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Officials Suspicious Of Connection Between Gas Project & Oil Referendum

July 16, 2014 10:48 am | by BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press | Comments

The decision Alaska voters make on an oil-tax referendum next month could have implications for a proposed liquefied natural gas project, the senior project manager said Tuesday, a point deemed a scare tactic by one state lawmaker.  

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China Moves Oil Rig Out Of Vietnamese Waters

July 16, 2014 10:44 am | by CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press | Comments

China on Wednesday moved an oil rig out of waters claimed by Hanoi after two months of drilling that triggered a near-breakdown in ties between the neighbors and led to deadly protests in Vietnam.                      

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Banning Old Oil Train Cars

July 16, 2014 10:43 am | by PHUONG LE, MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press | Comments

Environmental groups asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to immediately ban shipments of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars, citing oil train wrecks and explosions and the agency's own findings that accidents pose an imminent hazard.

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California Gets Tough On Refineries

July 16, 2014 10:38 am | by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press | Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency is coming to one of the nation's largest petroleum-producing areas to hold public hearings on a proposal aimed at reducing toxic air pollution from California to Texas through tough new controls on oil refineries.  

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Factory Output Rises For 5th Straight Month

July 16, 2014 10:37 am | by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer | Comments

U.S. factory output increased for the fifth straight month in June as manufacturers cranked out more aircraft, chemicals and furniture.                               

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Gold Mine Expands Onto Federal Land

July 16, 2014 10:34 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc., which is owned by Kinross, has submitted the request to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to expand the open-pit gold mine onto federal land.                     

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Power Plant Fuel Leak Threatens River

July 16, 2014 10:29 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Polish officials say a malfunction at a coal power plant has caused a leakage of fuel, and emergency officials are working to make sure it doesn't contaminate the nearby Vistula River.              

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Texas City Rejects Fracking Ban

July 16, 2014 10:10 am | by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press | Comments

The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday that would have made it the first city in the state to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community.

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Camden Plant Could Create 3,000 Jobs

July 15, 2014 10:07 am | by GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press | Comments

A company that makes components for power plants that it eventually expects to bring 3,000 jobs to the facility it plans to build in Camden, one of the nation's poorest cities.                               

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Tennessee County Will Reapply For Pipeline Permit

July 15, 2014 10:05 am | by Associated Press | Comments

An eastern Tennessee county is considering asking the state again for permits that would allow US Nitrogen to build miles-long pipelines to and from the Nolichucky River.                                   

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Court Dismisses Challenges To NY Fracking Review

July 15, 2014 10:03 am | by MARY ESCH, Associated Press | Comments

A judge has dismissed two lawsuits challenging the state's delay in finishing its health and environmental analysis of the potential impact of shale gas development in New York, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

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The Link Between Injection Wells & Earthquakes

July 15, 2014 10:00 am | by EMILY SCHMALL, JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press | Comments

States where hydraulic fracturing is taking place have seen a surge in earthquake activity, raising suspicions that the unconventional drilling method could be to blame, especially the wells where the industry disposes of its wastewater.  

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Royal Dutch Shell said Friday it is selling its Australian gasoline stations and refinery to energy trader Vitol Group for 2.9 billion Australian dollars ($2.6 billion).

Shell Adds Third Major Discovery To Norphlet Play

July 15, 2014 9:58 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Shell announces its third major discovery in the Norphlet play in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico with the successful Rydberg exploration well.                           

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Albemarle Buys Rockwood In $6.2B Deal

July 15, 2014 9:53 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Specialty chemicals company Albemarle is buying counterpart Rockwood Holdings Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.2 billion.                             

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Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body at a southwestern Indiana aluminum plant.

Alcoa Signs $1.1B Deal To Make Jet Engine Parts

July 15, 2014 9:50 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Alcoa signed a $1.1 billion deal to make jet engine parts for a unit of United Technologies Corp.                                           

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