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28 min ago | Business Journal

Valero signs major commitment on $400 million pipeline

File photo of Valero Energy Corp.'s Memphis refinery. The company has signed a major commitment with Plains All American to access the company's new 440-mile pipeline from Cushing, Okla., to Memphis.


Related Topix: Plains All Amern Pipeline L, Energy, Cushing, OK

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Israel Nears Gas Sales to Egypt as Mideast Unrest Flares: Energy

In the midst of some of the worst Middle East tensions in a decade, one-time enemies Egypt and Israel are negotiating deals that may mean the sale of $60 billion in Israeli natural gas to liquefaction plants in Egypt.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Muslim Brotherhood, Noble Energy, Energy, Palestinian Territories

7 hrs ago |

Stockwell Day joins company planning to build B.C. bitumen refinery

Stockwell Day has joined the leadership team of a Vancouver company that's planning to build a $10-billion bitumen refinery on the West Coast.


Related Topix: Enbridge, Energy

12 hrs ago | The Compass

Enhanced oil recovery lab a draw for researchers

Dr. Lesley James, assistant professor, faculty of engineering and applied science and Chevron Chair in petroleum engineering, stands in the new Hibernia Enhanced Oil Recovery laboratory at MUN Wednesday.


Related Topix: Energy, Chevron Corporation, Home Gardening, Home

16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Why Chinese Smartphone Makers Are Going Global

Chinese smartphone makers are increasing their presence in the global market. This year, we've already seen Lenovo Group and Huawei Technologies gain global market share, posing a threat to market leader Samsung Electronics Coolpad , a smartphone maker based in Shenzhen, plans to spend millions of dollars this year to promote its brand in Southeast ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Lenovo, Huawei Technologies, Energy, Samsung, Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Man arrested after weeklong robbery spree

A Calgary man has been charged with multiple counts of robbery after a weeklong crime spree spanning gas stations, liquor stores, a bank and a pharmacy.


Related Topix: Canada, PetroCanada, Energy

Business Journal

London-based Spencer Ogden recruiting firm expands to Lake Mary

Spencer Ogden, an international energy recruitment firm, announced Aug. 20 a major expansion of its U.S. operations, including a new office in Central Florida.


Related Topix: Florida

Sydney Morning Herald

need2know: Fed bolsters outlook

Local shares are poised to open higher after the US central bank suggested it remains in no rush to increase interest rates until a more enduring jobs recovery takes hold.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Oil Search, Energy, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Rapid City teacher accused of having child porn

A teacher at Saint Thomas More Middle School has been arrested and charged with eight counts of possession of child pornography.


Related Topix: Rapid City, SD, Black Hills, Energy

Seeking Alpha

Alerian MLP Etf Finally Admits Its 8% Expense Ratio

Unfortunately, the SEC has not followed the example of the Surgeon General and does not require such warning labels on ETFs and mutual funds.


Related Topix: Energy, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Kinder Morgan

Sunday Herald

Cairn Energy to axe jobs in restructuring

CAIRN Energy has announced plans to shed jobs in Edinburgh as the company refocuses but chief executive Simon Thomson said it is in good shape.


Related Topix: Energy, Cairn Energy

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Woodside posts jump in profit to $US1.1b

Woodside Petroleum has increased half-year net profit by 27 per cent and says it is confident about gas demand despite a large number of new projects coming online.


Related Topix: Energy, Woodside Petroleum

The Rio Times

The British Consulate Seminar for Rio Oil & Gas 2014

British oil and gas companies looking for overseas expansion will have the opportunity to glean valuable market insights within Brazil as the British Consulate in Rio de Janeiro welcomes their arrival with a series of seminars, testimonials and presentations at this year's Rio Oil & Gas 2014 Expo and Conference on September 15th-18th.


Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

Connecticut Post

First Reserve's American Energy sinks $2.5 billion into Texas oil fields

A Greenwich private equity firm is expanding its presence in the energy sector after agreeing to buy 63,000 acres in the southern Permian Basin in Texas for $2.5 billion.


Related Topix: Texas, Chesapeake Energy, Energy

Pa. fines gas driller for losing control of well

State environmental regulators have fined a gas drilling company for allowing natural gas to escape a well in northeastern Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Cabot Oil and Gas, Energy, Susquehanna County, PA

Business Journal

City of Arlington, Chesapeake reach settlement on gas royalties

The city of Arlington has reached a proposed settlement with Chesapeake Energy in a lawsuit it filed over gas royalties.


Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Energy

Key hearing starts for Chesapeake's criminal case

A key court hearing has begun in a criminal case against Chesapeake Energy, which Michigan accuses of leasing land to thwart competitors and then canceling the deals when the competition ended.


Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Energy


UPDATE 1-Canada's Couche-Tard makes short-list in $16bln Sinopec unit sale -sources

Canadian retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd are among suitors short-listed to buy a $16 billion minority stake in China's Sinopec Sales, the world's largest fuel retail network, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.


Related Topix: Alimentation CoucheTard, Retail, Real Estate, Equity Inns, China Petroleum and Chemical, Energy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Oil Search to quadruple production in 2015

OIL Search increased first half net profit by 34 per cent and has forecast higher production and sales for the remainder of the year.


Related Topix: Energy, Oil Search, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News


Apache: Striking Oil From Australia to Texas

Apache has just announced an important oil discovery off the coast of Western Australia, but the independent exploration and production firm's real value is closer to home, in its North American operations.


Related Topix: Apache Software Foundation, Apache


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