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29 min ago | Donside Today

Prime minister questioned by local MP

Sir Robert Smith MP last week called on the Prime Minister to reconfirm the Government's commitment to the North Sea oil and gas industry.

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4 hrs ago | JD Supra

This is Why You Need a Will

Its easy to find precedent that supports your side. But your case will not be exactly like that case.

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Related Topix: EOG Resources, Energy

8 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

TSX advances as BCE takes Bell Aliant private, Repsol mulls Talisman bid

A multibillion-dollar deal in the telecom sector and a potential purchase in the Canadian oilpatch helped push the Toronto stock market higher Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Telecom, Aliant, Bell Mobility, Wireless, North America, Canada, World News, Talisman Energy, Energy

12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

TransCanada: Northern Courier oilsands pipeline gets green light from regulator

TransCanada Corp. says its $800-million Northern Courier pipeline proposal has been given the green light by the Alberta Energy Regulator.

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Related Topix: Energy, TransCanada, Natural Gas

12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Talisman confirms discussions with Repsol on "various transactions"

Talisman Energy Inc. says it's been approached by Spanish energy company Repsol SA regarding a possible deal, but there's no guarantee any transaction will be done.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Energy

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Apache faces more investor activism

Houston-based Apache Corp. faces a new wave of investor activism with a New York investment firm announcing it has acquired a $1 billion stake in the energy exploration and production giant.

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Related Topix: Apache, Apache Software Foundation

20 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Board to consider wetlands license for Cove Point

The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider a wetlands license for Dominion Resources, as it works toward building a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Dime Community Bancshares, Dominion East Ohio, Dominion Corp, Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust, Energy, Calvert County, MD, Patuxent River, MD

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Black colleges face hard choices on $25M Koch gift

In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla.

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Related Topix: African-American, Orlando, FL, Koch Industries, Energy, Life, Charity

Cybercast News Service

GateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journal

The parent company of Gatehouse Media has announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million in cash.

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Related Topix: AH Belo, Belo, Publishing, Amerada Hess

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Brandon Sun

AER says more spill safeguards needed before Primrose returns to normal

The Alberta Energy Regulator says Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.'s Primrose oilsands project in northeastern Alberta won't be returning to normal full operations any time soon.

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Related Topix: Energy, Canadian Natural Resources

Brandon Sun

Shares in Encana spinoff PrairieSky rise on first financial results

Shares in Encana Corp. spinoff PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. rose by as much as 3.4 per cent on Tuesday following the release of its first financial report, which included a profit of nearly $24 million.

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Related Topix: Energy, EnCana

Business Journal

Stark State's oil and gas job-training center on track for January launch

Stark State College, a community college in North Canton that has embraced training workers for the nearby Utica shale, is requesting $2.6 million in state funding from the Controlling Board at its next meeting Monday.

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Related Topix: North Canton, OH, Chesapeake Energy, Energy, Stark County, OH

Reuters

Libya oil output slips, fresh fighting in Tripoli

Libyan oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in the revenue flow for the government facing increased fighting around the airport in the capital and in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, National Oil, Energy

The News-Star

Two accused of burglary, trespassing in Union Parish

Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said deputies arrested Dwight Luther Spivey, 30, of 203 Simpson Road, Dubach, and Kashunta L. Dawson, 29, of 160 Sixth St., Bernice.

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Related Topix: Dawson Geophysical, Energy, Dubach, LA, Bernice, LA

Star-Telegram.com

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Pembroke Pines, FL

Business Journal

Exxon, other energy giants seek LNG export approval for Alaska project

Pictured: Shoupe Glacier in Alaska. The team behind the Alaska LNG project has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Energy for exporting liquefied natural gas.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Department of Energy, TransCanada, Natural Gas, BP plc

The Brattleboro Reformer

No deal, but talks ongoing in TransCanada dispute

Though a sit-down meeting did not produce a solution, some of those involved in a lengthy legal dispute over the value of two hydroelectric stations still believe the case may not have to go to trial.

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Related Topix: Energy, TransCanada, Natural Gas, Vernon, VT, Barnet, VT, Bellows Falls, VT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Marine News

Exxon Oil Rig Enters Uncharted Waters of Russian Political Storm

An ordinary, long-scheduled journey of an oil drilling rig into Arctic waters is turning into a major political exercise, attracting international scrutiny and creating a dilemma for Exxon Mobil Corp. Exxon, the top U.S. oil major and the world's most valued oil company, is bringing the rig, called West Alpha, from Norway to the Russian Arctic.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy

Inside Bay Area

Chevron agrees to new Richmond refinery project conditions in hope of gaining approval

Looking to satisfy city and state leaders, Chevron Corp. on Monday reversed its previous position and agreed to a lower cap on greenhouse gas emissions stemming from its $1 billion Richmond refinery modernization project.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Richmond, CA

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