User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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Businessman dismissed from Utah fraud lawsuit 21.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
A Connecticut businessman has been dismissed out of a lawsuit by a group of people who claim they were defrauded when they were convinced to invest in drilling oil and gas wells. Jonathan Feldman of Greenwich, Conn., owner of Patriot Exploration LLC and Millennium LLC, was dismissed from the 3rd District Court lawsuit. The investors signed a statement saying an investigation had shown Feldman did not misappropriate funds as they had alleged in the 2012 lawsuit. The investors are continuing to pu...
Hungry seals tour offshore wind farms looking for food 21.7.2014 New Scientist: GM Organisms
Grey and harbour seals in the North Sea weave in and out of offshore wind farms in search of fish, which gather around ...
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US stock futures slip to start the week 21.7.2014 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
US stock futures are drifting lower ahead of the opening bell as more companies line up to post quarterly results. Halliburton edged up after reporting higher earnings and sales in the second quarter.
Halliburton Names New President, Profit Rises 20% 21.7.2014 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Halliburton Co. gave Chief Operating Officer Jeff Miller the added title of president and said he would join the oil-field services giant's board, while its second-quarter profit rose 20%.
US stock futures are falling to start the week as big companies post quarterly results 21.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
Libya's Largest Oil Field Due to Export 21.7.2014 Wall St. Journal: US
The first export from Libya's largest oil field Sharara is due later Monday but production has fallen since last week, an official said.
1 abandoned well has state struggling for remedy 21.7.2014 Durango Herald
GRAND JUNCTION – A company’s failure to take responsibility for a single Montrose County well has state gas and oil regulators again considering what they can do about people they believe are showing little regard for the rules for operating in Colorado.Mike King, executive director of the state Department of Natural...
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New Peru law weakens environmental safeguards 20.7.2014 AP Top News
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Dozens of international groups, the United Nations, and even Peru's own citizen ombudsman are objecting to a new law that weakens environmental protections in the Andean nation even as it prepares to host international climate-control talks this year....
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Ahead of climate talks, Peru passes law weakening environmental protections 20.7.2014 Star Tribune: World
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What analysts are saying: Northern Oil and Gas, Medtronic 20.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
"Tea Party of the Left" wages ferocious battle over fracking 20.7.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
The Tea Party of the Left, also known as "fracktivists," the group, like their conservative counterparts, is sworn to certain principles — even if those beliefs cost their side of the aisle the election in ...
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Lightning threatens N.D. oil patch saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning threatens N.D. oil patch saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites 19.7.2014 AP Business
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling - not the oil wells or drilling rigs - that were to blame....
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Recent fires at North Dakota oil byproduct disposal sites shows vulnerability to lightning 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
Whales under threat as US approves seismic oil prospecting in Atlantic 19.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Sonic cannons to be used in ocean from Delaware to Florida
Study estimates 138,000 sea creatures could be affected

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Obama administration approves using sonic cannons to explore for oil along US Eastern Seaboard 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Using sonic cannons to locate offshore oil and gas, by the numbers 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Federal government OKs oil exploration in Atlantic Ocean 19.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The decision opens the way for companies to seek permits to look for oil in a stretch of the Atlantic from Delaware to Florida, using compressed-air guns that blast the ocean bottom with sound pulses many times louder than a jet engine every 10 seconds for weeks at a time.
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