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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

Sunday Herald

Cairn Energy to axe jobs in restructuring

CAIRN Energy has announced plans to shed jobs in Edinburgh as the company refocuses but chief executive Simon Thomson said it is in good shape.

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Related Topix: Energy, Cairn Energy

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Yahoo!

Woodside posts jump in profit to $US1.1b

Woodside Petroleum has increased half-year net profit by 27 per cent and says it is confident about gas demand despite a large number of new projects coming online.

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Related Topix: Energy, Woodside Petroleum

The Rio Times

The British Consulate Seminar for Rio Oil & Gas 2014

British oil and gas companies looking for overseas expansion will have the opportunity to glean valuable market insights within Brazil as the British Consulate in Rio de Janeiro welcomes their arrival with a series of seminars, testimonials and presentations at this year's Rio Oil & Gas 2014 Expo and Conference on September 15th-18th.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

Connecticut Post

First Reserve's American Energy sinks $2.5 billion into Texas oil fields

A Greenwich private equity firm is expanding its presence in the energy sector after agreeing to buy 63,000 acres in the southern Permian Basin in Texas for $2.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Texas, Chesapeake Energy, Energy

NewsOK.com

Pa. fines gas driller for losing control of well

State environmental regulators have fined a gas drilling company for allowing natural gas to escape a well in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Cabot Oil and Gas, Energy, Susquehanna County, PA

Business Journal

City of Arlington, Chesapeake reach settlement on gas royalties

The city of Arlington has reached a proposed settlement with Chesapeake Energy in a lawsuit it filed over gas royalties.

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Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Energy

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