Jason Gammel

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Drilling platform, Texas. The tussle for Anadarko has transfixed the oil industry over the past two weeks. Photograph: Brandon Thibodeaux/The New York Times

Anadarko plans to resume talks about a potential $38 billion (€34 billion) takeover by Occidental, a move that threatens to scupper a previously agree(...)

Mixed fortunes for Big Oil as Chevron beat every analyst estimate, while larger rival ExxonMobil fell short on both production and profit. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

For the biggest US oil explorers, the first quarter was a study in contrasts: Chevron beat every analyst estimate, while larger rival ExxonMobil fel(...)

An April 21st, 2010,  file photograph of BP’s  Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning afer an  explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that claimed nine lives and resulted in a massive offshore oil spill.  Photograph: Gerald Herbert/AP

BP persuaded an appeals court to order a re-examination of key terms of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill settlement that the company said could have (...)