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Thornton overreaching with proposed oil and gas rules, state official warns 16.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
The Colorado Attorney General's Office is warning Thornton that its proposed oil and gas regulations, which the city is scheduled to vote on Tuesday, contradict state rules on the industry.
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Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste 16.8.2017 AP Business
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago has been added to a list of U.S. environmental crimes fugitives and is being sought by investigators for illegally dumping radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota in incidents dating back to 2011, authorities said Tuesday....
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Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste 16.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday that James Kenneth Ward is considered violent and dangerous and should not be approached. Ward was indicted […]
Retailers' sharp drops pull stocks down 15.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

U.S. stocks are mostly lower Tuesday as sporting goods companies and car-parts retailers slump. Bond prices are falling, and yields are climbing, which is boosting banks. Stocks are coming off their biggest one-day gain in more than three months as the market recovered from last week's turmoil.

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Kuwait reports second oil spill in less than a week 15.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Kuwait is reporting a second offshore oil spill in less than a week.
Regulators consider new proposals over Wood Group merger plans 15.8.2017 BBC: Business
Amec Foster Wheeler agrees to sell some assets to ease competition concerns over a planned takeover by Wood Group.
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Hyperdynamics Updates Drilling Status of Fatala-1 Well Offshore Guinea 14.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2017 : Hyperdynamics Corporation (OTCQX: HDYN) today provided an update on the drilling status on the Fatala-1 exploration well offshore the Republic of Guinea as it nears completion of the initial portion of the well.
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When will states get smart and stop subsidizing movies? 13.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In 2010, actor Ted Danson, filming ”The Big Miracle” in Alaska, set off a local ruckus when he urged federal regulators to block oil drilling off the state’s shores. The source of the controversy wasn’t so much that a Hollywood star was pontificating about a public issue; it was that the picture...

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Kuwait says oil spill strikes its waters in Persian Gulf 13.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf.
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Kuwait says oil spill strikes its waters in Persian Gulf 13.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf. Kuwait’s state-run KUNA news agency reported late Saturday that emergency responders were working toward containing the spill near Kuwait’s southern Ras al-Zour. It says officials want to protect waterways, power plants and water facilities first, then […]
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Venezuela's PDVSA oil revenue tumbles amid lower prices, production 12.8.2017 Hindu: International
Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's revenue from oil and fuel sales in 2016 dropped 34% from the previous year to $48.0 billion, the company said in its annual financial results published Friday nig...
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US rig count decreases by 5 this week to 949; Texas loses 7 12.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by five this week to 949. A year ago, just 481 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 768 rigs sought oil and 181 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- […]
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CU Boulder football player’s heart belongs to singing 12.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Chance Lytle, an offensive lineman for the University of Colorado football team, knows better than anyone that the acoustics in the Buffs' locker room showers are fantastic.
How David Spade tried and failed to become an Aspen ski bum 11.8.2017 Denver Post: Entertainment
Before he broke out in stand-up, on "Saturday Night Live" and in movies like "Tommy Boy" and "Black Sheep," David Spade attempted to join the ranks of Aspen ski bums.
Deadly Mead oil tank explosion was caused by buildup of “combustible products” from oil storage tanks 11.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The deadly May oil tank explosion in Mead that also left three workers seriously injured was caused by a buildup of "combustible products" from oil storage tanks at the site that ignited, fire investigators said Friday, saying federal officials might level workplace violations in the coming months.
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Wrong-way driver kills self, other driver in crash on U.S. 287 near Longmont 11.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A person driving north on southbound U.S. 287 crashed into another vehicle killing both drivers, authorities say.
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Bear falls to death in attempt to relocate mother and two cubs outside Colorado Springs 11.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
A mother bear died Thursday after Colorado Parks and Wildlife was unsuccessful in trying to remove her and two young cubs from a residential neighborhood just south of Colorado Springs.
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Boulder County fracking could arrive in 2019, company says 11.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
Crestone Peak Resources' bid to develop 216 drilling wells along Boulder County's eastern reaches could be realized as soon as 2019, company officials indicated Thursday.
Rescue crews recover body of man who died in Aspen mountain fall 11.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
Rescue crews, aided by a helicopter, have recovered the body of a Colorado man who died in a weekend mountain climbing accident.
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Colorado lawmaker to propose allowing voters as young as 16 to take part in school board elections 10.8.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
A Colorado lawmaker thinks a key constituency should have a greater say about who serves on local school boards: students.
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