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6/26/2017: Most Oil Companies Falling Behind in Cyber-Attack Preparedness

Most oil and gas companies are falling behind when it comes to cyber-attack preparedness, according to a report from Deloitte.

6/26/2017: Workers Sense Skills Shortage in Industry

Oil and gas workers believe there is a skills shortage in the industry, according to a new report from Petroplan released Tuesday.

6/25/2017: Oil Closes Higher; Growing US Supply Limits Gains

Oil prices settled more than half a percent higher as some traders found bargains after last week's seven-month lows.

6/25/2017: Oil Prey for 'Hungry' Bears as Investors Drop Bets on Rally

WTI and Brent, the global benchmark, both entered bear-market territory last week.

6/25/2017: Ask the Careers Editor: Mentoring and Breaking into the Regulatory Field

This month's installment of Ask the Careers Editor answers questions about landing a position in regulatory/compliance and determining if you'd be a good mentor.

6/25/2017: Tropical Storm Dora Expected To Become Hurricane On Monday

Tropical Storm Dora, located off the western coast of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean, is strengthening quickly and is expected to become a hurricane on Monday.

6/25/2017: Qatar's Emir Meets Exxon Mobil Corp CEO -Agency

The emir of Qatar met with Exxon Mobil Corp chairman and CEO Darren Woods in Doha on Saturday for talks on 'cooperation'.

6/25/2017: Wood Group Pens Deal Which Will 'Improve the Worker's Day'

Wood Group signs an extension to its collaborative agreement with Canadian technology company Librestream Technologies to continue its digital solutions partnership.

6/25/2017: UK Government 'Short-Changes' Aberdeen

Conservative MP Ross Thomson calls for a second city deal for Aberdeen in a "startling admission that the UK government has short-changed the city", according to the SNP party.

6/22/2017: Oil in Bear Market Declines for Fifth Week as Supply Climbs

"It's becoming bearish mania," said one analyst.