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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 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

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