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Environmentalists Provoke Pipeline Workers To Speak Up 28.7.2017 NPR News
As oil and gas pipeline projects increase, and more environmentalists protest, a Pipeliners union wants to make sure it's part of the public conversation.
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Why Trump’s Revenge on Murkowski Could Be Great for the Planet 28.7.2017 Mother Jones
President Trump can’t contain his displeasure with Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) over her health care vote, accusing her on Twitter of letting down “Republicans and our country.” His Secretary of the Interior has also reportedly called to tell her that her vote against the GOP’s revived attempt to repeal Obamacare will have repercussions for her state. On Wednesday, […]
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Report: Interior chief warns Alaska senators on health care 27.7.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke called Alaska’s two Republican senators and warned of repercussions for the nation’s largest state if they failed to toe the Trump administration line on health care, according to a published report. The Alaska Dispatch News reported Thursday that Zinke called Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and complained […]
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Repsol earnings rise on higher production, efficiencies 27.7.2017 AP Business
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish energy company Repsol says strong production and efficiency improvements drove a 65.3 percent increase in net profit in the first half of the year....
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Oil and gas finds pump up Repsol’s earnings in 1st half 27.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

MADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol says new oil and gas findings and efficiency improvements drove a 65.3 percent increase in net profit in the first half of the year. Repsol said Thursday that profit for the January-June period reached 1.05 billion euros ($1.23 billion) compared with 639 million euros for the first half […]
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The Energy 202: House GOP wants to slick the skids for water rule repeal 26.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Environmentalists are alarmed.
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The Latest: EU official raps US House over sanctions bill 26.7.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on House passage of legislation placing additional sanctions on Russia (all times local):...
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Op-ed: Move beyond polarization in making land policy 26.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
As Utah-based outdoor companies, we are disappointed by the departure of the Outdoor Retailer show, but we remain committed to the fantastic landscapes of our state and will continue working to bring consensus to the issues that affect our public lands — and the planet itself. Consensus is what makes democracy possible. It involves working with people who don’t see the world the same way you do. Many companies in the outdoor industry are committed to both public land and sustainable business pra...
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House approval of Russia sanctions bill is a rebuke to Trump 26.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The overwhelming vote Tuesday by the GOP-controlled House to impose new Russia sanctions sends a strong and defiant message to President Trump — all the more remarkable because it came from his own party.

The 419-3 vote not only bucked a tradition of leaving foreign policy matters to the president,...

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Greeley hotel occupancy making a comeback with oil and gas industry 26.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
Things are looking up for Greeley's hotels so far this year, thanks to the steady comeback of the oil and gas industry.
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Rick Perry thought he was talking to a world leader about pig manure. It was a prank call. 26.7.2017 Washington Post
Rick Perry thought he was talking to a world leader about pig manure. It was a prank call.
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New Syndication Platform Launched for Energy and Infrastructure Capital Raises 25.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
HOUSTON, July 25, 2017 : Entoro Capital announces the launch of its private securities platform, OfferBoard, targeting Energy/Infrastructure-focused accredited investors and qualified institutional buyers.
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On Offshore Drilling, Virginia's Governor Now Stands Alone in the Southeast 25.7.2017 Truthout - All Articles
The North Carolina governor's office -- once the leading force behind the push to open the Southeast coast to offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling -- has reversed course under new leadership and amid dramatic political shifts on the issue. Gov. Roy Cooper (D) held a press conference this week on a barrier island along the Crystal Coast, a popular North Carolina tourist spot, to announce that his Department of Environmental Quality would submit formal comments to the Trump administration opposing permits allowing seismic testing for offshore oil and gas reserves. The deadline for comments was recently extended to July 21. "It's clear that opening North Carolina's coast to oil and gas exploration and drilling would bring unacceptable risks to our economy, our environment, and our coastal communities -- and for little potential gain," Cooper said in his statement , pointing to concerns about a political climate focused on deregulation. "As governor, I'm here to speak out and take action against it. ...
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This Energy Bill Lays the Groundwork for a Much Bigger Fight to Come 25.7.2017 Mother Jones
The Senate soon could be considering legislation to modernize the nation’s energy policy. The wide-ranging and surprisingly bi-partisan bill, co-sponsored by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), updates policies on a host of issues, including oil and gas, minerals, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and the grid. Last year, the Senate […]
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Wildfire near Fort Collins, sparked by a field mower, is fully contained 25.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A wildfire in Larimer County, sparked by a field mower, is 100 percent contained, fire officials said Monday.
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Frustrated Colorado anti-oil and gas activists turn toward civil disobedience 25.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado residents opposed to oil and gas industry operations near people slammed state industry regulators Monday, demanding that they accept an appeals court ruling that says health and safety must be protected before drilling can be done.
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The Energy 202: Russia sanctions carve out will help energy companies 24.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
But not all of them.
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Dear Historians, When You Look Back at Trump’s First 6 Months, Please Include These Disasters. 21.7.2017 Mother Jones
This story originally appeared on The Guardian. Business and the Economy Given all that Donald Trump promised the business world during his bombastic campaign, it’s tempting to dismiss the president’s first six months with a “meh.” It would also be myopic. While protesters are worried about the future, the president has so far failed to pass his tax reforms, which business […]
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NC governor on Trump drilling plan: ‘Not off our coast’ 20.7.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump, North Carolina’s governor announced his opposition on Thursday to drilling for natural gas and oil off the Atlantic coast, saying it poses too much of a threat to the state’s beaches and tourism economy. Up against a Friday deadline for comment from elected officials […]
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U.S. Fines Exxon $2 Million Over Russia Sanctions Breaches 20.7.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The U.S. Treasury Department imposed a $2 million fine on Exxon Mobil Corp. for violating sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant’s chief executive.
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