User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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Canada imposes new sanctions against Russia 20.12.2014 New Kerala: World News
Ottawa, Dec 20 : Canada will impose restrictions on the export of technology, in relation to Arctic, deep water and shale oil exploration and extraction, to Russia, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said.
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Arctic offshore drilling company enters guilty pleas to environmental, maritime crimes 20.12.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
Global oil impact: Who's hurting, happy, hopeful 19.12.2014 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oil's plunge is spreading both pain and gain across the globe....
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Cyprus says initial Eni-Kogas offshore drilling finds no natural gas, more drilling to follow 19.12.2014 Star Tribune: World
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2 dead, 2 reported hurt in explosion and fire at oil rig in southeastern Oklahoma 19.12.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Unions call for North Sea tax breaks as oil slump threatens jobs 19.12.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Oil’s decline to less than $60 a barrel has forced oil and gas firms to cut hundreds of jobs, delay projects and scrap drilling contracts

The government was urged on Friday to come to the rescue of the North Sea oil industry with further tax cuts that will protect offshore operators from the global oil price slump.

The plea was made by trade union leaders in Aberdeen who also warned that a run down in staffing and maintenance spending could endanger safety on North Sea platforms.

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2 dead in explosion, fire at Oklahoma oil rig 19.12.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Oklahoma officials say two people have died of injuries suffered during an explosion and fire at an oil rig in the southeastern corner of the state.
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2 dead in explosion, fire at Oklahoma oil rig 19.12.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Oklahoma officials say two people have died of injuries suffered during an explosion and fire at an oil rig in the southeastern corner of the state.
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Wonga customer wins fees challenge 19.12.2014 BBC: Business
Payday lender Wonga will refund the fees and interest charged to a customer whose outstanding loan has already been written off.
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Bank fine boosts public borrowing 19.12.2014 BBC: Business
A bank fine of £1.1bn for manipulating currency markets has helped government borrowing figures in November, official figures show.
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North Sea oil fears 'too dramatic' 19.12.2014 BBC: Business
A leading figure in the UK's oil industry, Sir Ian Wood, tells the BBC warnings the industry is close to collapse are overstating the problem.
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HK tycoon found guilty of corruption 19.12.2014 BBC News: AsiaPacific
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and a former government official have been found guilty in the city's biggest-ever corruption case.
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Oil Plunge Brings Jitters to Texas City 19.12.2014 Wall St. Journal: Economy
Corpus Christi has ridden a rocket of a rebirth in recent years, propelled by a more than 30-fold increase in oil production at the nearby Eagle Ford Shale. But lower oil prices are taking a toll.
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No Fracking In New York? That's OK With Pennsylvania 19.12.2014 NPR: All Things Considered
Environmental groups cheered New York's decision to ban the practice, and some in the industry say when it comes to good-paying jobs, New York's loss is Pennsylvania's gain.
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In a post-election flurry, Obama testing his powers and setting an activist course 19.12.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers 19.12.2014 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a recent streak of activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors....
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Revolutionary research scientist Theo Colborn dies at 87 in Paonia 18.12.2014 Denver Post: Local
If Theo Colborn had not been such an avid bird watcher, the world might not know about the emerging dangers of endocrine-disrupting ...
New York Moves to Ban Fracking 18.12.2014 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration said Wednesday it would prohibit hydraulic fracturing statewide, citing health concerns and calling the economic benefits to drilling in New York state limited.
Routt County's improving economy confronts a shortage of workers 18.12.2014 Steamboat Pilot
The welcome news is that Routt County’s economy is improving based on retail sales, and unemployment is down. The sobering news for Steamboat Springs business managers and owners is that they may find themselves working in the trenches more than they are accustomed to this ski season. Yampa Valley Data Partners declared a labor shortage in Routt County in its Fast Facts release on Wednesday based on a statistical analysis that shows employment opportunities are out of balance with the work force. “I think there are going to be a lot of business owners and general managers who are going to be having to carry the load themselves this winter, particularly at restaurants, hotels and the hospitality industry,” Randy Rudasics said. “It will be particularly acute when times are most busy. Most restaurant owners might be in the kitchen cooking because they have to, or standing out in the dining room helping people find tables.” Rudasics, manager of the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center at Colorado Mountain ...
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North Sea firms facing 'crisis' 18.12.2014 BBC: Business
The director of Premier Oil says no new North Sea projects are profitable with oil below $60 a barrel and the industry is "close to collapse".
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