U.S. Democrats Urge Antitrust Regulator to Probe Oil, Gas Mergers

Nearly 50 Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday urged the Federal Trade Commission to probe oil and gas company deals and expand current investigations to protect consumers and industry competition. The industry went on a $250 billion buying spree in 2023, taking advantage of companies’ high stock prices to secure lower-cost reserves. Exxon Mobil Chevron Corp, … Read more