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  1. US drillers add rigs for seventh straight weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. US oil producers added rigs for the seventh week in a row, the longest period of expansion since the final days of the drilling boom in early 2014.


  2. US shale oil producers defy Saudi price warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | The Age

    OPEC'S worst fears are coming true. Twenty months after Saudi Arabia took the fateful decision to flood world markets with oil, it has failed to break the back of the US shale industry.


  3. Commodities markets summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Age

    West Texas Intermediate crude futures was down 52 US cents, or 1.05 per cent, at $US48.85 a barrel on Nymex at 0740 AEST Tuesday. Gold has risen, staying close to the more than two-year high hit on Friday, as uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union pushed investors to sell equities and seek safer assets.


  4. Oil falls to three-week low as risk aversion risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Age

    Oil dropped to a three-week low in New York as risk aversion among investors sent equities lower and bolstered the US dollar, reducing the appetite for commodities. Futures fell 0.8 per cent, capping a four-day decline of 5.3 per cent.


  5. Texas songwriter Guy Clark dies aged 74Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Age

    Guy Charles Clark was born on Nov. 6, 1941, in the West Texas town of Monahans, southwest of Odessa. He grew up in his grandmother's hotel, where an inspiring menagerie of guests wandered through -- including a wildcatter named Jack Prigg, the basis of Clark's song "Desperados Waiting For a Train."


  6. Strong oil prices driving $A rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Age

    At 0630 AEST on Thursday, the local unit was trading at 73.78 US cents, up from 73.52 cents on Wednesday.


  7. `Full-Scale Cash Crisis' in Oil SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Age

    With the Federal Reserve to meet on Thursday , traders and investors want clarity on future policy moves. The head of the world's largest provider of services to oilfields has warned of a "full-scale crisis" as the industry is lashed by an unprecedented slump in trading conditions.


  8. US oil futures rise, extending week's advance to 8.3pcRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Age

    Oil advanced to a five-month high as declining US crude production provided more evidence that the market is rebalancing. Futures rose 1.3 per cent in New York, bringing this week's gains to 8.3 per cent.


  9. $A weaker as risk sentiment fadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Age

    At 1210 AEST on Friday, the currency was trading at 75.24 US cents, down from 76.15 cents on Thursday. The Australian dollar has been hit by risk-off sentiment carrying over from European and US markets overnight, OANDA Australia and Asia Pacific senior trader Stephen Innes said.


  10. US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | The Age

    The San Antonio News-Express said Scalia had apparently died of natural causes while visiting a luxury resort in West Texas. Scalia, appointed to the top US court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.


  11. Oil extends slide on US inventory forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Age

    "February, March and April will be very tough for the oil market," said Scott Roberts, portfolio manager and co-head of high yield who manages $US2.7 billion at Invesco Advisers in Atlanta. Oil dropped for a second day before government data forecast to show US crude stockpiles expanded, exacerbating a global glut.


  12. US shale output slows, albeit at a slow rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | The Age

    If latest data proves true, the decline would take US shale output to 638,000 bpd below the March 2015 peak. US shale oil production is expected to fall for a seventh month in a row in February, declining at about the same rate as the month before as drillers manage to eke out a few more barrels from each new well, US data showed on Monday.


  13. Commodities markets summaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | The Age

    Oil prices rose on New Year's Eve but fell as much as 35 per cent for the year after a race to pump by Middle East crude producers and US shale oil drillers created an unprecedented global glut that may take through 2016 to clear. Global oil benchmark Brent and US crude's West Texas Intermediate futures rose between one and two per cent on the day on short-covering and buying support in a thinly traded market ahead of the New Year holiday.


  14. Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 becomes first rocket to launch payload and return to EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Age

    Cape Canaveral: Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket at its landing pad in its first flight since one of its rocket exploded six months ago. The historic landing is the first time a rocket has launched a payload into orbit and then returned safely to Earth.


  15. It's a rule: forecasts are always wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Age

    The mid-year budget statement confirms that last May's budget forecasts were too optimistic, but of course the larger lesson is that predictions are a mug's game. The new lower forecasts for commodity prices and growth are going to also be wrong - forecasts always are - and this time they are probably too pessimistic.


  16. Tesla's Elon Musk takes on Amazon's Jeff Bezos in space billionaires' Tweet rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Age

    Blue Origin, the company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, releases video showing its new rocket taking off and then landing safely in West Texas. His private venture Blue Origin sent a rocket to the edge of space and landed it safely back on Earth, a pioneering feat.


  17. 'Holy Grail of rocketry' achieved, says Amazon and Blue Origin boss Jeff BezosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Age

    Blue Origin, the company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, releases video showing its new rocket taking off and then landing safely in West Texas. Amazon boss and space pioneer Jeff Bezos scored an historic technical achievement on Monday when his secretive Blue Origin space travel company successfully sent a rocket 100 kilometres up into space and then, in a carefully controlled descent, landed it upright just 1.3 metres from the centre of its launch pad.


  18. ASX flat as investors catch breathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Age

    Australian shares finished flat on Tuesday after a choppy day's trading, as investors awaited earnings reports from three of the big four banks, while miners and energy stocks suffered losses after the prices of iron ore and oil fell overnight.The benchmark ASX 200 finished flat at 5346.2; the broader All Ordinaries index also finished flat at 5384.6. Meanwhile, New Zealand shares hit a record high on Tuesday, with the NZX-50 benchmark index climbing 0.5 per cent to 6001.02, and rising above 6000 points for the first time ever, a mark the local ASX 200 failed to cross several times this year.


  19. Santos is right to reject $7b bottom-fishing takeover offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Age

    Santos was right to tell Scepter that its $7 billion bid was too low, but also right to leave the negotiating door open. If shareholders don't force a capitulation, Santos should be able to continue assessing asset-sale options while leaving the door ajar for Scepter's return.


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