Recent and archived articles by Ernest Scheyder
LONDON: Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour US$8bil over a decade into renewable technologies, even promising to power its gas stations with the sun.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday pushed the U.S. government to quickly approve funds for Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts and clear any regulatory hurdles to recovery.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston strained under the arrival of tens of thousands of people at city shelters fleeing submerged homes and flooded roads on Wednesday, while some incidents of looting and armed robberies forced a midnight curfew.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A hurricane in the heart of the U.S. energy industry is set to curtail near-record U.S. oil production for several weeks, with the impact expected to reverberate throughout the country and across international energy markets.
WASHINGTON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday admonished Exxon Mobil Corp for "reckless disregard" of U.S. sanctions in dealings with Russia in 2014 when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the global oil company's chief executive, and fined it $2 million.
US shale bankers came to Vienna this week and Opec is readying a trip for its top officials to Texas in a bid to understand whether the two industries can co-exist or are poised to embark on another major fight in the near future.
HOUSTON: Investors who took a hit last year when dozens of US shale producers filed for bankruptcy are already making big new bets on the industry’s resurgence.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, while chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp, used an alias for emails with employees and board members because his primary account was jammed with too many messages, the oil company said on Tuesday.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - As the front-runner for U.S. secretary of state, Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson would bring a global business savvy seldom seen in a Cabinet member, let alone the country's top diplomat.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp is running television advertisements at the Rio Olympics to showcase its work on clean energy, a high-profile blitz as the company faces pressure over global warming in an intense year of climate politics.