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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest, (NYSE: BP)

The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: * Goldman Sachs-owned miner Colombian National Resources has halted coal exports from the Andean nation because it cannot comply with a new environmental law governing port operations, a company source said on Thursday.* A 70,000 barrel per day crude distillation unit was not shut on Wednesday at BP Plc.'s 405,000 bpd Whiting, Indiana, refinery contrary to a report by an energy industry intelligence service, sources familiar with operations at the refinery said on Thursday.

BP p.l.c. (BP), is an integrated oil and gas company. Shares of BP traded higher by 0.25% or $0.12/share to $48.85. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $39.99 and as high as $49.19. On average, 5489330 shares of BP exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 7556830.