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October 02, 2014
OIL AND GAS
Fracking drives decline in emissions, EPA finds
Washington (UPI) Oct 1, 2014
Greenhouse gas emissions declined in the oil and gas industry, with hydraulic fracturing leading the way, the Environmental Protection Agency said. EPA released its annual report on trends in greenhouse gas emissions by industrial sector. The agency found overall reported emissions in 2013 from large industrial facilities were 0.6 percent higher year-on-year, with most of the increase coming from coal power generation. For the oil and natural gas sector, the second largest stationary sou ... read more
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AAA credits shale boom with general decline in gas prices
Retail prices for gasoline are moving lower thanks in part to the increase in production from North American shale, motor club AAA said. ... more
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Encana closes on sale of Bighorn oil and gas acreage
Canadian energy company Encana Corp. said it completed the sale of the acreage and associated infrastructure in Alberta to a rival for $1.8 billion. ... more
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API says its oil train proposals offer reasonable solution
The American Petroleum Institute said federal proposals for safer transit of oil by rail are not feasible, though its program can provide a reasonable solution. ... more
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Enbridge pipeline from Bakken play delayed by a year
The Sandpiper pipeline designed to carry oil from the Bakken reserve area in North Dakota through Minnesota is delayed, Enbridge Energy Partners said. ... more


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British oil company says all hands on deck in Kurdish Iraq
Staffing levels in the northern Kurdish region of war-torn Iraq are back at normal levels, Gulf Keystone Petroleum announced Wednesday. ... more
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EU calls in Kremlin to get serious about solving gas row
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said in a Wednesday letter to the Kremlin an interim solution to a trilateral gas crisis was mandatory. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Baker Hughes reveals chemical components of fracking fluids
Oil services company Baker Hughes said Wednesday it implemented its policy of fully disclosing the chemicals it uses in hydraulic fracturing. ... more
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OIL AND GAS

Exxon issues report on how it mitigates fracking risks
Exxon Mobil told investors it was taking the steps necessary to allay the concerns about the consequences of using hydraulic fracturing in the United States. ... more
OIL AND GAS

BP awards gas drilling contracts on Oman
British energy company BP said Wednesday it awarded two drilling contracts to help tap into the unconventional gas potential in the sultanate of Oman. ... more
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Companies scrambling to tap into Algerian oil and gas
Emirati energy company Dragon Oil and its Italian counterpart Enel said Wednesday they were awarded two contracts for oil and gas exploration in Algeria. ... more
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Gas deal depends on Ukraine, Russian energy minister says
Whether or not there's enough natural gas on hand to meet Ukrainian needs depends on the parties in Kiev, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Tuesday. ... more
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Spain's Enagas joins Trans Adriatic Pipeline consortium
Spanish energy company Enagas said Tuesday it signed up as a partner for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline for European natural gas needs, project developers said. ... more
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OIL AND GAS

Sakhalin-1 program in Russia's Far East shielded, Exxon says
Exxon Mobil can operate freely with Russian energy company Rosneft at a Far East energy project without fear from sanctions, a spokesman said. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Cove Point liquefied natural gas export decision draws fire
Environmental groups expressed outrage Tuesday with a federal decision to allow for liquefied natural gas exports from a terminal on the Maryland coast. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Magellan, Oxy start new Texas shale oil pipeline
An oil pipeline designed to transport as much as 300,000 barrels per day from the Permian shale basin in Texas is now in service, operators announced. ... more
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More than $1 trillion needed to keep offshore Britain alive
British offshore oil and natural gas reserves will stop providing a return on investments if costs continue to rise, an industry report said Tuesday. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Kurdish leader vows action against Islamic State oil smuggling
The Kurdish minister of natural resources issued a warning to the Sunni-led Islamic State there would be no quarter for oil smugglers. ... more

OIL AND GAS

French envoy feted by Iraqi Oil Ministry
The Iraqi government said Tuesday it welcomed French diplomats in Baghdad to discuss natural security and economic ties, including ties in the oil sector. ... more
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Gulfsands Petroleum says operations in Syria are safe
Though operations in Syria are idled because of economic sanctions, Gulfsands Petroleum said Tuesday its assets in the northeast of the country are secured. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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OIL AND GAS

Statoil, Shell enter fledgling Algerian shale sector

OIL AND GAS

Kremlin ready to act if trilateral energy proposal collapses

OIL AND GAS

Petronas sees YPF, Petronas nods as regional boosters

OIL AND GAS

Canada's Encana takes major chunk of Permian oil shale

OIL AND GAS

Rosneft gives nod to Western partners with arctic oil find

OIL AND GAS

British study reviews impact of marine CCS leaks

OIL AND GAS

Dana Gas extends legacy in Egypt

OIL AND GAS

Iran said oil exports 'acceptable' and revenues on the rise

OIL AND GAS

US-led Syria strikes on IS hit entrance to main gas plant: NGO

OIL AND GAS

Kremlin ready to prop up energy companies if they need it

Ukraine, Europe, Russia make progress in gas talks

Scottish government frustrated by British shale regulations

Rosneft says Arctic well drilled with Exxon struck oil

Oil and shipping giants offer $1.5 million to counter Somali pirates

API says proper classification of oil for rail essential

Natural gas adoption will have a minimal effect on emissions

Iran says OPEC should react to declining oil prices

Oettinger: Norway 'essential' piece of European gas puzzle

EU says cooperation with Canada extends to energy

Curtis Island LNG plant for Santos closer to completion

Natural gas usage will have little effect on CO2 emissions

Marcellus drilling boom may have led to too many hotel rooms

Fracking's environmental impacts scrutinised

Study: Fracking wastewater treatment doesn't make it safe to drink

Direct crude oil use in Saudi Arabia increasing

Report: Pennsylvania gas lines among the leakiest

Hess plans midstream subsidiary IPO

Gazprom continues pivot toward Asia

Enhanced recovery methods for shale hold promise

Less gas coming from Russia through Ukraine, Slovakia says

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