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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

Reuters

Repsol talks to buy Talisman assets stall: WSJ

Spanish energy company Repsol SA's talks to buy oil and gas assets belonging to Canadian producer Talisman Energy Inc have stalled, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing several people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Energy

KUT-FM Austin

Lawmakers Hear Proposals for Confronting Man-Made Quakes

After a surge in earthquakes across Texas over the last several years, state regulators are considering their options.

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Related Topix: Texas

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vancouver Sun

CEO Watson grows a golden stream at Sandstorm Gold

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Nokia, Navteq, Wireless, Telecom, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, Mining, Goldcorp

Business Journal

Consol's MLP spinoff has a name: Cone Midstream Partners

Southpointe-based Consol said late Monday it and joint venture partner Noble Energy had filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the next step in its plan for an initial public offering of stock in what will be known as Cone Midstream Partners.

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Related Topix: Mining, Consol Energy, Noble Energy, Energy, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Reuters

Exxon Mobil unit to pay $1.4 million penalty for Louisiana oil spill

An Exxon Mobil Corp unit has agreed to pay $1.4 million to resolve U.S. government claims over a 2012 crude oil spill in Louisiana, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Exxon Mobil, Energy

Business Journal

Occidental building 600-employee office to serve West Texas' Permian Basin

Occidental Petroleum Corp. broke ground Tuesday on a new 600-employee office complex in Midland that will serve as the center of the company's oil-and-gas operations in the Permian Basin in West Texas.

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Related Topix: West, TX, Occidental Petroleum, Energy, Rick Perry, US Governors

CBS Local

Perry Reveals Details On His Stylish New Specs

While attending the groundbreaking of an Occidental Petroleum complex in Midland on Tuesday, the governor showed The Associated Press his glasses.

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Related Topix: Occidental Petroleum, Energy

TheStreet.com

Devon Energy Sees Higher Oil Production, Lower Debt

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Related Topix: Energy, Devon Energy, Mozilla, TheStreet, Financial Markets

AkiPress

15:24 Construction of natural gas processing plant to become...

Construction of a plant for natural gas processing and gasoline production in Akhal province will become an important step for Turkmenistan's oil and gas industry development, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said at a meeting with representatives of large foreign companies, the press service of the President said.

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Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Chevron Corp has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private-equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

BP to sell San Juan Basin oil and gas assets in New Mexico

International energy giant BP plc is selling its holdings on the southern edge of the San Juan Basin in New Mexico - but the company's assets in Colorado are not part of the offering, according to a company spokesman.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Energy, San Juan Basin Royalty Trust, Farmington, NM

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