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Apache sells assets valued at $1.4B

Oil and gas explorer is focusing its efforts on its more promising shale plays. Continue reading

Sen. Levin: Commodity units rife with risk, manipulation

Senator cites 2012 Fed report warning big banks lack up to $15B each to cover catastrophic losses. Continue reading

CGG rejects $1.8B takeover proposal from Technip

Analysts suggest the offer bears the hallmarks of the French government and question the benefits of a fusion. Continue reading

Cliffs to study exit for Eastern Canadian iron ore ops

Having amended its debt covenants, the iron ore and coal producer said it could close its Bloom Lake development, since the potential $1.2 billion investment needed to make it viable isn't achievable within an acceptable time frame. Continue reading

SunEdison acquires First Wind in $2.4B deal

Transaction for its publicly traded yieldco gives SunEdison a big entry into the wind market. Continue reading

Activists find help in the shadows

Companies have used private detectives for years. Now, dissident shareholders are hiring their own gumshoes. With everybody watching everybody else, at least one group wins: The investigation firms. Continue reading

Halliburton, Baker Hughes talk $20B+ merger

Combination would challenge Schlumberger's dominance in energy services, but obstacles loom. Continue reading

Natural Gas Pipeline interviews advisers ahead of sale

Gas transporter owned by Kinder Morgan and Myria Acquisition could fetch as much as $3.6 billion. Continue reading

The Untouchables: Where insurgents fear to tread

Up to now, companies in highly regulated industries were safe from activists. That may be changing in this era of de-regulation, with some of the checks on activists that existed a couple of decades ago falling away. Continue reading

Modi starts small and slow in India

"Big-bang" reforms may have been lacking from the prime minister's first five months in power but a steady flow of smaller initiatives and the right political mood music mean the business and investment community remain on side, for now. Continue reading

Western Gas buys Nuevo Midstream for $1.5B

Deal implies a five times return for Nuevo backer Encap Flatrock Midstream. Continue reading

TPG puts Alinta Energy on the block

The private equity firm has appointed Lazard to find a buyer for its Australian gas and electricity retailer. The Sydney company could be worth as much as $3.54 billion. Continue reading

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