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1 hr ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Koch 101: Some basics on the billionaire brothers

A: Charles and David Koch, ages 78 and 74, are billionaire brothers who helped create a broad network of nonprofit groups that control hundreds of millions of dollars flowing into politics.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Energy, Koch Industries

5 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Minn. DNR Urges Reroute Of Sandpiper Crude Oil Pipeline

Another Minnesota state agency has asked regulators to consider rerouting the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline.

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Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Energy, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

A fight over Pappy Elkins Lake draws in XTO Energy

A state environmental panel alleges XTO Energy took 1.4 million more gallons of water from Pappy Elkins Lake, outside Fort Worth, than the firm was allowed to take.

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Related Topix: Energy, XTO Energy, Dalworthington Gardens, TX

Weirton Daily Times

US rig count down 17 to 1,896

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell 17 this week to 1,896.

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Related Topix: Baker Hughes

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Southern Pacific Resource Corp. . Oil and gas. Down one cent, or 11.76 per cent, to 7.5 cents on 4.8 million shares.

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Related Topix: Suntech Power, Telecom, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA, Media, National Lampoon, Talisman Energy, Energy

Business Journal

The Brayton Point power plant is being sold again, but new owner will still shut it down

The massive coal-fired power plant on the South Coast will be acquired by Houston's Dynegy Inc. in a $3.45 billion deal for EquiPower Resources Corp.'s plants, a group that includes Brayton in Somerset and four others in New England.

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Related Topix: Dyn

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Could shale revive China's flagging oil fields?

"I believe and will prove that our country is not deficient in oil reserves. If I can use my 20-year lifetime in exchange for a large oil field, I will."

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Related Topix: China National Petroleum, Energy, China, World News

Brandon Sun

Dynegy to spend $6.25 billion on power plant acquisitions from Duke, Energy Capital Partners

Dynegy plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy several coal and gas power generation plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners.

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Related Topix: Dyn

West Australian

Woodside says Browse decision on track

Woodside Petroleum's only major growth project, Browse, remains on track for a final investment decision next year, despite potential delays with its joint venture partners.

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Related Topix: Energy, Woodside Petroleum

Thu Aug 21, 2014

TheStreet.com

Exxon vs. Chevron: Battle of the Oil Dividend Behemoths

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Financial Markets, Alternative Energy

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.

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

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.

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

Canada.com

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.

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Related Topix: Enbridge, Energy

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.

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

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)

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Canada.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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