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  1. UPDATE 1-TransCanada seeks U.S. permit on Upland line as Keystone waitsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Reuters

    TransCanada Corp , whose controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has waited more than six years for U.S. approvals, is asking the Obama administration to approve another pipeline, one that would take American crude oil into Canada. The company, Canada's No.

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  2. Goldilocks zone for oil prices is gone for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Reuters

    A pickup truck bears the words "I OIL" written in dirt in Williston, North Dakota, Nov. 12, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen Five years ago I wrote an article for Reuters titled " Goldilocks and the Three Fuels ."

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  3. Whiting reported to be seeking buyer, but source says not awareRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Reuters

    The Denver-based company began seeking a buyer after tumbling crude oil prices CLc1 eroded its market value, the Journal reported earlier on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Three months ago, Whiting closed on its $1.55 billion buyout of Kodiak Oil & Gas to become the largest oil company in North Dakota, home to the Bakken shale formation, one of the world's largest crude reserves.

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  4. UPDATE 1-Whiting reported to be seeking buyer, but source says not awareRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Reuters

    Whiting Petroleum Corp , North Dakota's largest oil producer, is seeking a possible buyer, according to the Wall Street Journal, but a person familiar with the board's thinking told Reuters he was not aware of any such plan. The Denver-based company began seeking a buyer after tumbling crude oil prices eroded its market value, the Journal reported earlier on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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  5. FBI to open field office in North Dakota's oil capitalRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Reuters

    The FBI said on Thursday it will open a field office in Williston, North Dakota, capital of the state's oil patch and an area grappling with a rise in drug use and sex trafficking. At least two agents from the FBI, the national law enforcement agency, will have jurisdiction over western North Dakota's oil counties, where the population has spiked due to the development of the Bakken shale formation, one of the world's largest reserves of crude.

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  6. UPDATE 1-Gas vapor eyed as factor in West Virginia oil train fireballRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Reuters

    Federal investigators will examine whether pressurized gas played a role in the massive blast that followed the derailment of a train carrying crude oil through West Virginia this week, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Thursday. Questioning the possible role of gas vapors in the West Virginia fire broadens the debate over how to ensure public safety at a time when drastically larger volumes of crude oil are being shipped by rail and roll through cities and towns.

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  7. WRAPUP-Conoco, Occidental and Shell cut 2015 budgets on crude slideRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Reuters

    ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum Corp on Thursday slashed exploration spending plans for this year, as the third- and fourth-largest U.S. oil companies attempt to cope with a steep slide in crude prices. The cuts follow similar steps by rival Hess Corp earlier this week while Royal Dutch Shell, Europe's largest oil company, said on Thursday it would reduce its spending the next three years by $15 billion.

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  8. UPDATE 2-Millions of gallons of saltwater leak into North Dakota creekRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Almost 3 million gallons of potentially toxic saltwater leaked from a western North Dakota pipeline into a creek that feeds the Missouri River, the largest spill of its kind in the state's history. The leak, from a four-inch saltwater pipeline operated by Summit Midstream Partners LP approximately 15 miles north of Williston, occurred earlier this month and was reported to state officials on Jan. 7. It's not clear what caused the leak and an investigation is underway, a Summit spokesman said.

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  9. Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater leak into North Dakota creekRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater and an unknown quantity of crude oil have leaked from a North Dakota pipeline into a creek that feeds the Missouri River, by far the largest spill of its kind in the state's history, officials said. The leak, from a four-inch saltwater pipeline operated by Summit Midstream Partners LP approximately 15 miles north of Williston, occurred sometime earlier this month and was reported to state officials on Jan. 7. The leak does not pose a threat to drinking water supplies, the North Dakota Department of Health said in a statement released on Wednesday.

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  10. Oil storage tanks in North Dakota catch fire; no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Crude oil burns in North Dakota throughout the night, dies out later in the day. No injuries were reported.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Oil storage tanks in North Dakota catch fire; no injuriesRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Reuters

    More than 1,600 barrels of crude were ablaze just south of Williston, N.D., on Thursday after storage tanks caught fire while trucks were delivering oil, but no one was injured and officials said they intend to let the blaze die out. The tanks are just across the street from a major Enbridge Inc crude oil facility.

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  12. Enbridge oil facility in North Dakota catches fire; damage unclearRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Reuters

    An Enbridge Inc crude oil storage and pipeline facility just south of Williston, N.D., has caught fire, eyewitnesses said. The facility serves as a key gathering and distribution hub for crude oil produced in North Dakota, the second-largest crude oil producer in the United States.

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  13. Oasis Petroleum expects to cut spending if oil stays below $80/brlRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Reuters

    North Dakota oil producer Oasis Petroleum Inc will cut capital spending and limit spending to core wells if crude oil prices stay below $80 per barrel for an extended time, executives said on Wednesday. The company, considered a "pure-play" investment the second-largest oil producing state by Wall Street, posted lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday evening, citing performance challenges and weak weather.

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  14. WRAPUP 1-Exxon, Chevron results boosted by refining as oil prices slipRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Reuters

    A surge in refining profits boosted quarterly results at Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , helping to offset declining oil and gas production and falling crude oil prices. Both companies reported better-than-expected third-quarter profits on Friday, with executives touting the importance of owning massive refineries alongside oil and gas wells.

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  15. Man to plead guilty to killing Montana teacher in cocaine frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Reuters

    A Colorado man accused of killing a Montana teacher during a cocaine-fueled frenzy has agreed to plead guilty to murder as part of a deal in which prosecutors will dismiss a kidnapping charge in the case, court documents showed on Wednesday. Michael Spell, 25, of Parachute, Colorado, will admit to his role in the strangling death of math instructor Sherry Arnold while prosecutors will drop a count of attempted kidnapping, according to the plea agreement.

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  16. Civeo, provider of oilfield 'man camps,' plans move to CanadaRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Reuters

    Civeo Corp, the provider of oilfield accommodation services recently spun off by Oil States International Inc, surprised Wall Street on Monday by saying it would not convert to a real estate investment trust and would instead relocate to Canada for tax purposes. Civeo, currently based in Houston, said its board believes converting to a REIT would do little to reduce most of the company's taxes, since nearly all corporate income comes from more than 20,000 dormitory-style rooms - commonly known as "man camps" - across remote parts of Canada and Australia.

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  17. Oil companies eye crude price drop but keep drillingRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Reuters

    A 13 percent slide in crude oil prices since June has eroded some of the allure of drilling U.S. shale resources and raised investor concerns, but companies are pushing ahead as prices are still above the breakeven levels that might prompt a slowdown. U.S. light sweet crude traded in New York has dropped to around $93 per barrel from $107 in late June as supplies pumped from oily rocks in Texas and North Dakota grow and a strong U.S. dollar makes imports more attractive.

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