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1 hr ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Dabei werden sie auf wichtigen Messen fur Infor... )--McDermott International, Inc. announced today that the Company is scheduled to present at two upcoming investor conferences in S... )--Longtime fighter of predatory payday loans is one of seven new members to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board.

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Related Topix: American Water Works Company, Water Utilities, Invacare, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, McDermott International, Energy

5 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

US rig count up 18 to 1,914

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 1,914.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska oil tax cut repeal initiator files anti-corruption proposal

Targeting what he believes is corruption in the state Legislature, political activist Ray Metcalfe has filed an application with the Alaska Division of Elections to launch a new citizen initiative aimed at stopping lawmakers from voting on bills that help their donors, their employers and others.

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Related Topix: Alaska, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Soldotna, AK, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Juneau, AK, Nikiski, AK

Forbes.com

Central Asian Exploration on Firm Footing, Says Tethys Petroleum CFO

I am a UK-based financial writer and oil & gas sector analyst with over 15 years of experience in the financial and trade press.

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Related Topix: Energy, Chevron Corporation, China, World News

Turnto10.com

Providence Journal publisher announces retirement

The parent company of Gatehouse Media is buying the Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million.

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Related Topix: Amerada Hess, Belo, Publishing

Brandon Sun

Canadian Energy Services and Technology makes acquisition in Texas

Canadian Energy Services and Technology Corp. said Friday it has signed a deal to buy U.S. company Southwest Treating Products LLC. The provider of specialty chemicals for the oil and gas industry said the deal will speed the expansion of its operations in the west Texas Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford shale region in south Texas.

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Related Topix: China Education Alliance

SouthCoastToday.com

Brayton Point included in power plant sale

Power plants in Somerset and Dighton are being bought by a Houston-based energy generation company as part of a billion-dollar package deal.

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Related Topix: Dighton, MA, Dyn

People's Defender

County Highway Dept. awarded John Deere Gator

Posing next to the John Deere Gator donated to the Adams County Garage are, from left, Preston Banks of Glockner Oil Company; Lee Pertuset, Deputy Engineer of Adams County; Matt Walton of Chevron; Ricky Pucket of Glockner Oil Company; David Hook, Engineer of Adams County; Jamie McKever of Chevron; and Rick Pucket of Glockner Oil Company .

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Related Topix: Energy, Chevron Corporation

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Journal

Atlas Oil comes to Colorado, focused on refueling, crude by rail loading

Atlas Oil Co. , a Michigan-based fuel supply and delivery company, has opened up shop in Colorado to serve the state's booming oil and gas industry north of Denver.

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Related Topix: Taylor, MI

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Toronto-Dominion Bank . Bank. Down 44 cents, or 0.76 per cent, to $57.38 on 3.5 million shares.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Energy

Fire Dog Lake

Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

In little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the floodgates have opened for Gulf offshore hydraulic fracturing .

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Baker Hughes, Halliburton, Energy, Schlumberger

Business Journal

"Pink" oil and gas social platform for women prepares for launch

The oil and gas industry has always been a male-dominated sector, but a new for-profit, industry-backed social media platform is hoping to change that.

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Related Topix: Energy, Halliburton, BP plc

Switched

New Technology Could End The Debate Over Pipeline Safety

Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable.

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Related Topix: Enbridge, Energy

AmericanBankingNews.com

Vaalco Energy CFO Gregory R. Hullinger Sells 14,651 Shares

Vaalco Energy CFO Gregory R. Hullinger sold 14,651 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th.

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Related Topix: VAALCO Energy, Energy

The Wichita Eagle

Groups to discuss oil pipelines during bridge walk

Environmentalists will use the annual Mackinac Bridge walk to raise awareness about oil pipelines in the area and urge Gov. Rick Snyder to make sure they won't leak into the Great Lakes.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy

Fire Dog Lake

State Dept. Overseers of Contentious Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline...

The Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation and other green groups recently revealed that pipeline giant Enbridge got U.S. State Department permission in response to its request to construct a U.S.-Canada border-crossing tar sands pipeline without earning an obligatory Presidential Permit .

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Related Topix: The Federation, Alternative, Port Arthur, TX, Energy, TransCanada, Natural Gas

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Explosion at BP refinery, no injuries reported

An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Whiting, IN, Fire, Social Software

News9 Oklahoma City

Judge To Rule On Whether Chesapeake Stands Trial

A northern Michigan judge says she'll issue a ruling later on whether Chesapeake Energy should stand trial on racketeering charges that accuse it of leasing land to thwart competitors and then canceling the deals when the competition ended.

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Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Energy, Oklahoma City, OK

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Shell sells some Nigerian onshore oil fields

Royal Dutch Shell said it had reached deals on some of the four Nigerian oil fields it has offered for sale as the oil major pushes ahead with divesting global assets to cut costs.

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Related Topix: Energy, Chevron Corporation

TheStreet.com

ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

That's why it surprised me to learn that perhaps the smartest investor of all time, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Buffett is the quintessential buy-and-hold investor who once quipped, "Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

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