The exploration projects will be put on hold until more information on the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing becomes available.
The company is taking its shale exploration expertise abroad and hopes to leverage growing gas demand from Asia.
Women still make up only one-fifth of senior management, but these bosses exemplify their strong leadership.
Unlike some of the other majors, the company sees a big boost in first-quarter production.
The world's most valuable company may sell enough tablets to stretch from coast to coast 2.5 times. And that's just one of many staggering numbers.
Stocks edge higher despite Spain's credit downgrade and slower-than-expected growth in US GDP.
But the company still hopes to use its drilling technology in international markets where gas prices are higher.
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