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Troubled Somalia hustles Big Oil to resume exploration

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Somalia's Western-backed government is talking to major international oil companies like Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell and BP about resuming exploration programs they abandoned when the East African state collapsed into anarchy in 1991.

Iraq qualifies 35 companies for oil deals

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Iraq's Oil Ministry has approved 35 companies it will allow to bid for soon-to-be announced tenders to develop oil and gas fields.

Analysis: Oil and Gas Pipeline Watch

Iran presses India for IPI pipeline answer; Trans-Alaska Pipeline System found to have overcharged shippers; Burgas voters reject Russia pipeline, but vote not to count; Syria says it has completed Phase 1 of Arab Gas Pipeline
BEN LANDO, UPI Energy Editor

Oil rights generate record $2.7 billion

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Drilling rights in the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska generated a record $2.7 billion the U.S. Interior Department's Mineral Management Service said Thursday.

Oil spill fouls North Slope

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Emergency crews braved dangerous cold to clean up 100 barrels of oil and water that fouled the Kuparuk oil field on Alaska's North Slope.

Scientists work to hike ethanol efficiency

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. nanofabrication researchers are focusing on increasing the efficiency of alternative fuels such as ethanol.

Scientists work to hike ethanol efficiency

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. nanofabrication researchers are focusing their work on increasing the efficiency of alternative fuels such as ethanol.

Oil companies sue Alaska over idle land

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 14 (UPI) -- Four major oil companies have sued Alaska, claiming the state illegally repossessed the companies' idle land leases near the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Slip-up lets tankers enter strait together

VALDEZ, Alaska, July 26 (UPI) -- In a Coast Guard slip-up, two large tankers were allowed to enter a narrow passage off Alaska at the same time.

Blue Planet: Calling the roll on ANWR

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the relationship of humans to the environment. This week: The new makeup of the U.S. Senate is giving Republicans their best opportunity since the Bush administration took office to open up the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to
DAN WHIPPLE

Alyeska Pipeline Co. is sued

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The Alyeska Pipeline Services Co. is facing a federal lawsuit accusing the Anchorage, Alaska-based, firm of discriminating against minority employees.

Unreported oil spills investigated

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Alaska officials are investigating unreported spills and other alleged violations involving three Conoco Phillips oil tankers.

Circle K bought by French Canadians

MONTREAL, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard is buying Circle K Corp. for $890 million from Conoco Phillips, reports said Monday.

Washington Agenda-General

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By United Press International

Shares rise on Afghan progress

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market climbed higher Monday as investors continue to be buoyed by the continued success of the
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ConocoPhillips Company (NYSE: COP) is an American multinational energy corporation with its headquarters located in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas in the United States. It is also one of the Fortune 500 companies. ConocoPhillips is the fifth largest private sector energy corporation in the world and is one of the six "supermajor" vertically integrated oil companies. It sells fuel under the Conoco, Phillips 66 and Union 76 brands in North America, and Jet in Europe. ConocoPhillips was created through the merger of Conoco Inc. and the Phillips Petroleum Company on August 30, 2002.

ConocoPhillips employs approximately 33,800 people worldwide in nearly 40 countries. ConocoPhillips is the second-largest refiner in the United States, with crude oil processing capacity of approximately 2.0 MMBD; and the world’s fourth-largest nongovernment-controlled refiner, with crude oil processing capacity of nearly 2.7 MMBD globally.

ConocoPhillips has several subsidiary oil tanker fleets.

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