Exploration & Production

China’s proposed tariffs on US petroleum imports, part of a mounting trade war between the two countries, would crimp sales to the shale industry’s largest customer, adding new pressure on US crude prices, energy executives and analysts said in interviews this week.China has said it would slap a 25...






SandRidge Energy said it had been approached by 17 potential bidders for a buyout, including billionaire Carl Icahn who is fighting for control of the oil and gas producer’s board.The activist investor, however, said in response he had no plans to make a bid soon, adding that any bid would depend on...






The US Environmental Protection Agency said it cannot make large oil refineries blend additional biofuels into their gasoline to make up for volumes waived under the small refinery hardship waiver programme unless Congress authorises it.The agency’s decision was certain to anger the powerful US corn...






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