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8/20/2017: Oil Prices Fall 2% After End-Of-Week Rally

Oil prices fell nearly 2% ahead of monthly contract expiration, pulling back from last week's rally built on signs the global market is starting to rebalance from chronic oversupply.

8/20/2017: Norway's Labour Calls For Debate On Oil Tax Regime

Norway should review its generous tax regime on oil drilling because of climate change, the opposition Labour party says.

8/20/2017: Maersk Stands to Get Another $7.5 Billion for Energy Divestments

Now that its oil and gas unit has been sold, Moller-Maersk A/S is planning separate divestments for the three remaining bits of what used to be a combined energy division.

8/20/2017: How to Sell Yourself in the Job Search: Handling/Overcoming Objections

Objections won't necessarily sink your chances of getting the job.

8/17/2017: Oil Jumps 3% As Dollar Falls, US Rig Count Drops

Oil prices rose sharply, as the dollar fell and US drillers cut rigs.

8/17/2017: Brazil Extends Customs Perks For Oil Industry Through 2040

Brazil extended through 2040 a preferential customs regime for the oil and gas industry called Repetro.

8/17/2017: What Kind of Salary Can You Get as an Electrical Engineer in the US?

Rigzone explores potential salaries of electrical engineers in the United States.

8/17/2017: Fracking Jobs Prove Elusive for Coal Miners Looking to Switch

Dennis is learning a hard lesson of fracking: While it has created a bonanza of jobs, displaced coal miners and their communities are sometimes left out of the boom.

8/16/2017: Oil Closes Near $47 as Traders Assess US Stockpiles, Output

Oil in New York closed near $47 a barrel, a new 'battle line' for bullish and bearish traders.

8/16/2017: Why Would Oil Demand Peak, Contrary to Peak Oil Supply?

People find it hard to believe that there is another side of the 'Peak Oil Supply' theory, which is 'Peak Oil Demand'.