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August 30, 2016
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Exposure to chemicals released during fracking may harm fertility
Columbia MO (SPX) Aug 29, 2016
More than 15 million Americans live within a one-mile radius of unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations. UOGs combine directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to release natural gas from underground rock. Scientific studies, while ongoing, are still inconclusive on the potential long-term effects fracturing has on human development. Researchers at the University of Missouri have released a study that is the first of its kind to link exposure to chemicals released during hy ... read more

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Air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies
Chemists at the University of Texas at Arlington have published a new study that indicates that highly variable contamination events registered in and around unconventional oil and gas developments ... more
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Tehran: We'll survive era of low oil prices
Iran is one of the major oil producers whose economy has been least damaged by the decline in crude oil prices, the country's finance minister said. ... more
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Ailing but oil-rich Kazakhstan lent a hand
A multimillion dollar loan will help Kazakhstan, home to one of the world's largest oil fields, connect better with neighboring trade routes, a lender said. ... more
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North Dakota rig count lower for fourth straight week
As oil prices steady, state data show the number of rigs actively exploring for or producing oil and gas in North Dakota declined for the fourth straight week. ... more


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Oil prices lower on Yellen hangover
Crude oil prices moved sharply lower to start the trading day Monday as jitters carried over from last week's U.S. Federal Reserve statements on interest rates. ... more

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Sinopec blames slow economic growth for slump
China's Sinopec, one of the largest companies of its kind, said weak global economic recovery was in part behind its 13 percent decline in operating profit. ... more
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Statoil: Expect more for less at Johan Sverdrup
The cost to develop the giant Johan Sverdrup oil field offshore Norway has improved so that it will be competitive at lower oil prices, the operator said. ... more
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NATO in favor of political moves in oil-rich Libya
NATO allies expressed support for political movements in oil-rich Libya, which they said are vital steps in ensuring peace in the war-torn country. ... more
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British oil production up from last year
The British government reported total first quarter production of natural reserves increased at the same time the country relied less on foreign imports. ... more
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Modest interest in latest Gulf of Mexico lease
Despite tough industry conditions, bidding that emerged in the latest lease shows the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remains good energy acreage, the government said. ... more
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Russian oil company posts production gains
Thanks in part to Arctic oil, total production of oil and gas reserves are 10 percent higher than last year, Russian oil company Gazprom Neft said. ... more
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Low oil prices a win for consumers
The increase in U.S. oil production that helped push crude oil prices lower may have hurt the industry, but that's offset by consumer benefits, the API said. ... more
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EIA: OPEC oil revenue down nearly 50 percent
Net revenue for members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries from oil dropped nearly 50 percent year-on-year, U.S. analysis found. ... more
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Norway hopes to squeeze more out of North Sea
The Norwegian government said it consented to the use of a drilling platform in the North Sea in order to squeeze the remaining resources out of the area. ... more
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Iran's oil minister defends market share
Iran's oil minister said Friday he'll go to an Algerian meeting where producers could move to stabilize prices, but kept his defense of market share. ... more
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2017 will be clearer, offshore drilling company says
There are signs of stability in offshore exploration and production, but it may be next year before any real indications surface, a London-managed driller said. ... more
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API: U.S. gas a strategic asset
With U.S. Vice President Joe Biden touting diversity in the European energy market, an industry group said exports from U.S. ports could be a strategic interest. ... more

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Dakota Access Pipeline poses an 'existential' threat
Environmental and tribal groups protesting an oil pipeline from North Dakota said in a letter to the White House it poses a threat to their existence. ... more
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CNOOC reports $1.16 bn net loss
China's main offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC saw its shares on the Hong Kong stock exchange fall Thursday, after it reported a $1.16 billion net loss for the first half of 2016. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Lockheed Martin receives $19 million THAAD contract modification

Iran says 'nuclear spy' arrested, bailed

Iran deploys long-range missiles to Fordo nuclear site

Wheels up for China's new aero-engine group

China's H-6K bomber to be showcased at first public event

Obama, Erdogan to meet Sunday in China on G20 sidelines: WHouse

Kerry to meet India's leaders after defence pact sealed





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Nanofur for oil spill cleanup

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Scientists develop nanofur material to soak up oil

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White House urged to ban Atlantic Ocean seismic activity

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PetroChina profit almost wiped out in first half

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Oil prices move lower as OPEC doubts persist

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Norway expects slump in oil, gas investments

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Gazprom says it's not impacted by sanctions

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Analyst: Oil near $50 not good for a freeze

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Alberta's economy hit by May wildfires

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New gas extraction methods increase price responsiveness

Statoil grabs hold of British waters

An elephant in the room offshore Senegal

Oil pipeline leak in Red Sea, Jordan tells Israel

Oil prices extend losses for a second day

Gazprom reviewing Nord Stream 2 options

Gas prices follow in oil's footsteps

Pakistan gets energy security loan

Three tremors in 24 hours near Oklahoma shale country

Oil-rich Texas sees slight employment gains

Nicaragua refinery fire under control: officials

Oil price rally hits a wall

Niger Delta Avengers consider de-escalating conflict

North Dakota rig count lower for third straight week

Russia gas pipelines in Georgia targeted by militants

Gas lines hit by military shells in eastern Ukraine

Statoil rolls out North Sea development plans

Australia's Santos takes a $1.1 billion loss

Oil from refinery blast slickens Nicaragua habitat: environmentalists

Industry data dump show U.S. energy dynamics even

Oil prices mixed after long, sustained rally



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