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  1. Occidental Petroleum profit falls 24%Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | MarketWatch

    Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s third-quarter profit fell 24% as oil prices slumped, offering a preview of how other international oil companies will be affected by cheaper crude. The Houston-based company on Thursday reported a $1.2 billion profit as oil prices fell 9% from a year earlier and expenses rose for tapping oil and natural gas.

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  2. Halliburton CEO: Oil-price drop to be short-livedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | MarketWatch

    Halliburton Corp. beat analyst expectations by boosting third-quarter profit 70%, but shares in the oil-field service company rose only modestly amid persistent worries that low oil prices will slow drilling in the U.S. Halliburton and its peers, including Schlumberger Ltd., are considered bellwethers for the energy industry because they help oil and gas exploration companies drill and frack wells. U.S. oil prices are down more than 20% since the start of summer and worries are rife that further declines will be a continued drag on oil-sector stocks such as Halliburton's.

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  3. Oil mixed; WTI slips on supply worries, Brent gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | MarketWatch

    Oil futures posted a mixed performance Tuesday, with U.S. benchmark West Texas intermediate crude under pressure from supply worries while Brent crude was supported by increased tensions over Ukraine and continued turmoil in the Middle East.

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