* Decommission costs to rise significantly from less than $800 mln per year
BAGHDAD, Oct 25 Iraq told a top OPEC official on Tuesday of its hope that the group could reach a deal to lift oil prices while preserving its own output level, a spokesman of the oil ministry said.
Oct 25 Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Inc reported a much smaller-than-expected quarterly loss as the company's aggressive cost-cutting measures paid off.
Oct 25 Hedge fund manager D.E. Shaw and Co made a non-binding proposal to replace SunEdison Inc as the operating sponsor of the bankrupt solar company's yieldco Terraform Power Inc, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday.
Oct 25 Valero Energy Corp, the largest independent U.S. refiner, reported a 55.5 percent plunge in quarterly profit as margins were squeezed by high gasoline inventories and costs jumped for meeting renewable fuel standards.
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OSLO, Oct 25 Norway is working to fix a "small" leak at a nuclear research reactor in the southern town of Halden, though it expects no environmental damage outside the facility, the Norway's Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW, Oct 25 Venezuelan Oil Minister Eulogio Del Pino and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak have discussed coordinating action on the global oil markets, Russia's Energy Ministry said in a statement.
Oct 25 Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss due to impairment charges.
CAIRO, Oct 25 Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said on Tuesday there was no confirmation yet on whether Saudi petroleum supplies to Egypt would resume in November after being suspended this month.