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AP Moller-Maersk splits its shipping, energy operations 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is splitting its container shipping and energy operations into two independent entities as part of a major shakeup. The Copenhagen-based group said Thursday the transport and logistics division will include its shipping, terminal and container businesses, while the energy division will handle oil drilling and production as […]
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AP Moller-Maersk splits its shipping, energy operations 22.9.2016 AP Business
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is splitting its container shipping and energy operations into two independent entities as part of a major shakeup....
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In a parched corner of Xinjiang, ancient water tunnels are running dry 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

Although scientists say global warming has shrunk the glaciers that feed the elaborate irrigation system, the more immediate threat is the soaring demand for water from the petroleum drillers and industrial-scale farmers who are sucking the Turpan Basin dry.
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Schlumberger Wins Part of $3.2 Billion Drilling Project in Venezuela 22.9.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Schlumberger said Wednesday it has won a large project in Venezuela, just months after the company shut down some operations and fired hundreds of workers because of payment delays from the government.
Venezuela oil industry falls into disarray 22.9.2016 Hindu: Home
One oil rig was idle for weeks because a single piece of equipment was missing. Another was attacked by armed gangs who made off with all they could carry. Many oil workers say they are paid so littl...
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As Clemson reaps a football windfall, others say: Don’t expect similar results 22.9.2016 Washington Post
Unlike most Division I athletic departments, Clemson’s doesn’t need millions in student fees or university support to pay its bills. And as some of those other schools weigh expensive upgrades to try luring top athletes, some of their financially flush peers question the wisdom of more spending on sports.
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South Sudanese Violence Engulfs Aid Workers, Pushes Nation Closer to the Brink 21.9.2016 Wall St. Journal: World
The international community in South Sudan is nearing an hour of reckoning: how to aid a nation it helped create without calling out those responsible for sending it toward its demise.
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Saudi Aramco fire injures 8 workers; operations not impacted 20.9.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — State-owned Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil production company, says eight of its workers have been injured in a fire that broke out at one of its oil terminals. The company says it successfully responded to the fire at its facility in the eastern city of Ras Tanura on Tuesday […]
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L.A. taps Long Beach engineer as petroleum czar 20.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday that he was tapping a Long Beach petroleum engineer to oversee oil and gas operations in the city, filling a job that had not been held full time for decades.

Garcetti and his staff praised Uduak-Joe Ntuk, newly chosen as petroleum administrator, as...

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Energy: untapped potential 19.9.2016 Financial Times: Energy
Despite vast reserves of shale oil and gas and huge scope to produce renewable power, the country’s energy market is beset with patchy supply and low capacity
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Senate's odd couple: Boxer, Inhofe forge unlikely alliance 18.9.2016 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The oddest of Senate odd couples - California Democrat Barbara Boxer and Oklahoma Republican Jim Inhofe - have accomplished something highly unusual in this bitter election year: significant, bipartisan legislation on the environment that has become law....
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Iran supports any move to stabilize global oil market 18.9.2016 AP Business
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his country supports any move to stabilize the oil market and improve oil prices....
Iran supports any move to stabilize global oil market 18.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says his country supports any move to stabilize the oil market and improve oil prices. The Sunday report on the Iranian Oil Ministry’s website quotes Rouhani as saying “Tehran supports any move for stabilization of the market and improvement of oil prices based on justice, fairness and […]
Libya Won't Freeze Oil Production 17.9.2016 Wall St. Journal: World
Libya won’t freeze its crude-oil output along with other big petroleum-dependent countries until it claws back its Gadhafi-era production level, a top Libyan oil official said, as the North African country seeks to jump-start exports as security improves.
Native American candidates hope for pipeline protest boost 17.9.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Henry Red Cloud’s recent trip to the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation filled him with conviction, compelling the South Dakota Democratic candidate to dance, sing — and campaign. The 56-year-old Oglala Sioux green energy entrepreneur hopes the vigor focused on defeating the $3.8 billion, […]
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Weinholtz and Herbert debate draws distinctions on public lands, federal government 17.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Gov. Gary Herbert and challenger Mike Weinholtz squared off in their first public debate Friday, with the starkest contrast coming in their views on management of public lands and their attitude toward the federal government. Weinholtz repeatedly castigated Herbert and Republican legislators for throwing as much as $14 million toward what he said is a futile lawsuit seeking to seize ownership of more than 30 million acres of federal land within the state. “That’s not only morally bankrupt but it... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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U.S. rig count down two this week to 506 17.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Houston • The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to 506. A year ago, 842 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices have sharply curtailed oil and gas exploration. Utah was one of 10 states — Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wyoming were the others — where the number of operasting rigs was unchanged. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 416 rigs sought oil... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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At Standing Rock, protest camp becomes a movement 14.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Dakota Access pipeline project has ignited passions that are drawing Native people and their supporters from all over the country.
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Polar bears trap scientists in Arctic 14.9.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Surrounded in the Arctic tundra. By polar bears.
Saudi bid for Houston oil refinery comes amid growing tensions 14.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

The Saudi national oil company aims to significantly expand its operations in the United States at a critical moment in the always uneasy relations between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
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