An executive says oil companies lack necessary data to successfully drill for shale gas outside the US.
Exxon may be out front, but Chevron and Shell are close behind.
The US and the UK are reportedly teaming up in an effort to ease prices at the pump.
The CEO is a company vet who's steeped in oil but sees natural gas playing a major role in the future.
It's budgeting $150 billion for exploration over the next five years. That's a really smart move.
They should also remain resilient against risk.
The Iraqi government is unhappy with the independent deal Exxon struck with Kurdistan to explore for oil.
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