Rockefeller family http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25409/all en U.S. Sen. Rockefeller to announce retirement-Senate source http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/us-sen-rockefeller-announce-retirement-senate-source <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>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia will announce later on Friday that he will not seek a sixth term in the Senate in 2014, according to a Senate Democratic source.</p> <p>Rockefeller, 75, is chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. He is scheduled to make an announcement at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT) in Charleston, West Virginia, about his future plans, according to his office.</p> Jay Rockefeller Rockefeller family Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:15:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733187 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-US Senator Rockefeller announces retirement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/corrected-update-2-us-senator-rockefeller-announces-retirement <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>(Corrects election to 2012 from 2010 in 2nd paragraph)</p> <p>* Democratic senator faced potentially tough campaign</p> <p>* West Virginia voters leaning more Republican</p> <p>By Richard Cowan</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller announced on Friday that he will not seek a sixth term in 2014 to represent his home state of West Virginia, which has been trending more Republican in recent years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/corrected-update-2-us-senator-rockefeller-announces-retirement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Jay Rockefeller Labor Politics of the United States Rockefeller family Social Issues West Virginia Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:45:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733205 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: ExxonMobil profits rise on refining, chemicals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/corrected-exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals <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 oil giant ExxonMobil Friday reported higher fourth-quarter profits on better results in its refining and chemical divisions, which offset a drop in its exploration and production results.</p> <p>ExxonMobil, the US's largest oil company, said net income for the fourth quarter came in at a $9.95 billion, up 6 percent from the year-earlier period of $9.4 billion.</p> <p>The results overcame a five percent decline in ExxonMobil's oil-equivalent production compared with the year-earlier period.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/corrected-exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Rockefeller family AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:15:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743043 at http://www.globalpost.com ExxonMobil profits rise on refining, chemicals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals <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 oil giant ExxonMobil Friday reported higher fourth-quarter profits on better results in its refining and chemical divisions, which offset a drop in oil and gas production.</p> <p>The US's largest oil company said net income for the fourth quarter came in at a $9.95 billion, up 6 percent from the year-earlier period of $9.4 billion.</p> <p>The results overcame a five percent decline in Exxon's oil-equivalent production compared with the year-earlier period.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Exxon ExxonMobil Rockefeller family AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:45:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743078 at http://www.globalpost.com ExxonMobil profits rise on refining, chemicals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals-0 <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 oil giant ExxonMobil Friday reported higher fourth-quarter profits on better results in its refining and chemical divisions, which offset a drop in oil and gas production.</p> <p>The US's largest oil company said net income for the fourth quarter came in at a $9.95 billion, up 6 percent from the year-earlier period of $9.4 billion.</p> <p>Exxon's annual 2012 profit came in at $44.9 billion, up 9.3 percent from last year, and the company's highest profit since 2008. </p> <p>But the results underscored anew the challenge the oil giant faces growing its oil output. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Exxon ExxonMobil Rockefeller family USD AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:45:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743331 at http://www.globalpost.com ExxonMobil profits rise on refining, chemicals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals-1 <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 oil giant ExxonMobil Friday reported higher fourth-quarter profits on better results in its refining and chemical divisions, which offset a drop in its exploration and production results.</p> <p>ExxonMobil, the US's largest oil company, said net income for the fourth quarter came in at a $9.95 billion, up 6 percent from the year-earlier period of $9.4 billion.</p> <p>The results overcame a five percent decline in ExxonMobil's oil-equivalent production compared with the year-earlier period.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/exxonmobil-profits-rise-refining-chemicals-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Rockefeller family AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 03:30:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743786 at http://www.globalpost.com ExxonMobil to boost capital spending, output http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/exxonmobil-boost-capital-spending-output <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 oil giant ExxonMobil Wednesday outlined a massive capital spending program that it projected would lead to annual output increases of two to three percent between 2013 and 2017.</p> <p>Exxon, delivering its annual analyst presentation at the New York Stock Exchange, said it would spend an average $38 billion per year over the five-year period, up from the $37 billion forecast at last year's meeting.</p> <p>Exxon projected the capital plan would boost its output from 4.2 million barrels a day of oil-equivalent in 2012 to 4.8 million barrels a day in 2017. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/exxonmobil-boost-capital-spending-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Exxon ExxonMobil Rockefeller family AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:46:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775030 at http://www.globalpost.com ExxonMobil to spend more to reverse output decline http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/exxonmobil-spend-more-reverse-output-decline <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 oil giant ExxonMobil Wednesday outlined a massive capital spending program to boost production growth over the next five years in a bid to reverse recent output declines.</p> <p>Exxon, delivering its annual analyst presentation at the New York Stock Exchange, said it would spend an average $38 billion per year in the 2013-2017 period, up $1 billion from the prior year's forecast.</p> <p>Exxon ended 2012 with oil and gas output of 4.24 million barrels a day, down 5.9 percent from 2011 and nearly double the decline Exxon had projected a year ago. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/exxonmobil-spend-more-reverse-output-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of the United States Entertainment Exxon ExxonMobil ExxonMobil Politics Rockefeller family Technology AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 18:31:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775304 at http://www.globalpost.com Rockefeller among US students in vandalism case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/rockefeller-among-us-students-vandalism-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> A relative of the late Nelson A. Rockefeller and five other Boston College seniors have denied vandalizing an apartment and causing about $25,000 in damage, including creating a natural gas leak by pulling out a clothes dryer line.</p><P>Prosecutors say the students were arraigned Wednesday on charges of breaking and entering and willful and malicious destruction of property in the March 16 incident.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/rockefeller-among-us-students-vandalism-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nelson A. Rockefeller Rockefeller Center Rockefeller family Asianet Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:20:05 +0000 Asianet 5814249 at http://www.globalpost.com ExxonMobil profits inch higher despite lower revenues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/exxonmobil-profits-inch-higher-despite-lower-revenues <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 oil giant ExxonMobil Thursday reported slightly higher earnings even as it reported lower revenues and continued to struggle with lower oil and gas output.</p> <p>Exxon, which recently overtook Apple as the biggest US company by market capitalization, reported $9.50 billion in profits, up from $9.45 billion in the year-ago period. Revenues fell 12.3 percent to $108.8 billion.</p> <p>Earnings per share rose from $2.00 to $2.12, boosted by some $5.6 billion in share repurchases implemented during the quarter and accounting for 63 million shares.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/exxonmobil-profits-inch-higher-despite-lower-revenues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Rockefeller family AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:01:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5825024 at http://www.globalpost.com Exxon earnings rise on chemicals and lower taxes despite drop in production, revenue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/exxon-earnings-rise-chemicals-and-lower-taxes-despite-drop-p <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Growing is hard for a company as big as Exxon.</p> <p>Exxon Mobil Corp. managed to increase earnings slightly in the first quarter thanks to surging profits from its chemical business and lower taxes.</p> <p>But Exxon's makes the bulk of its profit by producing oil and natural gas. And that business slumped — again — in the first three months of the year as production and revenue declined. It was the seventh straight quarter in which production declined compared with the year earlier.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/exxon-earnings-rise-chemicals-and-lower-taxes-despite-drop-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Exxon Mobil Corp Rockefeller family The Canadian Press Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:51:07 +0000 The Canadian Press 5827689 at http://www.globalpost.com Chevron revenue, profit slips on flat production and lower oil prices http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/chevron-revenue-profit-slips-flat-production-and-lower-oil-p <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Chevron Corp.'s net income fell 4.5 per cent in the first quarter as oil prices fell and refinery output declined.</p> <p>Chevron, the second largest U.S. oil company, has delivered better profit margins than the other energy majors in recent years because a big part of its production mix is oil, which has been fetching high prices. Rivals, like Exxon Mobil, produce more natural gas in the U.S, where gas prices have been low.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/chevron-revenue-profit-slips-flat-production-and-lower-oil-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chevron Chevron Corporation Economy of the United States Rockefeller family The Canadian Press Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:51:47 +0000 The Canadian Press 5827696 at http://www.globalpost.com Wal-Mart regains No. 1 spot on Fortune 500 list of biggest companies, Exxon drops to No. 2 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130506/wal-mart-regains-no-1-spot-fortune-500-list-biggest-companie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. once again leads Fortune's list of the 500 biggest U.S. companies by revenue, as the world's biggest retailer succeeded in posting strong growth despite a challenging economy for its shoppers.</p> <p>The Bentonville, Ark., company's revenue grew nearly 6 per cent in 2012 to $469.2 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130506/wal-mart-regains-no-1-spot-fortune-500-list-biggest-companie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Human Interest Rockefeller family The Canadian Press Tue, 07 May 2013 00:00:27 +0000 The Canadian Press 5832159 at http://www.globalpost.com Chevron, Exxon investors sustain calls for fracking disclosure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/chevron-exxon-investors-sustain-calls-fracking-disclosure <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>SAN RAMON, Calif./DALLAS (Reuters) - About 30 percent of shareholders of both Exxon Mobil Corp &lt;XOM.N&gt; and Chevron Corp &lt;CVX.N&gt; on Wednesday backed calls for more disclosure surrounding their use of hydraulic fracturing, the top two U.S. oil companies said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/chevron-exxon-investors-sustain-calls-fracking-disclosure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Chevron Corporation Economy of the United States Exxon Mobil Corp Labor Law Rockefeller family Thomson Reuters Wed, 29 May 2013 21:51:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5848328 at http://www.globalpost.com Federal violence-in-entertainment study sails to the Senate floor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130730/federal-violence-entertainment-study-sails-the-senate-floor <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 Ira Teinowitz</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Legislation calling for a federal study of violence in videogames, TV and movies sailed through a congressional committee on Tuesday - with the support of film and television trade groups - that's part of a wider look at possible causes of gun deaths in the U.S.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130730/federal-violence-entertainment-study-sails-the-senate-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rockefeller family Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 31 Jul 2013 01:34:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5898326 at http://www.globalpost.com