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3 hrs ago | 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

Sunherald.com

Commercial production begins at Chevron's new base oil plant

COURTESY OF CHEVRON/2012Workers use a man lift to secure access platforms on a vacuum distillation column at the Chevron Pascagoula Base Oil Project, a $1.4 billion project that started production this month.

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Related Topix: Energy, Chevron Corporation, Richmond, CA

KHOU-TV Houston

Houston Forecast: Tornado Warning expires, hot afternoon

HOUSTON A funnel cloud briefly touched down Monday afternoon on what is expected to a rather hot week for the Houston area, KHOU 11 News Meteorologist Brooks Garner said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Energy, Marathon Oil

Business Journal

Exxon, Shell employees were onboard Malaysian plane downed in Ukraine

Malaysian Airline System Bhd. aircraft sit parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, on Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, World News, Malaysia,

Business Journal

Feds will erode crude-oil ban with incremental exceptions, Bloomberg reports

An oil tanker utilizes the dock of a Valero refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. Valero opposes lifting the current federal ban on U.S. crude-oil exports.

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Related Topix: Port Arthur, TX, Enterprises Products Partners LP, Energy

WHTC

Halliburton sees North America margin growth on ri...

Halliburton Co , the world's No.2 oilfield services provider, said it expect higher margins in North America in the current quarter due to strong drilling activity, signaling an industry-wide recovery in the region after a two-year slump.

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Related Topix: Halliburton, Energy, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger

Rock102online.com

More women looking for work in the oil industry in...

North Dakota's workforce agency says a shift in the labor market has drawn more women seeking permanent work in the oil and gas industry of western North Dakota.

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Related Topix: Williston, ND

Sunherald.com

Halliburton 2Q profit climbs 20 percent

The Houston-based company said earnings increased to $774 million, or 91 cents per share, from $644 million, or 69 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Energy, Halliburton

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Halliburton 2Q profit climbs 20 percent

The Houston-based company said earnings increased to $774 million, or 91 cents per share, from $644 million, or 69 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Energy, Halliburton

ABS-CBN News

Oil firms cut gas prices, hike kerosene prices

MANILA, Philippines Several oil companies announced on Monday that it will be adjusting prices of their fuel products on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Petron, Energy

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KBMT

Flooding causes sewage fallout at Exxon Mobil in Beaumont

Friday's heavy rain caused sewage lines at the Exxon Mobil Refinery in Beaumont to overflow, spilling sewage into and around the refinery's property.

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Related Topix: ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Chemicals, Beaumont, TX, Weather

Farmington Daily Times

BLM director calls for new fees to pay for oil and gas well inspections

The Bureau of Land Management director has called for a new fee to help pay for inspections for oil and gas wells.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, US Senate, Democrat

The Motley Fool

The Stunning Key That Could Unlock 160 Billion Barrels of Oil Trapped Underneath America

It is estimated that there are 160 billion barrels of oil still trapped underneath this country in what are considered depleted oil fields.

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Related Topix: Denbury Resources, Energy

Castanet.net

Fire preparedness

The Petro Canada gas station on Ross Road in West Kelowna was down to its last case of water Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: PetroCanada, Energy, Canada

Post-gazette.com

Repeat executives, fortified by shale, play opportunities to get rich

For PennEnergy Resources, as for many other oil and gas startups, it started in a bar.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Recreational Vehicle, Tioga, Canonsburg, PA, Sewickley, PA

Hindustan Times

Oil crisis as refineries close for maintenance

After coal for the thermal-electricity plants, the north region now is short of petrol and diesel for its filling stations because the oil refineries in Bathinda and Panipat are closed for annual maintenance.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Energy, Bharat Petroleum Corporation

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

DNA collected to ID jetliner victims

An Indonesian police officer collects a DNA sample Saturday from Eni Widyarti, the sister of Yuli Hastini, a passenger who was aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 when it was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday, for victim identification purposes at her residence in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Related Topix: My Name Is E, Netherlands,

Times Record News

Federal regulations continue to grow

Regulation of the oil and gas industry is nothing new. State and federal agencies have had their regulatory fingers in petroleum virtually since the first barrel of oil was extracted from the ground.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Texas Government, Texas

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