User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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World’s biggest ship, the Pieter Schelte, sparks Nazi outrage on arrival in Rotterdam 24.1.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Jewish groups ‘fought for 10 years’ to stop owner naming Allseas vessel after his father, an SS officer Continue reading...
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Illinois misses the fracking boom because of falling oil prices 24.1.2015 Chicago Tribune: Business
Lyle Weber paid off a sizable chunk of his son's college loan three years ago with money he got from an oil company intending to drill on his ...
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Scotland advised not to take North Sea oil for granted 24.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Sir Ian Wood says SNP should focus on improving Scotland and shelve independence plans for the foreseeable future

The North Sea oil industry is winding down and politicians and workers must start planning for the future “pretty quickly”, a senior industry figure and government adviser has warned.

Sir Ian Wood, the founder of the Wood Group who conducted a recent review of offshore oil and gas recovery for the UK government, said workers in Aberdeen have taken oil for granted but now need to change their thinking.

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Gasoline under $3 was shocking. Now it's under $2. Will it ever end? 24.1.2015 Star Tribune: Business
$2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump 24.1.2015 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero....
Cuadrilla requests deferral of Lancashire fracking decision 23.1.2015 Guardian: Environment
Shale gas firm offers measures to address noise and traffic concerns raised by planning officers at two proposed sites Continue reading...
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Some megaload protesters report contact from FBI 23.1.2015 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Activists who oppose the transport of giant oil-field equipment through parts of Idaho and Washington say they have been contacted by FBI agents....
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Don’t eat the snow in North Dakota 23.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
North Dakota has the dirtiest snow in America, according to researchers.
Oil rises after death of Saudi king, but effect seen muted 23.1.2015 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oil prices rose on the news of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Thursday, but the king's death is not expected to change the course of oil prices over the next several months....
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Bakken Shale Wastewater Leak Taints River in North Dakota 23.1.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Salty wastewater from Bakken Shale oil wells has contaminated a creek and flowed into the Missouri River after a huge pipeline leak in North Dakota, state officials said ...
Bakken Shale Oil-Well Wastewater Leak Taints River in North Dakota 23.1.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Salty wastewater from Bakken Shale oil wells has contaminated a creek and flowed into the Missouri River after a huge pipeline leak in North Dakota, state officials said Thursday.
Barriers set up, water being testing at North Dakota site of 3 million-gallon saltwater spill 23.1.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Romney Shifts on Climate Change Again 23.1.2015 Boston Globe: Latest
The former Massachusetts governor said climate change is caused by human activity, marking another shift in his public opinion on the ...
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At Davos, CEOs Positive on Oil Price Drop 22.1.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Low oil prices have roiled oil companies, but chief executives from a wide swath of the global economy gathered at Davos are looking forward to a boost from the drop.
Mexico pushes on with oilfield auctions 22.1.2015 Financial Times US
Process viewed by many as the sale of the nation’s crown jewels
Will BP oil spill change how companies drill? 22.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the trial gets underway this week, we look at how oil companies think about future drilling, fracking and mining.
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How long will crude prices stay low? 22.1.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'How long will crude prices stay low?' at newkerala.com.
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Low Oil Prices Affecting Maersk Oil Business 22.1.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Nils S. Andersen, the chief executive of shipping and infrastructure company Maersk Group, sounded a cautiously optimistic tone about the company’s prospects in the face of falling oil prices.
Obituary: Naseem Ansari helped his son build Surly Brewing 22.1.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Obituary: Naseem Ansari, a man with big ideas 22.1.2015 Star Tribune: Local
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