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8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Emirati firm promises to send citizen into space

In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 file photo SpaceShipTwo is seen mounted under its mother ship White Knight with its support crew at a Virgin Galactic hangar at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California.

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12 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Militants kill 11 Algerian soldiers in ambush

Islamic militants have killed at least 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, a security source said on Sunday, in one of the deadliest attacks on the military in years.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Law to rationalise energy sources in pipeline, says Energy Minister

WAM ABU DHABI, 19th April, 2014 --xxxx. $10. Al Mazrouei added, "When the oil prices were lower, the burning of oil or diesel was an option for old fuel station, but with environment effect and higher prices, the use of diesel has become the last option and expensive for generation of energy.

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Al Jazeera

Maduro marks one year in office amid turmoil

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is completing one year in office as he grapples with a series of violent protests and attempts to keep up his predecessor's, Hugo Chavez, socialist legacy in the oil-rich nation.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

Algeria's ailing Bouteflika wins re-election

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the independence veteran in power for 15 years, won re-election on Friday with more than 80 percent of a vote opponents dismissed as fraud to keep an ailing leader in power.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit News

Powell: America must start thinking beyond energy independence

When President Barack Obama was elected in 2008, energy independence was considered impossible, with imported oil accounting for 66 percent of the oil refined in the U.S. That predicament was a troublesome weak link in U.S. national security.

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Lincoln Daily News

Brent oil rises close to $110 on Ukraine tension; U.S. oil unmoved

B rent crude rose toward $110 a barrel on Wednesday on mounting tensions in Ukraine, while prices for U.S. oil were nearly unchanged after a report showed a huge build in stockpiles, which canceled out geopolitical concerns.

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Reuters

Algeria's Bouteflika poised to win re-election

Algerians voted on Thursday in an election President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to win after 15 years in power, despite speaking only rarely in public since suffering a stroke in 2013.

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Iol.co.za

Bouteflika poised to win re-election

Algerians voted on Thursday in an election President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to win after 15 years in power, despite speaking only rarely in public since suffering a stroke in 2013.

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MacLeans

Lessons on energy for Harper in 2014 from Jimmy Carter in 1979

Today, former US President Jimmy Carter signed his name to a letter opposing the Keystone XL pipeline .

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AlertNet

Students give Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.

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Russia Taday

Putin says oil wars with Russia will make West bleed

Opportunities for the West to hurt the Russian economy are limited, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

India cuts Iran oil imports nearly a fifth in 2013/14

India's imports of Iranian crude tumbled about a fifth in the fiscal year ended in March, despite a surge of shipments in recent months that came after a deal easing sanctions on Tehran.

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Breitbart.com

American Oil Reserves Now Top Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Energy Information Agency just reported that United States " proven reserves " of crude oil in 2012 jumped by 15.4% to 29.2 billion barrels.

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The Motley Fool

Why Angola May Be the Next OPEC Darling

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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The Star Online

Algeria's bloody past, energy wealth keep status quo for now

Cramped with his young wife and three infants in a shack in Algiers' Citi Hofra slum, Amin Kerchach could be forgiven for being angry at missing out on Algeria's gas wealth.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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AZERNEWS releases another print issue

The new edition includes articles about the expert comments on how the sanctions against Russia could affect the Central Asian countries, Kazakhstan's decision to keep its national currency in the Eurasian Economic Union, OPEC's expectation of 0.87 million barrels a day oil production in Azerbaijan this year, 150 cyclists' competition for victory ... (more)

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Venezuela's Petromonagas crude upgrader to undergo maintenance in June -source

The 150,000 barrel per day Petromonagas extraheavy crude upgrader, operated by Venezuela's state-run PDVSA and Russian oil company Rosneft, will undergo a three-week maintenance in June, a source close to the work told Reuters.

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Marine News

Libya to export first cargo since rebel deal

An oil tanker is due to load 1 million barrels of crude on Tuesday from Libya's recently reopened Hariga port, its first export shipment after a deal to end months of closures at its key terminals, the National Oil Corp. said.

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Bloomberg

Kuwait Sees Crude Production Rising Amid Improved Extraction

Kuwait plans to increase oil output 23 percent by 2020 as improvements in how crude can be extracted allow the third-largest producer in OPEC to pump more.

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