User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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How will a small town in Arizona manage an ICE facility in Texas? 28.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Watchdogs who monitor for-profit immigrant jails say they've never seen anything quite like this arrangement.
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US-led bombing of Islamic State oil fields boosts Syria fuel prices, adds to economic woes 28.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
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North Texas Town Could Become First In The State To Ban Fracking 28.10.2014 NPR: All Things Considered
In Texas, early voting is underway ahead of the Nov. 4 election. In the north Texas town of Denton, that means people are deciding whether they want to ban the oil and gas drilling method known as "fracking." The outcome of that vote will have repercussions across the state.
Petrobras, Sarepta Therapeutics, Micron Technology and Novavax are big market movers 28.10.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Egypt’s leader grants military broad powers to put civilians on trial 27.10.2014 Washington Post: World

CAIRO — Egypt’s president expanded the powers of the country’s armed forces Monday to enable the prosecution of civilians in military courts, a move that rights activists fear will intensify an already searing government crackdown on dissent.

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British drilling in Falklands risks eco-disaster, says Argentina 27.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Malvinas secretary Daniel Filmus warns that extraction of oil and gas from sea bed without Argentinas consent is dangerous Argentinas newly created Malvinas secretary has warned that unilateral British drilling for oil and gas in the Falklands could unleash an environmental catastrophe on the scale of the Gulf of Mexico disaster . Speaking during a visit to London, Daniel Filmus said that attempts by British companies to extract hydrocarbons from the sea bed without Argentinas consent were hugely dangerous. Several small UK firms are currently exploring the vast maritime territory around the islands, believed to contain billions of dollars worth of oil and gas revenues. Filmus warned that without continental support from Argentina these technically difficult projects risked a major oil spillage across the pristine South ...
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Oil slips below $80 on signs of oversupply; energy stocks resume plunge 27.10.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Oil slips below $80, energy stocks fall 27.10.2014 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- The price of oil fell below $80 a barrel Monday morning and investors resumed their retreat from energy stocks....
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Top Chinese diplomat visits Vietnam to repair ties strained by oil rig, US arms sales 27.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
Lifting the ban on domestic oil exports would lower U.S. gas prices — a little bit 27.10.2014 Washington Post: Editorials
POLITICIANS HAVE stoked fears that lifting a 1970s ban on exporting U.S. crude oil would increase gasoline prices at home. Last week the Government Accountability Office said they are wrong . U.S. crude oil production is booming . The country is producing nearly 70 percent more crude than it did in 2008. The nation also boasts some of the world’s most advanced refineries. So why not keep all that crude here, refine it in U.S. facilities and sell it to Americans at a ...
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Vietnam keen on Indian participation in oil, gas exploration 26.10.2014 CNN-IBN: India
On the eve of its Prime Minister's visit, Vietnam on Sunday favoured greater participation by Indian companies in oil and gas exploration projects in South China Sea, a huge source of hydrocarbons, and promised to extend full security to them.
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Task force tours wells 26.10.2014 Durango Herald
GREELEY – Members of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s gas and oil task force took a drilling rig tour in south Weld County, another step in educating themselves about the drilling and reclamation process before they discuss suggestions to regulate the industry in urban areas.Sara Barwinski, Steve Moreno and Kent Peppler, three...
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Dead babies near oil drilling sites raise questions for researchers 26.10.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
The smartphone-sized grave marker is nearly hidden in the grass at Rock Point Cemetery. The name printed on plastic-coated paper — Beau Murphy — has been worn away.
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Iraqi forces, Kurdish Peshmerga free two towns from IS 26.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Baghdad, Oct 25 : Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga freed two towns in northern and central Iraq Saturday after fierce clashes with militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation, a security source said.
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Bakken's next phase: Natural gas 26.10.2014 Star Tribune: Business
Investors envision several projects that would make use of an abundant natural resource.
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Debate topic turns to Lachelt 25.10.2014 Durango Herald
DENVER – Republican gubernatorial challenger Bob Beauprez on Thursday accused La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt of a radical environmental agenda in co-chairing an oil and gas task force.Beauprez’s comments came during a debate with Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat who remains in a tight race against the former...
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Oil rigs and fish don't mix 25.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
To the editor: According to Jonah Goldberg, defunct oil rigs are the savior fish have been waiting for. ("The good news about offshore oil rigs," Op-Ed, Oct. 20)
Spain to challenge to Canary Island plan to hold referendum on oil exploration plans 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Move over JR Ewing: oil discovered near Gatwick airport 24.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Discovery of an estimated 20m barrels of oil raises prospects for a home counties version of Southfork Ranch

A town close to Gatwick airport has come a step closer to becoming Britains version of Dallas after test results showed an exploration well could contain almost 20m barrels of oil.

In contrast to the gleaming corporate headquarters, cattle herders and endless prairies in the opening credits of the fabled TV soap, the oil find is in woodland at Horse Hill, on the border of Surrey and Sussex. The nearest commercial centre is the commuter town of Horley with its two business parks, modern leisure centre and bustling hospitality industry.

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U.S. planning to bomb Syrian oil pipelines to cut off IS' funding 24.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
London, Oct 24 : The United States is planning to bomb pipelines in Syria in order to cut off the huge profits being made by Islamic State (IS) militant group from occupied oilfields, said a senior Obama administration official.
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