Italian oil and gas company Eni returned to second-quarter profits as it ramped up new production in three regions amid ongoing pricing volatility.
The fight over reopening a massive gas storage facility that has been crippled since a major blowout is heading to court.
Asian shares slid Friday as investors assessed corporate earnings reports, with a sell-off in Wall Street tech stocks pressuring sentiment.
Thousands of North Korean laborers work in four U.S.-allied nations in the Persian Gulf, earning hard currency for Pyongyang despite international sanctions as pressure grows over its nuclear weapons program.
Big gains for Facebook, Verizon Communications and other companies reporting healthier-than-expected results nudged U.S. stock indexes a bit further into record territory on Thursday.
The Senate has approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea.
The Trump administration asked three federal judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday to hold off on a decision regarding a major federal fracking rule implemented by the Obama administration.
Royal Dutch Shell says second-quarter earnings more than tripled as it benefited from a cost-cutting drive and recovering oil prices.
The Latest on a federal appeal over hydraulic fracturing rules (all times local): 2:35 p.m.
Brazilian police have arrested a former CEO of state oil company Petrobras on suspicion of receiving bribes from a construction company involved in a sprawling corruption scandal.
Two utilities that supply power to customers in four states say they plan to buy what is being billed as the largest wind farm in the U.S. once the $4.5 billion project is completed in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Louisiana appears to have dug its way out of recession, reaching a three-year low in its unemployment rate as the state finally shows job gains after being hammered by the downslide in the oil and gas industry.
The U.K. and France will ban gasoline and diesel after 2040. But Germany believes it's too soon to bury the internal combustion engine.
Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, supported by strong corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve's decision to pause its slow-moving campaign to raise interest rates.
Spanish energy company Repsol says new oil and gas findings and reforms to improve efficiency drove a 65.3-percent increase in net profit in the first half of the year.
Royal Dutch Shell more than tripled its profits in the second quarter to beat forecasts boosted by strong refining operations and a rise in oil prices.
Stocks markets around the world ticked higher Wednesday as businesses continued to report stronger-than-expected earnings.
Oil prices rose to an eight-week high on Thursday, as a rally in U.S. gasoline futures spurred further gains this week that came after key OPEC members pledged to reduce exports and the U.S. government reported a sharp decline in crude inventories.
The Latest on Pennsylvania budget talks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are discussing the possibility of a severance tax on Marcellus Shale gas drillers as they seek agreement on a plan to plug a $2 billion hole in the state budget.
American Indian tribes trying to shut down the Dakota Access oil pipeline are objecting to the possible intervention of national energy and manufacturing trade groups in the legal dispute.