Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23111/all en UPDATE 5-Transocean to pay $1.4 bln for role in BP oil spill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-5-transocean-pay-14-bln-role-bp-oil-spill <p>* Transocean owned doomed rig in 2010 Macondo disaster * Payment less than company set aside, shares jump 6.4 pct * Settlement still to be reached with plaintiffs * Halliburton still to settle with DoJ; its shares up 1.7 pct By David Ingram WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Offshore rig contractor Transocean Ltd has agreed to pay $1.4 billion to settle U.S. government charges arising from BP Plc's massive oil spill in the Gulf of <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico">Mexico</a> in 2010. The settlement unveiled on Thursday by the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-5-transocean-pay-14-bln-role-bp-oil-spill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP BP Plc Business Business Relation Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Deepwater Horizon Deepwater Horizon oil spill Disaster DoJ Economy of the United States Environment Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Halliburton Halliburton Macondo Macondo Prospect Man Made Disaster oil Person Career Petroleum Quotation Transocean Transocean Ltd USD Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:13 +0000 5731092 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Wall St dips as earnings season begins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-stocks-wall-st-dips-earnings-season-begins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Yum shares fall on shrinkage of sales in China</p> <p>* Monsanto stock jumps after strong earnings, raised outlook</p> <p>* GameStop shares slide after sales data, guidance</p> <p>* Dow, S&amp;P 500 off 0.3 pct, Nasdaq down 0.16 pct</p> <p>By Rodrigo Campos</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 8 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed<br /> at the open on Tuesday as an earnings season expected to show<br /> sluggish corporate growth gets under way.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-stocks-wall-st-dips-earnings-season-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Droughts Greater St. Louis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:31:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731636 at http://www.globalpost.com BP says hundreds of oil workers evacuated from Algeria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/bp-says-hundreds-oil-workers-evacuated-algeria <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Hundreds of workers from international oil companies have been evacuated from Algeria on Thursday and many more will follow, BP said on Friday following the al-Qaeda-linked attack on a major gas facility.</p> <p>"Three flights left Algeria yesterday, carrying a total of eleven BP employees alongside several hundred staff from other companies," BP said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/bp-says-hundreds-oil-workers-evacuated-algeria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP BP Business Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Economy of Alaska Labor Law Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:30:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736066 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Four of BP's 18 Algeria gas plant staff still missing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-four-bps-18-algeria-gas-plant-staff-still-missing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Estelle Shirbon</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - BP said on Saturday that 14 of its 18 employees at the In Amenas plant in Algeria were safe but the fate of the remaining four remained unknown as the hostage crisis there was drawing to a close.</p> <p>"While not confirmed, tragically we have grave fears that we are likely to have suffered one or more casualties," said Bob Dudley, chief executive of the oil and gas giant, during a conference call with reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-four-bps-18-algeria-gas-plant-staff-still-missing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bob Dudley BP Business Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Deepwater Horizon oil spill Disaster Labor Law Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:30:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736663 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-US judge okays BP plea, $4 bln penalty in Gulf oil spill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-us-judge-approves-bp-agreement-gulf-oil-spill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* BP still faces civil penalties and state claims</p> <p>* BP has 60 days to submit remedial plan to U.S. authorities</p> <p>* US banned BP from new drilling deals, old leases unaffected</p> <p>Jan 29 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge accepted an agreement by BP Plc to plead guilty for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-us-judge-approves-bp-agreement-gulf-oil-spill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP BP Plc Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Deepwater Horizon oil spill Disaster Petroleum Watercraft Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:15:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741169 at http://www.globalpost.com Goodyear says French plant with 1,100 staff set to close http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/goodyear-says-french-plant-1100-staff-set-close <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US tyre maker Goodyear said on Thursday that it was set to close a loss-making plant in Amiens, northern France, which employs 1,173 workers, following a long struggle with trades unions.</p> <p>"Closing the factory is the only option after five years of unsuccessful negotiations," said a French-language statement issued by Goodyear Dunlop Tires France, which employs about 3,200 employees in the country across four sites.</p> <p>It added that the plan had been presented to a management-employee committee and would be the basis of talks with workers' representatives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/goodyear-says-french-plant-1100-staff-set-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Labor Law Social Issues Transport AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:15:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741837 at http://www.globalpost.com Traders await BP results, Bank of England decision http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/traders-await-bp-results-bank-england-decision <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>London investors will next week focus on the latest results from blue-chip heavyweights including BP and GlaxoSmithKline, as well as the Bank of England's latest monetary policy meeting.</p> <p>London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies finished at 6,347.24 points on Friday, up almost 1 percent from a week earlier.</p> <p>On the corporate results front, British energy giant BP will publish annual results on Tuesday, as the group continues to grapple with fallout from the 2010 oil spill disaster. It agreed to a US payout of $4 billion on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/traders-await-bp-results-bank-england-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Disaster Economy of Alaska War AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:00:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743369 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Smaller BP's profits down as oil spill trial looms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-bp-q4-beats-forecast-oil-spill-trial-looms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Shares up 2 percent</p> <p>* CEO says reshaping impact will continue into 2013</p> <p>By Andrew Callus</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Shrinking British oil company BP Plc announced quarterly profit down a fifth from a year ago, after it sold assets in preparation for what could be its biggest oil spill payout when the case comes to trial later this month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-bp-q4-beats-forecast-oil-spill-trial-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP BP Plc Business Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Deepwater Horizon oil spill Disaster Economy of Alaska Economy of the United States Entertainment Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746103 at http://www.globalpost.com BP says 2012 net profits more than halve to $11.58 bn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bp-says-2012-net-profits-more-halve-1158-bn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BP said Tuesday that net profits slumped by more than half last year, hit by asset sales and after it agreed to pay billions of dollars to the US government to settle criminal charges over a 2010 oil spill.</p> <p>Earnings after taxation tumbled 54 percent to $11.582 billion (8.6 billion euros) in 2012, compared with $25.7 billion in 2011, the British energy giant said in a results statement.</p> <p>Replacement cost profit, which strips out fluctuations in the value of energy inventories, plunged by almost 50 percent to $11.993 billion last year from $23.900 last time around.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bp-says-2012-net-profits-more-halve-1158-bn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP BP Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Deepwater Horizon oil spill Disaster AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:30:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746119 at http://www.globalpost.com Upbeat results help British shares rebound from hefty falls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/upbeat-results-help-british-shares-rebound-hefty-falls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE index rises 0.6 percent after big one-day fall</p> <p>* ARM, BP rally after Q4 beats</p> <p>* BG falls following production warning</p> <p>By David Brett</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/united-kingdom">Britain</a>'s top share index rose early on Tuesday, recouping some ground after steep losses in the previous session as investors switched their focus to a generally solid set of company updates.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/upbeat-results-help-british-shares-rebound-hefty-falls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Economy of Alaska Entertainment Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 09:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746144 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares recover, boosted by ARM, BP http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/european-shares-recover-boosted-arm-bp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.4 percent</p> <p>* BP, ARM rise on Q4 profits beats</p> <p>* KPN slides after rights issue announcement</p> <p>By Tricia Wright</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Tuesday, recovering after the previous session's sharp sell-off as investors digested a raft of earnings reports, with ARM and BP both gaining strongly.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/european-shares-recover-boosted-arm-bp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP Business Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Economy of Alaska Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746171 at http://www.globalpost.com BP profits more than halve on US oil spill fallout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bp-profits-more-halve-us-oil-spill-fallout <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British energy giant BP said Tuesday that net profits slumped by more than half in 2012, as the group was rocked by fines and asset sales linked to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, ahead of a US trial later this month.</p> <p>Earnings after taxation tumbled 54 percent to $11.582 billion (8.6 billion euros) in 2012, compared with $25.7 billion in 2011, BP said in a results statement.</p> <p>Adjusted net profit, stripping out fluctuations in the value of inventories, plunged by almost 50 percent to $11.993 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bp-profits-more-halve-us-oil-spill-fallout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP BP Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Deepwater Horizon oil spill Disaster AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:30:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746195 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's FTSE rebounds, fuelled by upbeat earnings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/britains-ftse-rebounds-fuelled-upbeat-earnings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 up 0.7 percent</p> <p>* BP adds most points after beating expectations</p> <p>* Index bounces back after biggest fall for three months</p> <p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index rebounded on Tuesday from a steep fall in the previous session, as investors switched their focus from euro zone worries to a generally solid set of company updates.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/britains-ftse-rebounds-fuelled-upbeat-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Economy of the United Kingdom Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 12:30:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746306 at http://www.globalpost.com BP profits slide on US oil spill fallout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bp-profits-slide-us-oil-spill-fallout <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British energy giant BP on Tuesday said its net profits slumped by more than half last year on fines and asset sales linked to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, ahead of a US trial later this month.</p> <p>Earnings after tax tumbled 54 percent to $11.58 billion (8.6 billion euros) in 2012, compared with $25.7 billion in 2011, BP said in a results statement.</p> <p>Adjusted net profit, stripping out fluctuations in the value of inventories, plunged by almost 50 percent to $11.99 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bp-profits-slide-us-oil-spill-fallout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP BP Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Deepwater Horizon oil spill Disaster AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:30:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746580 at http://www.globalpost.com Upbeat earnings drive Britain's FTSE higher as euro zone worries recede http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/upbeat-earnings-drive-britains-ftse-higher-euro-zone-worries-re <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 rises 0.6 percent * Euro data suggests region may have turned a corner * BP and BG lead energy stocks higher * ARM boosted by results and retail data By Alistair Smout LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index rebounded on Tuesday from a steep fall in the previous session, with investors encouraged by forecast-beating earnings and improving economic data from the euro zone.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/upbeat-earnings-drive-britains-ftse-higher-euro-zone-worries-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BP Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Economy of the United Kingdom Entertainment Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:00:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746685 at http://www.globalpost.com