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August 28, 2014
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Nanoparticle research could enhance oil recovery, tracing of fracking fluid
Fort Collins CO (SPX) Aug 28, 2014
Two Colorado State University researchers are examining how nanoparticles move underground, knowledge that could eventually help improve recovery in oil fields and discover where hydraulic fracking chemicals travel. Vivian Li, assistant professor in the Department of Design and Merchandising, and William Sanford, associate professor in the Department of Geosciences, are trying to find patterns in how certain nanoparticles move underground. If successful, they could train the nanoparticles to ... read more
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Kinder Morgan moves out of anti-trust scrutiny
Pipeline company Kinder Morgan Inc. said it was cleared by the U.S. government to consolidate its operations under a single banner. ... more
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Shell posts gas find in deep Malaysia waters
Royal Dutch Shell said Tuesday its second major natural gas discovery off the coast of Malaysia underpins its strategy to develop a clean energy future. ... more
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Mexican energy reforms to yield production growth
Mexican energy sector reforms are expected to yield growth in long-term production trends, analysis from the U.S. Energy Department said. ... more
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Global security issues spare oil, AAA says
While geopolitical tensions are high, the impact on international oil markets is minimal and gas prices in the United States keep moving lower, AAA said. ... more


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Wood Mackenzie sees good things in Norway
The Norwegian government could pull in $84 billion in taxes from the natural reserves yet to be developed in its territory, analysis from Wood Mackenzie finds. ... more
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Iran says sanctions hurt South Pars gas developments
Sanctions targeting the Iranian energy sector have curtailed development of the South Pars natural gas field, the Iranian energy minister said Tuesday. ... more
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IEA boss says U.S. LNG won't change European landscape
Liquefied natural gas sent from North America to European markets likely won't make much of a regional difference, the director of the IEA said from Norway. ... more
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Slovakia said to stay on sidelines of Ukrainian energy sector
Russian media reports Tuesday it was told by a Slovakian energy company it won't play a role in management of Ukraine's gas transit system. ... more
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Long-term gas supplies top Russian, Chinese agenda
Russian energy company Gazprom said its top officials met with the Chinese ambassador to Russia to discuss long-term natural gas supplies. ... more
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Pipeline technology to help Brazil tap pre-salt deposits
Oil services company Wood Group Kenny said Tuesday it secured more than $2 million in contracts for work off the coast of Brazil from Petrobras. ... more
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Statoil assessing obstacles to Rosneft relationship
Norwegian energy company Statoil stands by its partners in Russia, though Western sanctions do present some obstacles, the company's top executive said Monday. ... more
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Natural gas pipeline between Iran and Iraq ready for testing
The first stage of a natural gas pipeline connecting Iran to Iraq is ready for testing, the head of an Iranian gas development company said. ... more
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Pittsburgh airport host to shale natural gas operation
Local officials in Pennsylvania say there have been few complaints about hydraulic fracturing operations near Pittsburgh International Airport. ... more
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Pipeline through Mexico to source U.S. natural gas
French energy company GDF Suez said Monday it started construction on a natural gas pipeline running through Mexico through a partnership with Pemex. ... more
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Iraq's oil exports up 4 percent from June
Iraqi oil exports in July, including oil sent from the Turkish sea port of Ceyhan, were 4 percent higher than the previous month, a marketing company said. ... more
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Rosneft inks asset swap with Norwegian drilling company
Russian energy company Rosneft said Friday it signed an agreement to acquire a stake in a Norwegian drilling company in exchange for drilling rigs. ... more
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July a record-setting month for U.S. oil
Imports of petroleum products into the United States last month were the lowest they've been in 19 years, the American Petroleum Institute said. ... more

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Oil thieves cause pipeline leak, pollute Mexico river
Thieves who tapped an oil pipeline in northern Mexico caused a spill that contaminated the San Juan River, a key irrigation source for farmers, authorities said Thursday. ... more
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Maersk Oil to streamline operations at Houston office
Oil services company Maersk Oil said it would diminish its workforce at its office in Houston, though it remains focused on developing deep U.S. waters. ... more
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Turkish energy minister says oil work in Iraq idled

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Canada to hear aboriginal concerns over oil pipeline

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Turkey secures loans to buy stake in Shah Deniz gas project

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Azeri delegation reviews ties to Iran's energy sector

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North Sea platform shut down because of pipeline corrosion

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Scotland wants to replicate Norwegian energy success

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EIA: Gasoline prices falling across the nation

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Shale oil means U.S. oil imports decline, analysis shows

Eni, BP venture gets gas going from offshore Egyptian project

Shale oil 'dividend' could pay for smaller carbon footprint

Oil spill in North Dakota reported near Canadian border

U.S. sells acreage off Texas coast to energy companies

Norway's DNO stands ground in Kurdish north

Energy groups lean on Washington for more offshore access

New Orleans hosts energy auction for Gulf of Mexico

Slovakia considers more work in Ukraine's gas sector

Production gains boost Australian energy company Woodside

Wood Mac: Europe could take page from U.S. shale gas

Iran seeks backers for small-scale LNG developments

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EPA on scene leading federal response to Ohio River spill

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Russia readies for construction of gas pipeline to China

Bulgaria suspends role in South Stream gas pipeline

Norway's leader on hand to open new North Sea oil platform

Lukoil ships first batch of oil from Iraq's West Qurna field

Cairn bold going forward but hurt so far

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