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Liz Hampton

UPDATE 1-Rice brothers want to replace EQT board, CEO

05 Feb 2019

HOUSTON, Feb 5 Two of the founders of Rice Energy, which EQT Corp bought in 2017, are pushing for a change in the company's strategy and replacement of its board due to its ongoing underperformance.

Rice founders rebuke gas producer EQT, pressing case for new board, CEO

05 Feb 2019

HOUSTON, Feb 5 The founders of Rice Energy on Tuesday outlined a plan to turn around EQT Corporation, rebuking its performance a year and a half after the two companies merged and proposing it replace its chief executive officer and board.

Activist threatens Halcon Resources with proxy fight unless board changes

04 Feb 2019

HOUSTON Activist investor Fir Tree Partners on Monday called on oil producer Halcon Resources Corp to appoint two independent directors to its board, threatening a proxy fight at the next shareholder meeting if it fails to do so or fails to put itself up for sale.

Activist threatens Halcon Resources with proxy fight unless board changes

04 Feb 2019

HOUSTON, Feb 4 Activist investor Fir Tree Partners on Monday called on oil producer Halcon Resources Corp to appoint two independent directors to its board, threatening a proxy fight at the next shareholder meeting if it fails to do so or fails to put itself up for sale.

Shares of Weatherford jump as Wall Street shrugs off earnings miss

01 Feb 2019

Shares of oilfield services provider Weatherford International Plc rose on Friday despite an earnings miss, as Wall Street focused on free cash flow generation and improved earnings.

RPT-FOCUS-Some US metals importers resigned to higher prices as Trump's tariffs bite

01 Feb 2019

HOUSTON, Feb 1U.S. metals importers that applied last year for exemptions from tariffs on steel and aluminum are losing hope the Commerce Department will approve their petitions, as the recent government shutdown added to a wait that for some has stretched to eight months without a ruling.

Some U.S. metals importers resigned to higher prices as Trump's tariffs bite

01 Feb 2019

HOUSTONU.S. metals importers that applied last year for exemptions from tariffs on steel and aluminum are losing hope the Commerce Department will approve their petitions, as the recent government shutdown added to a wait that for some has stretched to eight months without a ruling.

GE's Baker Hughes upbeat on 2019 as LNG demand grows

31 Jan 2019

Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oilfield services arm, gave an upbeat outlook for the year on Thursday as its quarterly orders rose and sanctions of liquefied natural gas projects accelerated.

EOG Resources sees fourth quarter profit boost from oil and gas hedging

28 Jan 2019

HOUSTON EOG Resources on Monday said it anticipates a $132.1 million non-cash gain from oil and gas hedging contracts in the fourth quarter, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Activist group challenges Colorado mineral rights law

23 Jan 2019

HOUSTON A Colorado activist group this week filed a lawsuit challenging a state law that allows oil and gas companies to drill a property owner’s minerals without consent of the owner.

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