User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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Lightning threatens N.D. oil patch saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning threatens N.D. oil patch saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites 19.7.2014 AP Business
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling - not the oil wells or drilling rigs - that were to blame....
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Recent fires at North Dakota oil byproduct disposal sites shows vulnerability to lightning 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
Whales under threat as US approves seismic oil prospecting in Atlantic 19.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Sonic cannons to be used in ocean from Delaware to Florida
Study estimates 138,000 sea creatures could be affected

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Obama administration approves using sonic cannons to explore for oil along US Eastern Seaboard 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Using sonic cannons to locate offshore oil and gas, by the numbers 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Federal government OKs oil exploration in Atlantic Ocean 19.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The decision opens the way for companies to seek permits to look for oil in a stretch of the Atlantic from Delaware to Florida, using compressed-air guns that blast the ocean bottom with sound pulses many times louder than a jet engine every 10 seconds for weeks at a time.
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Federal government OKs oil exploration in Atlantic Ocean 19.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The decision opens the way for companies to seek permits to look for oil in a stretch of the Atlantic from Delaware to Florida, using compressed-air guns that blast the ocean bottom with sound pulses many times louder than a jet engine every 10 seconds for weeks at a time.
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Obama administration approves sonic cannons, reopening US Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration 19.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
St. Augustine Beach, Fla. • The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, announcing final approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor. The decision promises to create plenty of jobs and thrills the oil industry, but dismays environmentalists worried about the immediate impact as well as the long-term implications of oil development. The cannons fill waters shared by whales and turtles with soun...
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Advanced Micro Devices, B&G Foods , Knoll, Skyworks, and Gentiva are big market movers 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
In Iraq, Syria, militants try to govern as a state 18.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Across the broad swath of territory it controls bridging Syria and Iraq, extremist militants from the group known as the Islamic State have proven to be highly organized administrators. Flush with cash, they fix roads, police traffic, administer courts, and have even set up an export system of smuggled crude from oil fields they control.
In Iraq, Syria, militants try to govern as a state 18.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Across the broad swath of territory it controls bridging Syria and Iraq, extremist militants from the group known as the Islamic State have proven to be highly organized administrators. Flush with cash, they fix roads, police traffic, administer courts, and have even set up an export system of smuggled crude from oil fields they control.
Obama approves sonic cannons for use in east coast gas and oil exploration 18.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Decision opens an area of the eastern seaboard larger than two Californias to exploration for the first time in decades

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Seismology: Oklahoma quakes linked to drilling 18.7.2014 Financial Times: Science & Tech
A team of geophysicists has shown that the tremors are due to wastewater from oil and gas extraction being pumped into disposal wells
AP NewsBreak: Obama opens East Coast to oil search 18.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.
AP NewsBreak: Obama opens East Coast to oil search 18.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.
AP NewsBreak: Obama opens East Coast to oil search 18.7.2014 AP Top News
ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles....
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