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June 25, 2016
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White House to defend fracking authority
Washington (UPI) Jun 23, 2016
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the federal government would continue pressing its authority over hydraulic fracturing in the courts. From Wyoming, U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl found the federal Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management was not granted authority by Congress to regulate hydraulic fracturing on public lands. In his ruling, the judge said the decision was not based on environmental grounds. "The constitutional role of this court is to interpret the appli ... read more

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Canadian oil needs new outlets, industry group says
Canada can play a major role on the global oil market provided the right infrastructure is in place, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers said. ... more
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Saudi prince talks oil market stability with U.S.
Joint efforts needed to ensure stability in the global oil market were reviewed between Saudi and U.S. officials, the Saudi government's press agency said. ... more
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Irish rebound possible for oil, gas explorer Providence
After agreeing to a program aimed at raising capital, Irish oil and gas company Providence said it would examine frontier area oil and gas prospects. ... more
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China building energy ties to Russia, Putin says
Chinese partnerships in the Russian energy sector are expected to help establish a stronger diplomatic relationship, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. ... more


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Oil rallies on slight move against Brexit
Crude oil prices moved sharply higher in early Thursday trading as voters took to the polls to weigh in on British membership in the European Union. ... more

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OMV sets drilling record in Barents Sea
Austrian energy company OMV said it set a drilling record with a horizontal appraisal well at an oil field in the northernmost waters of Norway. ... more
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Energy services company Subsea 7 trims payroll
British energy services company Subsea 7 said it was trimming its labor force by more than 1,000 in an effort to adjust to the era of lower oil prices. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Canada Launches Maritime Monitoring Satellite

Significant humus loss in forests of the Bavarian Alps

Crop breeding is not keeping pace with climate change

Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision

How squash agriculture spread bees in pre-Columbian North America

Botanical diversity unraveled in a previously understudied forest in Angola

Immense species richness of bacterial-eating microorganisms discovered in soil

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Incoming OPEC leader says Nigeria returning to normal
Nigerian crude oil production may be on the verge of recovery despite uncertainty surrounding a truce with Niger Delta militants, an official said. ... more
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Oil tries to rally a day ahead of Brexit vote
Crude oil prices recovered somewhat Wednesday on expectations of declining inventories, though uncertainty could upend the rally ahead of the Brexit vote. ... more
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Encana tightens belt in Canadian reserves
The sale of more than 50,000 acres of land in the resource-rich northern parts of Alberta is part of an effort to streamline the portfolio of Encana Corp., the company said. ... more
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Report: Truce brokered in Nigeria oil fields
Nigerian media reported Tuesday the central government has brokered a 30-day truce with militants waging war on oil installations in the Niger Delta. ... more
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One dead in North Dakota oil well accident
One person is dead and two others are in critical condition following a fire at an oil installation at the heart of shale basins in North Dakota, a regulator said. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Hardware for Journey to Mars is a 'Big Catch'

Relics of the Milky Way's First Generation of Stars

China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"

An Ocean Lies a Few Kilometers Beneath Enceladus's Icy Surface

United Nations and China agree to increased space cooperation

Dormant Black Hole Eats Star, Becomes X-Ray Flashlight

Spaceflight Industries closes $25M financing round led by Mithril

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Scientists moot 'green fracking' technique
Adding CO2 instead of water to the cocktail used in fracking, could boost oil and gas extraction and help fight global warming at the same time, scientists said Tuesday. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Colorado's economy okay, but under energy pressures
Though budget forecasts are lower than initial projections, Colorado's governor said the revenue stream was strong considering the strains on the energy sector. ... more
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Offshore Egypt a win for Schlumberger
With pressure on the sector easing, a subsidiary of field services company Schlumberger said it secured a multi-million dollar contract for offshore Egypt. ... more
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Nigerian truce sends oil prices lower
Crude oil prices turned lower early Tuesday following a truce brokered with Nigerian oil bandits, amid pleas from the British prime minister to stay in the EU. ... more
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U.S. gas prices relatively low and stable
With short-term supply disruptions easing, U.S. commuters this summer can expect some of the lowest gas prices in more than a decade, AAA said. ... more

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'New' oil rebels spring from old in Nigeria's delta south
The Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group that has been attacking Nigeria's oil infrastructure since early this year, is anything but new, according to those familiar with the region. ... more
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Rosneft on Putin's agenda in China
A contractual arrangement extending possibly to Russian oil company Rosneft may be on the agenda for Russia's president as he heads to China, a report said. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea leader says new missile can strike US Pacific bases

N. Korea rules out nuclear talks resumption: official

NKorea test shows need for expanded missile defense: Pentagon chief

BeiDou GPS system targets global service around 2020

China promotes int'l development of homegrown GPS system

MUOS-5 Secure Communications Satellite to launch June 24

Russia to Publish Catalog Disclosing US Military Satellites





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Marathon buys Oklahoma shale player

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BP moving fast on Egyptian gas

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Oil-rich Oklahoma hit by 3.7 tremor

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No change in North Dakota rig count

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Oil rally continues into Monday

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Hungary's MOL continues streak in Pakistan

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Houston facing recessionary strains from low oil price

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Recession in Russia is more or less over, Putin says

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Giant sinkholes near West Texas oil patch towns are growing

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China's Sinopec seeks $5.5 bn in Repsol arbitration

Plains gets new order for Refugio oil spill

Oil snaps seven-session losing streak

U.S. consumer demand for gasoline high

Norway's oil production declines from April

Ukraine gas networks costly, Gazprom says

Niger Delta Avengers bombs another pipeline

Iran to build oil terminal with China

North Dakota oil output falls 6 percent

Canadian gas exports expected to drop

Devon Energy sells Texas assets to boost production

Oil prices continue steady drift away from $50

UK law firm faces payout over missing Trafigura compensation

Climate consequences of oil price uncertainty could be significant

Oklahoma's economy pressured, but holding steady

U.S. cuts in response to low oil to be the deepest

Opposition to British fracking plans swells

Rosneft says it's bigger than Gazprom

Oil prices take a beating

Conoco given protection order after Alberta release

Oil prices move lower even as demand pressures mount



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