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Iran makes $6 billion deal with Total, CNPC

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Iran plans to sign a preliminary $6 billion deal with Total SA on Tuesday to help develop an onshore gas field. The move by Total is the first return by a Western energy company since sanctions were lifted this year. Total was long one of the most active Western oil companies in Iran, and ...

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Texas company to seek buyers for Utica Shale acreage, other assets

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Texas-based EV Energy Partners plans to sell off Utica Shale assets in eastern Ohio next year, along with its interest in related processing facilities. There has been “enough drilling activity and consistent result to de-risk our assets and acreage,” said John Walker, the company’s executive chairman. The value of the company’s Utica Shale leases has grown significantly, Walker said in ...

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Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

Total CEO Christophe de Margerie

MOSCOW — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday. Three French crew members also died when the French-made Dassault Falcon 50 burst into flames after it hit ...

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