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3 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

Six Flags Power Outage Shuts Down Rides

A power outage at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, forced parkgoers off rides Sunday. Rides stopped during the incident, prompting crews to remove guests from the theme park attractions.


Related Topix: Jackson, NJ, Jersey Central Power and Light

6 hrs ago |

Chevron draining natural gas after worker death

Authorities say that Chevron is still releasing natural gas from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker. Col. Mike Edmonson, the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, said Sunday his agency and the U.S. Coast Guard intend to send a joint team to the platform Monday to start an investigation.


Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia

Fresh U.S. and EU sanctions imposed on Moscow will bring an abrupt halt to exploration of Russia's huge Arctic and shale oil reserves and complicate financing of existing Russian projects from the Caspian Sea to Iraq and Ghana. On Friday, the United States imposed sanctions on Gazprom, Gazprom Neft, Lukoil, Surgutneftegas and Rosneft, banning Western firms from supporting their activities in exploration or production from deep water, Arctic offshore or shale projects.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, World News, Russia,

14 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

Contractor Dead In Louisiana oil Pipeline Accident

One person is dead and two others suffered minor injuries after a natural gas pipeline accident off the Louisiana coast. A Chevron spokesman said a contractor was killed in the accident that took place Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

18 hrs ago | WALA

Alabama Power warns customers of new type of scam

The company says scammers are sending text messages warning that a payment is due immediately. The text message lists the name of a bill payment company and a reference number to use in paying the bill.


Related Topix: Alabama Power

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Pia Zadora to have ankle surgery after accident

According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home. The NFL was already under heavy criticism this week for the way it handled of a domestic violence case involving a prominent player.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas

1 dead in gas accident on offshore La. platform

Chevron spokesman Gareth Johnstone says in an email that the contractor was among four maintenance workers on the platform about 11:10 a.m. Saturday. He says two others were taken to a hospital for what are expected to be minor injuries.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

Nashoba Publishing Online

'LOVE' artist Indiana doesn't show at celebration

Reclusive artist Robert Indiana was expected make an appearance outside his island residence on Saturday to take part in a celebration of his art around the world on his 86th birthday but he didn't emerge from his home, disappointing dozens of fans. The event was called International HOPE Day and took place in cities across the world.


Related Topix: Trance, Indiana, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Oil & Gas

Seeking Alpha

Devon Energy: Seasonal Trends Indicate Significant Upside From Here

I have been allocating more funds to these beaten down E&P plays as it appears another harsh winter is on the way which will bolster the sector. One of these energy concerns is Devon Energy.


Related Topix: Devon Energy, Oil & Gas, Financial Markets, Rapid City, SD

Police make arrest in Oakville Petro Canada robbery

Halton police have arrested a local man after an alleged robbery at a Petro Canada gas station in Oakville overnight Wednesday. The male entered the gas station, near Third Line and Speers Road, telling the attendant he had a gun, police said.


Related Topix: PetroCanada, Oil & Gas, Canada,

Business Journal

St. Louis developer Hayden buying Laclede Gas Building

The Laclede Gas Building's future has been up in the air since The Laclede Group decided in 2013 that it would relocate to the former General American Life Building just a few blocks away in downtown St. Louis. David Kelpe , senior vice president and principal of office brokerage at Cassidy Turley in St. Louis, who represents Hertz Investment Group , the California-based real estate investment company that owned the building, confirmed the acquisition.


Related Topix: Laclede Group, LG Group, Oil & Gas

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Business Journal

Xcel Energy reports on Colorado flood recovery efforts

Colorado's unprecedented floods damaged natural gas lines, power poles, and other equipment owned by Xcel Energy Inc., including this equipment in Boulder County. Xcel Energy Inc. has spent millions repairing infrastructure and equipment damaged by the September 2013 floods that devastated mountain communities north of Denver.


Related Topix: Xcel Energy, Boulder County, CO

WCKY-FM Findlay

City Wants Final Smokestack Removed

After two stacks at the site were imploded July 16, the city planned to shorten the remaining stack to about 100 feet.


Related Topix: Toledo Edison

US, EU levy sanctions on Russia despite cease-fire

Unsatisfied with a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, the United States and the European Union levied new sanctions Friday against major Russian banks and defense companies, as well as penalties aimed at curtailing Russia's ability to develop oil and gas projects. But the restrictions on Russia's energy sector were carefully crafted to avoid impacting the country's current production of oil and gas, a move that would raise global energy prices at time of weak economic growth.


Related Topix: OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Vladimir Putin, Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas

Decision on Kitimat LNG project 'economics-driven,' won't be rushed: Chevron

The CEO of Chevron Corp. says numerous hurdles must be cleared before the U.S. oil giant can decide the fate of its planned liquefied natural gas project in Kitimat. John Watson says the project needs a new partner, sales contracts with customers, clarity over British Columbia's fiscal regime and support agreements with First Nations.


Related Topix: Canada, Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas

El Paso Times

Victim had been dead for weeks in Downtown El Paso burned body case

The body of a man was discovered by El Paso Electric crews on Sept. 5 in the basement of a building on the 100 block of N. Mesa Street.


Related Topix: El Paso Electric, El Paso, TX

Brandon Sun

Minnesota regulators order broader study of 6 alternate routes for Enbridge pipeline

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota regulators have requested an expanded study of possible routes for $2.6 billion crude oil pipeline through the state.


Related Topix: Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Oil & Gas, Canada, Superior, WI

Thu Sep 11, 2014

S&P 500 rebounds with energy shares

US stocks recovered from early losses on Thursday, with the S&P 500 managing a slight gain as energy prices and oil stocks turned higher and financials lent support. The S&P energy index rose 0.1 percent, after trading down more than 1 percent earlier.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, ExxonMobil Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Jersey City, NJ

APS planning changes for its Cholla Power Plant

Arizona Public Service Co. is planning to close one of its four generators at a northern Arizona power plant in less than two years.


Related Topix: Arizona Public Service, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FBI believes 1 shooter involved in grid attack

An attack last year on Silicon Valley's power grid appears to have involved only one shooter and did not require access to technology or a high degree of training, an FBI official said. John Lightfoot, who manages the FBI's counterterrorism efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area, spoke at a utility industry conference in San Francisco on Tuesday and reiterated the bureau's position that there is no indication the April 2013 shooting of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pacific Gas and Electric


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