Category: producers

Alec Baldwin Files Arbitration Claim Against ‘Rust’ Producers

By Anousha Sakoui From Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—Alec Baldwin has filed an arbitration claim against the producers of the movie “Rust” in a bid to shield himself from liability and cover his legal fees after the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the western last year. In the arbitration demand filed…


Drug, Feed Ingredient Shortages Hit US Livestock Producers

CHICAGO—Michigan dairy farmer Doug Chapin has been unable to buy bottles of veterinary penicillin for his cows for more than a month. In Minnesota, pig farmer Randy Spronk reformulated feed rations due to a shortage of the widely used ingredient lysine, an amino acid that helps livestock grow. Supply-chain disruptions are hitting America’s meat producers…


Third-Quarter Profits to Sparkle for Shale Producers Without Hedges

With oil and gas prices at multi-year highs, U.S. shale producers are poised to deliver the strongest earnings since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, so long as they didn’t lock in sales tied to much lower prices. Sky-high oil and gas prices will fill energy companies’ bottom line, rewarding investors who hung on through…


Oil Jumps 2 Percent, Hits Highest in Year as Producers Limit Supply

NEW YORK—Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Tuesday, reaching their highest in 12 months after major producers showed they were reining in output roughly in line with their commitments. The U.S. and global benchmarks rallied as optimism about more U.S. economic stimulus added to market bullishness from supply cuts. Brent crude was up…