Oil prices end at 1-week low as demand worries overshadow decline in U.S. crude supplies
Oil futures fell to their lowest finish in over a week on Wednesday, as demand concerns from rising cases of COVID-19 and the potential for more economic overshadowed smaller-than-expected declines in U.S. crude supplies.
U.S. Crude-Oil Inventories Decline Near Expectations
Government data showed U.S. inventories of crude oil declined by 1 million barrels last week, near analysts’ forecasts, while domestic crude-oil production dropped below 10 million barrels a day.
Analysts Expect 52 Billion Cubic-Foot Rise in Natural Gas Storage
U.S. government natural-gas data are expected to show inventories increased last week by 52 billion cubic feet — an amount well below normal for this time of year as a mid-October cold spell helped kickstart gas-fired heating demand.
SPACs Will Have a Tough Time Cleaning Up on Renewables
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Iberdrola's Avangrid to Buy PNM Resources
Iberdrola’s Avangrid unit has agreed to buy New Mexico-based electricity company PNM Resources for around $4.32 billion.
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Pioneer Natural Resources to Buy Parsley Energy for $4.5 Billion
The deal is the latest in a series of combinations in the U.S. shale-oil patch, which has been hard hit by the pandemic.
U.S. Broadens Sanctions to Thwart Completion of Russian Gas Pipeline
The State Department’s broader sanctions target the Nord Stream 2, an unfinished Russian-backed natural-gas pipeline that has been a source of tension between Germany, Russia and the U.S.
Pioneer Natural Resources Is in Talks to Buy Parsley Energy
The two oil-and-gas companies, shale producers that operate in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, are discussing an all-stock deal that could be completed by the end of the month, according to people familiar with the matter.
ConocoPhillips to Buy Shale Rival Concho for $9.7 Billion
The all-stock transaction would be the largest U.S. oil deal since the pandemic began roiling energy markets, as companies seek to bulk up to ride out weak demand and low prices.
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