User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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Dakota Access CEO committed to finishing 13.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Bismarck, N.D. • The company developing the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline says it is committed to the project, despite strong opposition and a federal order to halt construction near an American Indian reservation in North Dakota. Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren said in a memo to employees Tuesday that the four-state project is nearly 60 percent complete and that “concerns about the pipeline’s impact on the local water supply are unfounded.” The 1,172-mile project would carry nea... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
Anadarko Buys Gulf of Mexico Assets From Freeport-McMoRan for $2 Billion 13.9.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said Monday that it is buying oil and gas assets in the Gulf of Mexico from mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for $2 billion, expanding its footprint in offshore oil.
Stocks open lower as oil prices fall 12.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Stocks opened modestly lower on Wall Street on Monday, led by declines in energy companies and banks.

Oil rig operator Transocean slumped 2.3% in early trading, one of the biggest declines in the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Energy companies fell as the price of oil took another turn lower.

Banks...

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Seaweed farmers in Indonesia sue in major oil spill case 12.9.2016 BBC: Business
Indonesian seaweed farmers launch a class action lawsuit demanding compensation for the effects of Australia's worst oil spill.
In the weeds 12.9.2016 BBC: Business
Indonesian seaweed farmers have launched a class action lawsuit demanding compensation for the effects of Australia's worst oil spill.
Coast Guard: 6K gallons of oily water recovered from spill 12.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than 6,000 gallons of oily water have been recovered at the site of a spill near Louisiana’s Bay Long that has covered dozens of birds in crude, the Coast Guard said Sunday. Workers were repairing the damaged section of a pipeline that discharged an estimated 5,300 gallons of crude oil […]
In Victory For Protesters, Obama Administration Halts North Dakota Pipeline 11.9.2016 NPR: All Things Considered
An Obama administration decision to suspend construction on a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota is a game changer for efforts to protect tribal lands, officials say.
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How ordinary folks waged battle against money and power at Newport Banning Ranch 10.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

The odds were not on the side of citizens who wanted to save 401 acres of coastal Orange County land from being turned into a small city with more than a thousand homes, a resort, commercial properties and open space.

They were up against Big Oil and real estate companies with clout, pockets as...

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US rig count up 11 this week to 508; Louisiana up 8 10.9.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 508. A year ago, 848 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices have sharply curtailed oil and gas exploration. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 414 rigs sought oil and […]
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Stocks slump as traders fear higher interest rates 10.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Investor jitters over the possibility the Federal Reserve is ready to raise interest rates this year roiled Wall Street Friday, handing the stock market its worst day in more than two months. The Dow Jones industrial average sank nearly 400 points, its worst single-day loss since June. The broad slump wiped out two months of gradual gains, jolting the market out of a mostly flat course over the past several weeks. Phone and utilities stocks, which investors have sought out this year for their hi...
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Dominion Resources among many market losers 10.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: • Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., down $1.80 to $15.60 Energy companies sank as the price of oil gave up some of its gains from a day ago. • Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc., up $1.09 to $36.38 The furniture and housewares company reported second-quarter results that were better than expected. • Dominion Resources Inc., down $3.01 to $72.50 Utility companies took big losses as bond yields jumped, which makes those stocks le...
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Diamond Offshore, Dominion Resources, Hovnanian drop 10.9.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., down $1.80 to $15.60 Energy companies sank as the price of oil gave up some of its gains from a day ago. Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc., up $1.09 to $36.38 Most Read StoriesCotton-candy girl goes viral during Mariners gameSeahawks […]
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Authorities will temporarily halt construction of pipeline near lake sacred to Standing Rock Sioux 10.9.2016 LA Times: Nation

A federal judge on Friday refused to continue blocking permits for a controversial pipeline across Native American land in North Dakota, the scene of a tense standoff that has attracted hundreds of tribes from across the country.

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg in Washington, D.C., denied...

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Judge Rules That Construction Can Proceed On Dakota Access Pipeline 10.9.2016 NPR News
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe had sought an injunction to temporarily halt work on the pipeline, which it said had been improperly permitted. The judge disagreed.
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Donald Trump says the U.S. should have taken Iraq's oil. Here's why that wasn't an option. 9.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Donald Trump says he wants to end long U.S. military entanglements. But he has also repeatedly said the U.S. should have seized Iraq’s oil after the 2003 invasion — an undertaking that would have been illegal, required decades of occupation by hundreds of thousands of troops, increased the risk...

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US stock indexes slide in morning trading; oil falls 9.9.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

U.S. stocks fell broadly in morning trading Friday, pulled down by sharp declines in utilities and consumer-focused companies. Investors were weighing the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will raise its key interest rate this year, following new remarks by a Fed bank president. Energy stocks also fell as the price of crude oil turned lower […]
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U.S. stock indexes slide in morning trading 9.9.2016 LA Times: Business

U.S. stocks fell broadly in early trading Friday, pulled down by sharp declines in utilities and consumer-focused companies. Energy stocks also fell as the price of crude oil turned lower following a rally the day before. News that North Korea had conducted a nuclear test also weighed on the market. 

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Trump thinks the U.S. should 'take the oil' in Iraq. Here's why that is not so easy. 9.9.2016 Washington Post
Trump thinks the U.S. should 'take the oil' in Iraq. Here's why that is not so easy.
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Another Gusher in Cowboyistan 9.9.2016 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Apache’s ‘Alpine High’ oil field shows the power of unplanned markets.
Denzel, Fuqua debut a more modern ‘Magnificent Seven’ 9.9.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TORONTO (AP) — The 41st Toronto International Film Festival got underway Thursday with Antoine Fuqua’s remake of “The Magnificent Seven,” an old-school Western with more modern faces. The film’s Thursday night premiere kicked off North America’s largest film festival, which is set to unspool some 300 films over the next 10 days. On tap are […]
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