Chiefs call for US energy policy shake-up

    The US needs a comprehensive energy strategy to boost its economic competitiveness, a group of leading chief executives said...

  8. February 1, 2013

    Chevron asset sales offset fall in profits

    Chevron, the second-largest US oil group by market capitalisation, reported a better than expected 3 per cent drop in annual...

  9. November 2, 2012

    Wall St losses led by materials and energy

    US equities sold off in the afternoon session on Friday and closed sharply lower in spite of robust jobs data that was...

  10. August 7, 2012

    Bellway expects good profits result

    Higher house prices and rising sales will lift Bellway’s profits above expectations, the housebuilder said as it announced...

  11. July 27, 2012

    Refining business boosts Chevron

    Chevron, the second-largest US oil group by market value, narrowly beat market expectations even though second-quarter net...

  12. April 27, 2012

    Chevron profit rescued by higher oil prices

    Higher oil prices and improved refining margins helped Chevron, the second-largest US oil group by market value, to post a...

  13. March 13, 2012

    Chevron chief criticises Obama over oil price

    The chief executive of Chevron, the US oil group, has criticised the Obama administration over the rising price of fuel,...

  14. January 27, 2012

    Chevron seeks ‘to be treated fairly’ by Brazil

    Chevron, the second-largest US oil company by market capitalisation, has asked “to be treated fairly” in Brazil over its...

  15. October 18, 2011

    Bellway boosted by south of England sales

    Bellway has increased its final dividend by 30 per cent after higher selling prices in the south of England drove up...

  16. August 5, 2011

    Bellway sees better margins

    Bellway, the UK housebuilder, said it expected full-year profits to come in ahead of expectations thanks to...

  17. July 29, 2011

    Chevron earnings jump on high oil prices

    Chevron has become the latest leading company to announce a jump in second-quarter earnings on the back of higher energy...

  18. May 12, 2011

    Oil demand flattens as prices spike

    World demand for oil is flatlining for the first time since 2009 as high prices hit American consumers, the International...

  19. April 29, 2011

    Chevron profits jump 35% on high oil prices

    Chevron reported a 35 per cent rise in first-quarter net profit on higher prices for crude oil and refined products even as...

  20. April 20, 2011

    Chevron’s vote of confidence in deepwater drilling

    Last autumn, while the US government’s moratorium on deepwater drilling was still in place in the Gulf of Mexico following...

  21. FT Alphaville

    April 18, 2011

    Chevron hits at North Sea oil tax rise

    Chevron has criticised the UK’s recent tax increase on oil and gas production in the North Sea, warning there may be...

  22. April 17, 2011

    Chevron hits at North Sea oil tax rise

    The head of Chevron, the second-largest oil company in the US, has attacked the UK government’s recent tax increase on oil...

  23. March 24, 2011

    Housebuilders wary over planning rule changes

    George Osborne’s goal of making “yes” the default answer for local politicians dealing with residential applications came as...

  24. February 12, 2011

    US offshore oil regulator sits on Gulf permits

    Michael Bromwich, the lead regulator of the US offshore oil industry, said that no new deepwater drilling permits would be...

  25. February 7, 2011

    Bellway buys more land as year starts well

    Bellway reported a bright start to 2011, in spite of predictions that this year would be a tough one for the housing market....

  26. January 28, 2011

    Chevron impatient over Gulf drilling barriers

    Chevron, the US’ second biggest oil company, is growing impatient with regulatory barriers to drilling in the deepwater Gulf...

  27. December 16, 2010

    Caspian pipeline capacity to rise

    Shareholders in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium have agreed to invest $5.4bn in a project to double capacity in an oil...

  28. December 10, 2010

    Chevron sets out $26bn spending plan for 2011

    Chevron, the US’s second biggest oil company, will boost capital expenditure to $26bn in 2011, putting its spending near...

  29. October 29, 2010

    Chevron reports decline in profits

    Chevron, the second-largest US oil group, has disappointed analysts’ expectations with a fall in earnings for the third...

  30. October 19, 2010

    Bellway downbeat on house sales hopes

    Bellway warned that the autumn selling period had not delivered the anticipated pick-up in home sales, as buyers remain...

  31. July 21, 2010

    Oil groups resigned to tougher US regulation

    BP’s Bob Dudley has said that the company’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico “will change the industry forever”. That is not...

  32. April 30, 2010

    Chevron profits rise 150% in quarter

    An upswing in crude oil prices, combined with rising production, resulted in Chevron, the US’s second-biggest petroleum...

  33. April 26, 2010

    Chevron chief eschews rush for shale gas

    John Watson, chief executive of Chevron, is refusing to join rival international oil majors in the rush for US shale gas,...

  34. April 26, 2010

    The unassuming oil giant

    The shelves in John Watson's office in San Ramon, California, are filled with mementoes ranging from statuettes from Angola...

  35. April 25, 2010

    Chevron chief shuns shale gas rush

    John Watson, chief executive of Chevron, is refusing to join rival international oil majors in the rush for US shale gas,...

  36. March 24, 2010

    Bellway shifts back into profit

    Bellway, the national house builder, has moved back into profit for the first time since the housing slump after recording...

  37. January 30, 2010

    Chevron reports net income fall

    Chevron yesterday reported a 37 per cent drop in net income to $3.1bn in the fourth quarter of 2009, underlining the drag of...

  38. January 30, 2010

    Chevron reports net income fall

    Chevron yesterday reported a 37 per cent drop in net income to $3.1bn in the fourth quarter of 2009, underlining the drag of...

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