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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 29, 2010

Oil and natural gas companies have been reporting their second quarter earnings during the past several days. The companies' earnings vary greatly based on their business focus. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 30, 2010

Publicly traded energy companies have been announcing their first-quarter earnings.

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deepwater-drilling  domestic-energy  earnings  edward-markey  energy-policy  jack-gerard  offshore-drilling  technology-innovation  windfall-profits  deepwater-drilling-technology  deepwater-royalty-relief-act  offshore-drilling-in-gulf  perdido 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 19, 2010

Many people in Washington and New York apparently have short memories. A case-in-point is the Deepwater Royalty Relief Act, which was passed during the Clinton Administration to encourage energy companies to develop oil and natural gas in the deep waters of the Gulf of the Mexico.

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earnings  oil-companies  oil-company-earnings  revenue  downstream  upstream 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted November 6, 2009

Eighteen oil and natural gas companies had reported their third quarter 2009 earnings as of yesterday afternoon, and the results have been a mixed bag. Companies that focus on oil and natural gas production--also called the upstream sector of the business--experienced a better financial quarter than large integrated companies that have both upstream and downstream operations--refining and marketing. The companies that fared worst are in the downstream portion of the business, and some of them actually lost money. 

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domestic-drilling  earnings  energy-tomorrow  energytomorrow  offshore-drilling  taxes 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted October 13, 2009

U.S. oil and natural gas drilling rose slightly in the third quarter of 2009, but it still was quite sluggish. "API's Quarterly Well Completion Report: Third Quarter" showed that total well completions rose 10.2 percent from the second quarter of this year, but the total number of wells and dry holes was down 46 percent from 2008's third quarter.

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earnings  energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 3, 2009

Second quarter 2009 earnings reports clearly show the recession's impact on the energy sector. - See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/author/13/P580#sthash.EeXPTYED.dpuf

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demand  earnings  energy-reality  supply 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 30, 2009

The headline on the USA Today Web site reads, "ExxonMobil 2Q profit falls a surprising 66%." But in actuality, oil company second quarter earnings reports shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. 

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stock-ownership  energy-reality  energy-iq  energy  earnings 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 2, 2009

When oil companies do well, who benefits? Is it solely the companies' management? Or do average investors benefit as well? Consider this question:

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