Motley Fool: These 2 Energy Giants Are Teaming Up to Make a $15 Billion Bet on Plastics

Oil behemoth Chevron (NYSE:CVX) and refining giant Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) have been working together in the petrochemicals industry for nearly two decades through their 50-50 joint venture CPChem. They’ve built one of the world’s largest petrochemical manufacturing companies, which operates…

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Motley Fool: U.S. Oil Demand Was Scorching Hot Last Year — but Gas-Guzzling SUVs Aren’t to Blame

The U.S. economy burned through an average of 20.46 million barrels of crude oil and related liquids each day last year, according to BP‘s (NYSE:BP) latest annual Statistical Review of World Energy. That was about 500,000 barrels per day (BPD),…

Motley Fool: 3 Top Oil Stocks to Buy With Your Tax Refund

Tax day has come and gone. And while millions of Americans have had to deal with writing an unexpected check to Uncle Sam this year, plenty of people are looking forward to getting money back. The majority of tax refund-receivers…

Motley Fool: Chevron's Shale Drilling Keeps Driving Its Bottom Line

Typically, keeping track of all the major capital projects an integrated oil and gas company has going all at once is close to impossible. That has been less and less the case at Chevron (NYSE:CVX), as its development portfolio has…

Motley Fool: Stock Market Power Rankings: Apple Jacks

Each week, I’m ranking the biggest companies that trade on U.S. exchanges based on their size (market capitalization), momentum (total return over the past year), and recent news. Before we get to the rankings, a quick word on a major player.…