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2010-06-28 14:02:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- It has been two months since the explosion and subsequent sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig caused massive amounts of crude oil to begin leaking into the Gulf of Mexico, and in that time, industry across the Gulf Coast has been affected, from the commercial fishing industry to tourism to food distribution. As a region known for its cuisine, the Gulf Coast restaurant industry - particularly the seafood industry - has been the focus of international...

2009-07-23 11:30:00

ST. LOUIS, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that Robert A. Malone has been appointed to Peabody's board of directors and will serve on the board's Audit and Compensation Committees.

2008-10-14 09:00:38

HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP America Inc. announced today an oil discovery at its Freedom Prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

2008-07-18 09:01:06

By Jerry Shottenkirk On a day when energy stocks fell, Chesapeake Energy planned on putting $1.75 billion in cash in its coffers. Chesapeake announced the sale of 90,000 net acres in the Arkoma Basin of the Woodford Shale in southeastern Oklahoma to BP America Inc.

2008-07-17 15:00:56

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) and BP America Inc. (NYSE:BP) today announced that BP has agreed to acquire all of Chesapeake's interests in approximately 90,000 net acres of leasehold and producing natural gas properties in the Arkoma Basin Woodford Shale play for $1.75 billion in cash.

2007-01-31 12:00:51

DECATUR, Ala., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP will award instructional creativity by providing $100,000 in grants to Morgan County K-12 educators who teach students about energy and energy conservation.

2006-11-02 12:00:26

HOUSTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP America Inc. today announced plans for the construction of an 800 mile undersea fiber optic system in the Gulf of Mexico to provide continuous broadband connectivity to the company's offshore oil and gas facilities.

2005-11-16 06:44:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House document shows oil executives met with Vice President Dick Cheney's 2001 energy task force which critics say secretly formed energy policy favorable to the industry, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.


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