Science and Technology

Conoco Sheds Some Oil Sands Leases

Drilling rigConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) plans to shed about $13.5 billion in what the company calls non-strategic assets during 2013. It got $750 million closer...

Chevron Earnings Stymied by Refining

ChevronChevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported second-quarter 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The oil and gas supermajor posted diluted earnings...

The Dow Follows Manufacturing Higher

A strong showing from the Institute for Supply Management's Purchasing Managers' Index for July has helped the markets roar back today. The ...

Is the Steel Industry Ready to Run?

Steel may not be something that you go out and purchase every day, but the consumption of steel probably could go toe-to-toe with oil for the...