• Obama: Time for talk is over on healthcare bill

    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama declared on Wednesday the time for talk is over and urged the U.S. Congress to vote on healthcare as his health secretary directly challenged insurers to forgo profits to make coverage more affordable.
  • Obama: Time for talk is over on healthcare bill

    President Barack Obama declared on Wednesday the time for talk is over and urged the U.S. Congress to vote on healthcare.
  • Sebelius piles pressure on insurers

    Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ratcheted up the pressure on health insurance companies on Wednesday, urging them to forgo short-term profits to make coverage more affordable and to stop fighting the Obama administration's reform effort.
  • Obama backs bipartisan crackdown on healthcare cheats

    President Barack Obama, making a final push for healthcare reform, will back bipartisan plans to stamp out waste in government-run medical programs for the old and needy, the White House said on Tuesday.
  • Valero delays La. crude unit, coker expansion

    Valero Energy Corporation said on Monday that the expansion of crude and coker units at its 250,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) St. Charles, Louisiana, refinery have been delayed to 2012.
  • The Energy Report for Monday, 21/09/2009

    Oil prices are heading lower ahead of a big week in global economic matters. Not only will the G-20 meet in Pittsburg to try to assess what went wrong with the global economy and try to fix it, but also the Fed meets to decide whether or not it's time to remove some of the props that have been lifting the global markets. And the question for oil traders is whether or not the dollar can find love and happiness in a world gone mad.
  • Valero says Port Arthur FCC back at planned rates

    Valero Energy Corp said Monday a gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit at its 287,000 barrel-per-day Port Arthur, Texas refinery was back at planned rates following a Friday malfunction.