User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
Last updated: Apr 25 2014 07:04 IST RSS 2.0
 
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CNPC launches oil production pilot scheme 22.4.2014 Financial Times: Energy
The project at the Jilin and Liaohe fields accounted for under 12% of PetroChina’s domestic crude oil output in February, down from 14% five years ago
Cnooc First-Quarter Revenue Up 6.9% 22.4.2014 Wall St. Journal: US
Cnooc Ltd., China's biggest offshore oil and gas producer by output, said first-quarter oil and gas revenue jumped 6.9% on year, thanks mainly to strong growth in overseas output.
Scientists use krypton gas to date the age of ancient ice cores 22.4.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Scientists say they have developed a way to accurately date Earth’s oldest and densest polar ice by analyzing the composition of krypton gas trapped within ancient air bubbles.
Scientists use krypton gas to date the age of ancient ice cores 22.4.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Scientists say they have developed a way to accurately date Earth’s oldest and densest polar ice by analyzing the composition of krypton gas trapped within ancient air bubbles.
Federal bureaucracy no aid to cows or innovation 22.4.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Federal bureaucracy no aid to cows or innovation The federal government should go lean and avoid bureaucracy to strengthen America's innovative ...
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Obama's Keystone pipeline trap 22.4.2014 LA Times: Commentary
The president's predicament is just the latest example of how climate change monomania has become a problem for environmentalists — and the country.

On Good Friday, President Obama made a bad call. The State Department announced that it would delay its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until after the Nebraska Supreme Court rules in a case involving the route. The administration insists the decision to punt has nothing to do with politics. Pretty much everyone else thinks otherwise.
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Iraq Oil Output Exceeds Hussein Era 22.4.2014 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The problem for Iraq now: How to export its plentiful oil amid bureaucracy, corruption and violent attacks.
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Greeley school parents' fury forces oil and gas driller to back down 22.4.2014 Denver Post: Local
An oil and gas industry proposal to drill 19 wells within 900 feet of an elementary school in Greeley ignited such parent fury that company officials on Monday backed ...
Stocks log longest winning streak in six months 22.4.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began.
Stocks log longest winning streak in six months 21.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first-quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and Asia. Toymaker Hasbro gained after saying it returned to profitability in its first quarter. A strong earnings report from Netflix pushed the company’s stock higher in after-hours trading. Close to a third of the companies in the Standard...
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Stocks most higher at the start of another major week for corporate earnings 21.4.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Stocks edge higher at the start of another major week for corporate earnings 21.4.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Halliburton posts 1st-qtr net income of $622M, reversing year-ago loss stemming from oil spill 21.4.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Two Chinese engineers abducted in Sudan (Cached) 21.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
Khartoum, April 21 : Unidentified men kidnapped two Chinese engineers working at an oil field belonging to Sudanese companies in the country's West Kordofan state Friday, Chinese embassy sources said here Sunday.
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Environmental groups cringe as some trade unions support oil and gas drilling, pipelines 20.4.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom 20.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Pittsburgh • After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they’re now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and gas boom. That vocal support from blue-collar workers complicates efforts by environmentalists to limit the drilling process known as fracking. “The shale became a lifesaver and a lifeline for a lot of working families,” said Dennis Martire, ...
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Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom 20.4.2014 AP Top News
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and gas boom....
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‘The Boom’: the promise and perils of fracking 20.4.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Wall Street Journal reporter Russell Gold’s new book, “The Boom,” is an evenhanded look at the oil and gas drilling process known as fracking.
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Does fracking cause quakes? California needs to know. 20.4.2014 LA Times: Commentary
A swarm of Ohio quakes that geologists say may be linked to fracking illustrate the risks in California.

Many concerns have been raised about hydraulic fracturing — also known as fracking — but the one scientists know the least about is the potential for earthquakes.
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Surging oil traffic puts region at risk 20.4.2014 Seattle Times: Local
The amount of oil leaving Prince William Sound is a quarter of what it was when the Exxon Valdez spilled 10.8 million gallons of crude in Alaska. But as the energy industry transforms the Pacific Northwest into a fossil-fuel gateway, tanker traffic could explode.
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