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2014-03-24 12:23:37

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Coal Bed Methane market to grow at a CAGR of 3.5 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the shifting focus from conventional gas sources. The Global Coal Bed Methane market has also been witnessing rapid technological advancements. However,...

2008-07-23 15:01:12

By JOHN PORRETTO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON As giant oil companies like Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips get set to report what will probably be another round of eye-popping quarterly profits, just where is all that money going? The companies insist they're trying to find new oil that might help bring down gas prices, but the money they spend on exploration is nothing compared with what they spend on stock buybacks and dividends. It's good news for shareholders, including mutual funds...

2008-07-23 03:00:53

By John Porretto HOUSTON - As giant oil companies such as Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips get set to report what will probably be another round of eye-popping quarterly profits, just where is all that money going? The companies insist they're trying to find new oil that might help bring down gas prices, but the money they spend on exploration is nothing compared with what they spend on stock buybacks and dividends. It's good news for shareholders, including mutual funds and...

2008-07-23 00:00:00

By John Porretto THE NUMBERS 55% Percentage of cash made by five biggest oil companies spent on stock buybacks and dividends in 2007. 30% Percentage spent by companies in buybacks and dividends in 2000. 1% Amount spent by companies in 1993. Source: Rice University HOUSTON - As giant oil companies like Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips get set to report what will probably be another round of eye-popping quarterly profits, just where is all that money going? The companies insist they're...

2008-07-17 12:01:09

By David Ball, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 17--PORT ARTHUR -- A pipeline from Canada may wind its way across the continent and end in Port Arthur. A proposed $7 billion plan between Alberta, Canada-based TransCanada Corp. and Houston-based ConocoPhillips Co. calls for a 36-inch pipeline to bring tar sands oil from Hardisty, Alberta down a 1,980-mile route to a delivery point near existing terminals in Port Arthur. Plans also call for an additional 50-mile pipeline lateral to...


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