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Freighter Freed After Running Aground Near Detroit

November 4, 2014 10:41 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A freighter carrying coal has been freed after running aground in the Detroit River.                            

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Judge Tosses Mining Company Violation Notice

November 4, 2014 10:35 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal judge dismissed a notice from the U.S. Secretary of Labor finding that a Patriot Coal subsidiary displayed a "pattern of violations" in its operations.               

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Oil Prices Hit 4-Year Lows After Saudi Discount

November 4, 2014 10:27 am | by Pan Pylas, Associated Press | Comments

Oil prices sank to four-year lows on Tuesday following reports Saudi Arabia, OPEC's largest oil producer, is cutting its prices for customers in the U.S.                 

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U.S. Factory Orders Slip In September

November 4, 2014 10:24 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories declined in September, dragged by falling demand in the volatile aircraft category.                        

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California Counties Take Fracking To The Booth

November 2, 2014 8:31 pm | by Ellen Knickmeyer, AP | Comments

Chevron, ExxonMobil and other oil companies have donated about $7 million to try to defeat the fracking bans. These measures would ban not only fracking but one of the most commonly used drilling methods in the state - steam injection. None of the three counties currently are known to host onshore fracking, which has led some to argue that the vote is no more necessary than banning ice-fishing.

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Feds Release Arctic Drilling Review

November 2, 2014 8:25 pm | by DAN JOLING, Associated Press | Comments

The agency acknowledges that there is a 75 percent chance that one or more large oil spills of 42,000 gallons or more could occur if leases are developed. A supplemental review assumes an extraction of 4.3 billion barrels over the life of the leases.

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Oil Company Lawsuit Bill Deemed Unconstitutional

November 2, 2014 8:20 pm | by Kevin McGill, AP | Comments

Judge Janice Clark's decision came a day after two of the smaller players in the suit agreed to a settlement with the New Orleans-area board, which entailed a $50,000 payment for the two Texas companies.                                      

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Fracking Ban On The Ballot In North Texas

November 2, 2014 8:15 pm | by Emily Schmall, AP | Comments

Scores of cities in other states have considered similar bans over health and environmental concerns. But the proposal in Denton is a litmus test on whether any community in Texas — the nation's biggest oil and gas producer — can rebuff the industry and still thrive.

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Mine Project Splits Alaskan Industries

November 2, 2014 8:09 pm | by Nicholas Riccardi, AP | Comments

The Pebble Mine project that is on Tuesday's ballot embodies the paradoxes of Alaska politics, starting with the unlikely trio of conservatives who put the issue on the map about seven years ago.                                           

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China's Economic Slowdown Hurts Globally, But Not U.S.

November 2, 2014 8:00 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP | Comments

The United States has been recovering steadily as China's economy has weakened. China was growing at a double-digit pace in 2010, when the U.S. was still struggling to escape the recession. Now, the U.S. economy has expanded at a four percent annual pace over the past six months.

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North Dakota Tribe To Drill Its Own Wells

November 2, 2014 7:52 pm | by Josh Wood, AP | Comments

While the 1,300-plus wells currently on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation produce roughly a third of North Dakota's daily output, the tribe only receives a fraction of money generated through royalties and a tax-sharing agreement with the state. That's why the four new wells will be important, say tribal councilmen.

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Crude Exports Continue To Rise

October 31, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments

The United States exported its highest level of crude oil in 57 years, and since April, crude exports have included modest amounts of Canadian-produced barrels that were moved through the United States and then re-exported to Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Singapore.

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Royal DSM Announces New Georgia Polymerization Plant

October 31, 2014 1:03 pm | Comments

The decision to locate the plant in Augusta is a demonstration of the close working relationship between DSM and the State of Georgia. Construction is scheduled to start in Q1 2015 with completion targeted for mid-2016.                   

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Columbia Coal Mine Collapses - Trapping Miners

October 31, 2014 12:55 pm | Comments

A specialized mine rescue team, as well as other searchers, are working at the scene. Antioquia Gov. Sergio Fajardo says it is likely to take three days to reach the men in a "very complicated" rescue operation.             

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Consumer Index Reaches 7-Year High

October 31, 2014 12:51 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | Comments

The solid increase suggests consumers largely dismissed concerns about slowing global growth and have ignored the sharp swings in financial markets earlier this month. Instead, greater hiring and lower gas prices are boosting their outlook.

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