User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
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Montbello to get 4.5-acre park from feds 22.4.2015 Denver Post: Local
Federal officials are devoting $3 million in revenues from offshore oil and gas drilling to create new parks in nine cities, including Denver, to make urban areas ...
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Jobs trimmed in 31 states 22.4.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states.The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose or were unchanged in 27 states and fell in 23 states. Eighteen states gained jobs, while...
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Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling 22.4.2015 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection....
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Pentair reports lower than expected quarterly earnings as oil and energy markets struggle 22.4.2015 Star Tribune: Business
The company, based in Ireland but managed mainly from Golden Valley, had warned investors its results would be lower.
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Denver reaps $250,000 from federal oil and gas for Montbello park 22.4.2015 Denver Post: Local
Federal officials are devoting $3 million in revenues from off-shore oil and gas drilling to create new parks in nine cities including Denver, a push to make urban areas ...
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Exxon CEO Expects Oil Prices to Remain Low 21.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The fall in oil prices is creating a crucible for the U.S. oil and gas business, testing the resiliency of the shale revolution, said Exxon Mobil CEO Rex ...
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Unemployment falls in just 23 US states as hiring slows, oil and gas industries take hit 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Baker Hughes Cuts More Jobs 21.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: US
Baker Hughes said it has cut 17% of its workforce, and the oil-field-services company closed or consolidated 140 facilities during the first quarter amid falling oil prices. The company also reported first-quarter results that came in sharply below Wall Street expectations.
Pemex set to expand oil production 21.4.2015 Financial Times: Energy
Mexico’s state-controlled energy company says falling output trend is poised to end
Weld County authorities find $300k in drill bits from oil, gas site 21.4.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
Authorities in Weld County announced Monday night the recovery of six of seven drill bits stolen from an oil and gas site, saying they also located three more bits yet to be reported ...
Oil Price Falls 21.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: US
Analysts have warned that although U.S. oil production will slow in the coming months, other major producers are still pumping at a fast pace, exacerbating the global glut.
Business News Roundup, April 21 21.4.2015 SFGate: Business & Technology
The founder of the Cirque Du Soleil said Monday he is giving up the majority stake in his circus troupe that has wowed audiences worldwide for 30 years and propelled him from street performer to billionaire. What was once a small troupe of vagabonds has grown to a 4,000-person operation headquartered in Montreal that will now be controlled by the U.S. private equity firm TPG. Cirque founder Guy Laliberte told a news conference in Montreal that he has signed a deal to sell a majority stake to TPG for an undisclosed price. Pandora Media is replacing two board members, both longtime investors, with music-industry veterans, the company announced Monday. Timothy J. Leiweke, the chief executive of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment in Toronto, will join Pandora’s board immediately, and Roger Faxon, the former chief of the music conglomerate EMI, has been nominated and will stand for election at Pandora’s annual shareholders’ meeting June 4, the Oakland company said. [...] Pandora is engaged in several ...
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See the Gulf of Mexico 5 years after the BP oil spill 21.4.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Remnants remain five years after a BP oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people.
Halliburton says it has cut 9,000 jobs in wake of oil's drop 21.4.2015 LA Times: Business
Halliburton Co. has cut 9,000 jobs — more than 10 percent of its workforce — in about six months and is considering more cost-cutting moves as falling oil prices sap demand for its drilling help.
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Business Highlights 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
Appetite For Gulf Seafood Is Back, But The Crabs And Oysters Aren't 21.4.2015 NPR News
Five years after the BP oil spill, the public has stopped asking whether seafood from the Gulf is safe to eat. But now there's a supply issue, and fishermen worry about the future of their industry.
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BP Oil Spill Anniversary Highlights Changes In Industry Safety Standards 21.4.2015 NPR: All Things Considered
Offshore oil industry safety standards have been scrutinized since the BP spill five years ago. It happened when an oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, causing over 3 billion barrels to gush out.
Lower oil prices lead Halliburton to cut 9,000 jobs, post to 1Q loss of $643 million 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: Business
US indexes rebound from a slump the week before as Hasbro and others jump on strong earnings 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
Correction: Gulf Oil Spill-Empty Graves-Full Hearts story 21.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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