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2 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has been given the go-ahead to resume work at part of an oilsands project in eastern Alberta where a bitumen-water mixture was found oozing to the surface last year. But CNRL will be using a different extraction technique at Area 1 of its Primrose East oilsands site: low-pressure steamflood rather than high-pressure cyclic steam stimulation.
6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
B2Gold Corp. . Miner. Down seven cents, or 2.99 per cent, to $2.27 on 7.4 million shares.
10 hrs ago | CFRA
An Alberta woman has lost her appeal to sue the province's energy regulator over hydraulic fracturing on her property. Jessica Ernst launched a $33-million lawsuit against the Alberta government, the province's energy regulator and energy company Encana .
13 hrs ago | Business Journal
EQT Midstream Partners LP will be added to the Alerian Energy Infrastructure Index Friday after market close, replacing Genesis Energy Partners LP. The 30 constituents of the index, which is a composite of North American energy infrastructure companies, will be rebalanced in accordance with the existing index methodology, Dallas-based Alerian said.
17 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com
After the booming success of the Fayetteville Shale Play, it was easy to get excited about the prospect of exploiting another geological formation deep under Arkansas soil.
Job opportunities are available if you want to work to protect the Louisiana coastal wetlands. Erosion is eating away at the coast, and though billions of dollars are being spent to restore it, there are more jobs than qualified workers to fill the positions.
The Henry Gas Processing Plant, a refinery and storage facility operated by Chevron Corp. subsidiary Sabine Pipe Line LLC, stands in Erath, Louisiana, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. Natural gas futures fell to an 11-month low after an Energy Department report today showed that U.S. stockpiles rose more than forecast last week.
Authorities say that Chevron is still releasing natural gas from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker. Col. Mike Edmonson, the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, said Sunday his agency and the U.S. Coast Guard intend to send a joint team to the platform Monday to start an investigation.
One person is dead and two others suffered minor injuries after a natural gas pipeline accident off the Louisiana coast. A Chevron spokesman said a contractor was killed in the accident that took place Saturday morning.
Unsatisfied with a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, the United States and the European Union levied new sanctions Friday against major Russian banks and defense companies, as well as penalties aimed at curtailing Russia's ability to develop oil and gas projects. But the restrictions on Russia's energy sector were carefully crafted to avoid impacting the country's current production of oil and gas, a move that would raise global energy prices at time of weak economic growth.
According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home. The NFL was already under heavy criticism this week for the way it handled of a domestic violence case involving a prominent player.
Chevron spokesman Gareth Johnstone says in an email that the contractor was among four maintenance workers on the platform about 11:10 a.m. Saturday. He says two others were taken to a hospital for what are expected to be minor injuries.
Maker of land oil and gas drilling equipment branching into new market amid questions over whether it can deliver on time and within budget Honghua Group, one of the world's largest land-based oil and gas drilling rig makers and the mainland's largest exporter of such rigs, has seen the market bust and boom since listing in Hong Kong in 2008. From a net profit of 512 million yuan in 2008, Honghua, which is based in Sichuan province, plunged into losses in 2009 and 2010 before recovering in the past two years.
As the floodwaters washed through the riverbeds and outlying fields of Weld County last fall, oil and gas spills were among the least of the energy industry's worries. What would come after the two-week soak - extensive repairs and recovery and a host of public scrutiny - would continue for the next year as a result of four days of flooding on the Poudre, St. Vrain and South Platte rivers that drenched much of Weld County last September.
US stocks dropped Friday as the West slapped new sanctions on Russia and traders saw a higher chance the Federal Reserve next week will accelerate its timeline to raise interest rates. The broad-based S&P 500 fell 11.91 to 1,985.54, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 24.21 at 4,567.60.
Halton police have arrested a local man after an alleged robbery at a Petro Canada gas station in Oakville overnight Wednesday. The male entered the gas station, near Third Line and Speers Road, telling the attendant he had a gun, police said.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:37 pm
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