MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices end week higher in mixed trading

Light, sweet crude oil prices rose modestly on the New York market Sept. 30 while Brent crude oil for November delivery dropped. The Brent contract for December delivery rose to settle above $50/bbl in mixed trading to end a volatile week. Source: News

More discussion of energy needed in 2016 elections, API's Gerard says

American Petroleum Institute Pres. Jack N. Gerard expressed hope that more US political candidates-from Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump on down-would mention energy more prominently in their 2016 election campaigns because it has contributed so much to the US economic recovery since the end of 2008. Source: News

Southern Corridor gas pipelineis on schedule, BP official says

The Southern Corridor natural gas pipeline system, which aims to transport gas 2,175 miles from the Caspian Sea to southern Europe, is on schedule and expected to come in under budget, a BP PLC official told an Atlantic Council forum on Sept. 21. Source: News

Weak on energy

For a debate addressing security, prosperity, and “America’s direction,” the Sept. 26 contest between major-party presidential candidates made strikingly little time for energy. Source: News

Differing orientations

Work in the upstream oil and gas industry has more in common with modern politics than might initially seem to be the case. Source: News