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Kansas City Southern chugs uphill, making it an easier target

With railroad shares under pressure from declining energy shipments, Canadian Pacific gets an opening to make another run at a rival. Continue reading

The six oilfield services providers poised to prosper as the energy business rebounds

When conditions finally start improving, Superior Energy, C&J Energy, Oceaneering, Horbeck Offshore, Patterson-UTI and Cameron International are the companies worth watching. Continue reading

Brazil's Petrobras slides to new 12-month low as corruption scandal escalates

The embattled oil producer denies a report it wants to delay the publication of results due out in May as investigations into kickbacks widen. Continue reading

For Magnum Hunter, Pioneer and Oasis, midstream assets offer sources of cash

More and more oil and gas explorers and producers are considering selling or spinning off their infrastructure facilities to live another day after the dramatic slide in oil prices. Continue reading

Why Google wants to help you generate your own electricity

The technology giant is committing $300 million to an investment fund created by solar panel installer SolarCity. Continue reading

Verisk moves into energy, chemicals and mining risk with Wood Mackenzie purchase

The insurance and healthcare data analysis specialist provides an exit for private equity owner Hellman & Friedman with the $2.8 billion deal. Continue reading

Markwest and Targa Resources are the next companies to watch for midstream M&A

Deals for pipeline, processing and storage assets keep churning on as part of infrastructure companies' quest for growth, despite lower commodity prices. Continue reading

Debt-laden Petrobras targets $13.7B of asset sales

The Brazilian oil giant needs cash to fund operations and reduce debt amid a corruption probe that risks scaring off lenders. Continue reading

AC/DG: The powerful appeal of getting off the grid

Distributed generation is becoming more feasible, raising the specter of a "death spiral" for utilities. Continue reading

Three oil services companies looking to take advantage of the maelstrom

The swoon in prices has sent oilfield equipment and services providers reeling, but Superior Energy, Oceaneering International and Forum Energy could make a killing. Continue reading

Distressed investors, restructuring advisers flock to oil patch

At the Davis Polk Energy Industry Opportunities Conference, lawyers, advisers, investors and energy industry executives debated the best opportunities for distressed investors in the energy space. Continue reading

As Russian M&A stalls, companies founder on sanctions and oil prices

With in-bound dealmaking at a 10-year low, the door to foreign debt and capital will remain locked until the crisis in Ukraine is resolved. Continue reading

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