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2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Finmeccanica shares down on CEO change

Investors signaled concern Tuesday at a change of leadership at the scandal-plagued Finmeccanica defense contractor as part of sweeping management changes announced by Italian Premier Matteo Renzi at four strategic state-backed firms.

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Related Topix: Enel SpA

6 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Futuristic walking, 'talking' drilling rigs aim to modernize fracking

Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean copper miners, has designed a 500,000-pound rig for the oil and natural gas industry that can walk, rotate 360 degrees, be operated with a remote control, and load pipe automatically.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

10 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Southern agrees to coal research with Chinese firm

Southern Co. has signed a deal with a state-owned Chinese coal and energy company to help develop coal technologies, based in part on the coal gasification and carbon capture technology that Southern subsidiary Mississippi Power Co.

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Related Topix: Southern, Mississippi Power, Kemper County, MS

14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Md. Gives Customers A Break On Utility Cutoffs

The commission ordered a two-month extension of the period when certain utilities are barred from terminating service to customers who are behind on payments.

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Related Topix: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Maryland

16 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Recovery to begin for sunken barge in Miss. River

Salvage operations for a barge that overturned and sank last week in the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas are expected to begin.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Kinder Morgan Management, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Kinder Morgan, Boat Disaster

20 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Tulsa-based company pledges $3M for new park

Tulsa-based energy company Unit Corporation has announced it will contribute $3 million for the city's newest park planned along the Arkansas River.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Unit Corporation, Oil & Gas

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Market Wire

MGM Energy Corp. Enters Into Arrangement Agreement with Paramount Resources Ltd.

MGM Energy Corp. announced today that, further to its March 11, 2014 press release, it has entered into a formal arrangement agreement with Paramount Resources Ltd. whereby Paramount would acquire all of the common shares of MGM Energy not currently owned by Paramount.

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Related Topix: Paramount Resources, Oil & Gas

The Deerfield Valley News

VBSR Networking Get-Together Co-Hosted by Small Dog Electronics and Green Mountain Power

VBSR members and forward thinking business professionals are invited to attend the next VBSR Networking Get-Together on May 1, Co-hosted by Small Dog Electronics HQ and Green Mountain Power .

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Related Topix: Green Mountain Power, Rutland, VT

KFQD-AM Anchorage

ConocoPhillips to resume Kenai LNG shipments

ConocoPhillips says it will resume exports of liquefied natural gas from a Kenai Peninsula facility.

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Oil & Gas, Kenai, AK, Department of Energy, Nikiski, AK

CTV

TSX advances on strong U.S. retail sales, resource acquisitions

The Toronto stock market was higher Monday amid a strong reading on U.S. retail sales and major deal-making in the resource sector.

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Related Topix: EnCana, Oil & Gas

The Brattleboro Reformer

Couple gets $1.3M in wind turbine settlement

A Vermont couple is selling their Lowell farm to the state's largest electric utility for $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit over the ownership of land that is part of Green Mountain Power's 21-turbine industrial wind project.

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Related Topix: Green Mountain Power, Social Software, Brattleboro, VT

The Globe and Mail

Encana unit to sell U.S. LNG assets to Stabilis Energy

A yellow Encana natural gas pipeline marker is seen along a road on state forest park land in Michigan.

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Related Topix: EnCana, Oil & Gas

The Afro American Newspaper

UNCF Masked Ball Celebrates 70 Yrs of Service to Blacks in Higher Education

D.C.'s civic, business and education notables gathered March 27 as the United Negro College Fund held its annual Masked Ball, this year celebrating the UNCF's seven decades of service in the name of Blacks in higher education.

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Related Topix: African-American, Pepco Holdings, National Mall, US National Parks, Omnium

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Opponents of Keystone XL pipeline carve message into Nebraska field

Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the U.S. Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Nebraska field in the project's path.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Yahoo!

Romanian villagers take on Chevron over shale gas

US energy major Chevron, shielded by barbed wire, under police protection and under fire from egg throwers, is in trouble in Romania with villagers angry at its drive to drill for shale gas.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

The Modesto Bee

Berkeley fire destroys furniture store, warehouses

Berkeley Fire Chief Gil Dong says a "big giant fireball" erupted around 8 p.m. Saturday and burned for several hours until it was extinguished early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Joshua Tree, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Modesto, CA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Jury to be picked in NY trial of Egyptian preacher

In this Oct. 9, 2013 file courtroom drawing, defense attorney, Jeremy Schneider, left, represents accused terrorist Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, center, in Manhattan federal court, in New York.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Bly, OR, World News, Yemen, Middle East, US Energy Systems, Europe, United Kingdom

CBS Local

DC Water Adopts System To Make Power, Fertilizer

This is a topic that one must approach delicately so as not to offend the reader's sensibilities, but since it is a matter of importance for which you may receive a bill for some portion of $470 million, we start out with an analogy.

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Related Topix: Virgin, UT, Pepco Holdings

Seeking Alpha

Vaalco Energy: 7 Reasons Why The Company Should Acquire Harvest Natural's Dussafu Block In Gabon

Harvest Natural and Panoro Energy want to sell the Dussafu Block in Gabon. It is next to EGY's Etame field and appears to be its natural expansion.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Gabon, Harvest Natural Resources, Oil & Gas, Equatorial Guinea

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Tulsa Heart Walk Raises $900K For Health

Oklahomans walked for heat health Saturday in downtown Tulsa. The annual Tulsa Heart Walk started at 8 a.m. at ONEOK Field with more than 8,000 walkers taking part.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Oneok

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