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Algeria awards exploration licenses to energy companies


  • Oil & Gas Journal
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Royal Dutch Shell and Statoil said Tuesday that Algeria's energy ministry granted them a license to explore shale oil and natural gas in the Illizi-Ghadames Basin with state-run firm Sonatrach. "The f… Read More

Corn, oil futures post gains


  • MarketWatch

Corn for December delivery ended at $3.25 per bushel Monday, up 2.75 cents, on the Chicago Board of Trade. Light sweet crude for November delivery settled at $94.57 per barrel, up $1.03, on the New Yo… Read More