User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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Afren shares drop as oil production falls 31.10.2014 Financial Times: Energy
Review of unauthorised payments completed
The Independent Oil Producer You Usually Don't Hear From 30.10.2014 NPR: Morning Edition
Most Americans feel relieved when they see a drop in prices at the pump. Jason Bruns feels the opposite. A higher price of oil is good for him. He owns 10 oil wells in Kansas that produce about two barrels a day.
Keep On Drillin'? Santa Barbara Prepares To Vote On Oil Future 30.10.2014 NPR News
Measure P in California's Santa Barbara County asks voters to ban controversial oil and gas drilling methods such as hydraulic fracturing. To date, the oil industry has spent $7 million to defeat it.
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Cyprus, Greece, Egypt to forge tripartite cooperation 30.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Nicosia, Oct 30 : Cyprus, Greece and Egypt Wednesday moved closer to forging a common strategy on energy, security and regional issues.
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In Colorado, Democrats struggle to tilt blue 30.10.2014 Washington Post: Op-Eds
BROOMFIELD, Colo. It’s a warm late-October evening at a strip mall in this Denver suburb, and Sen. Mark Udall has his sleeves rolled up as he exhorts a roomful of Democratic volunteers. “Are you ready to do democracy?” he cries. “Are you ready to get the vote ...
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UN General Assembly again urges US to end Cuba embargo 29.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Oct 29 : The UN General Assembly (UNGA) again asked the United States to lift its Eisenhower-era embargo against Cuba in a near unanimous vote Tuesday that showed the stark isolation of Washington on the issue. Only Israel voted with the US against the resolution while closest allies like Britain voted for it.
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Over 30 Syrian soldiers killed in clashes with IS 29.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Damascus, Oct 29 : Over 30 Syrian troops were killed during overnight clashes with the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group near a key gas field in the country's central province of Homs, an oppositional monitoring group reported Wednesday.
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How safe are you, REALLY, at work? 29.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
When a business tells you that they are more concerned with your safety than anything else, beware. They are not being honest, says CNN's Mike Rowe.
These Guys Were on the Deepwater Horizon When It Blew Up 29.10.2014 Mother Jones
After the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform exploded in June 2010, killing 11 workers and sending roughly five million barrels of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico , much of the media coverage featured sludge-covered seabirds, empty shrimp baskets, and other environmental impacts. But for Doug Brown, the catastrophe was even more immediate. He was the rig's chief engineer, standing in the control room when a deafening blast sent him flying and turned his workplace into a fiery, oil-soaked hell. In The Great Invisible , a documentary about the blowout and its aftermath that premieres today in Los Angeles and New York, Brown breaks into tears as he recalls the "incoherent screamings of pain" of his coworkers: "I saw men completely lose control." This virtually untold side of the Deepwater Horizon story emerges from a melange of archival footage (including home videos shot onboard the rig) and original interviews with rig workers and family members of men who died in the disaster. They speak of ...
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Alaska incumbent Sen. Mark Begich avoids even saying 'Obama' 29.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
The simple question is at the top of many minds this grumpy election season, even among the 1,000 or so high school students gathered for a televised debate: "How will you work to reach across partisan lines to accomplish real goals?"
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IS captures three gas wells in Syria 29.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Damascus, Oct 29 : The Islamic State(IS) militants Tuesday captured three gas wells in Syria's central province of Homs, media reported.
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'The Great Invisible' delves into Deepwater Horizon oil spill 29.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Investigating the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the documentary "The Great Invisible" gives voice to many of the previously nameless and faceless victims of the disaster. Some worked on the oil rig that fateful day; others have suffered its...
Protesters occupy airport near oil block in Peru 29.10.2014 Hindu: Home
Hundreds of indigenous community members took control of a small Amazonian airport inside Peru's biggest oil block, tribal leaders said on Tuesday, part of a dispute with Argentine energy firm Plu...
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BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor 29.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.
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Why Does Saudi Arabia Seem So Comfortable With Falling Oil Prices? 28.10.2014 NPR News
Normally, the "central banker of oil" would slow production to push up prices. Not so now. Some say it's a geopolitical tactic aimed at Russia and Iran; others say it's just protecting market share.
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BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor 28.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.
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How Will A Small Town In Arizona Manage An ICE Facility In Texas? 28.10.2014 NPR: Morning Edition
The largest immigrant detention facility in the country is under construction in the brush country of South Texas, but the contractor for the center is 931 miles away in Arizona.
How will a small town in Arizona manage an ICE facility in Texas? 28.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Watchdogs who monitor for-profit immigrant jails say they've never seen anything quite like this arrangement.
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US-led bombing of Islamic State oil fields boosts Syria fuel prices, adds to economic woes 28.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
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North Texas Town Could Become First In The State To Ban Fracking 28.10.2014 NPR: All Things Considered
In Texas, early voting is underway ahead of the Nov. 4 election. In the north Texas town of Denton, that means people are deciding whether they want to ban the oil and gas drilling method known as "fracking." The outcome of that vote will have repercussions across the state.
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