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Khalid Al-Falih Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia answers questions as part of the 15th International Energy Forum Ministerial meeting in Algiers, Algeria, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. At meetings in Algeria this week, energy ministers from OPEC and other oil-producing countries are discussing whether to freeze production levels to boost global oil prices.

OPEC reaches preliminary accord to curb oil production

OPEC has reached a preliminary agreement to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago.


In this aerial photo, a response team works to clean a pipeline gas leak Tuesday near Helena, Ala. A main gas line is expected to restart Wednesday with a temporary bypass after a leak and spill in Alabama led to surging fuel prices and some gas shortages across the South, a Colonial Pipeline official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Company restarts gasoline pipeline after leak in Alabama

The pipeline section’s failure caused shortages and surging fuel prices across the South.


A yellow bag reads "sorry temporarily out of service" informing customers of a gas outage at a station in Alabaster, Ala., on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued a state of emergency after a pipeline spill near Helena, Ala. Gas prices spiked and drivers found "out of service" bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the disruptions could become more widespread.

Pipeline ready to reopen, carrying gasoline to 5 states

Gasoline will soon begin flowing again across the South, nearly two weeks after a leak forced the shutdown of a critical gas pipeline.


In this Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006 file photo, former security guard Esakpo Henry visits the oil flow station where he worked before in Eriemu, Nigeria. Officials say Nigeria is suing several oil majors for $12.7 billion of oil allegedly exported illegally to the United States between 2011 and 2014. The Federal High Court in Lagos begins the first hearing next week in cases filed against Nigerian subsidiaries of U.S. multinational Chevron, British-Dutch Shell, Italian ENI's Agip, France's Total and Brasoil of Brazilian Petrobas.

Nigeria sues over $12B in 'illegal' oil exports

Nigeria is suing several oil companies for $12.7 billion of crude oil that allegedly was exported illegally to the U.S., officials said.


Greg LeRoy, executive director of Good Jobs First, gives a thumbs-up before talking to an audience at Carnegie Mellon University.

Good Jobs First exec sheds more light on corporate subsidies

A new rule requires governments to disclose how much tax revenue is lost because of incentives to business, an expert told a CMU forum.



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