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TSX advances as BCE takes Bell Aliant private, Repsol mulls Talisman bid

A multibillion-dollar deal in the telecom sector and a potential purchase in the Canadian oilpatch helped push the Toronto stock market higher Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, BCE Incorparation, Telecom, Aliant, Bell Mobility, Wireless, North America, Canada, World News, Oil & Gas, Talisman Energy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC15.com

Periodic closures planned on I-10 west of PHX

The Arizona Department of Transportation says drivers can expect delays and congestion due to the planned intermittent closures resulting from the installation of power lines over I-10.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, Arizona Public Service

SiliconValley.com

San Bruno presses PUC to force PG&E to produce more accurate records

In a filing that ultimately could force PG&E to reduce pressure in some of its natural gas lines, San Bruno city officials and a key unit with a powerful state agency this week demanded that California regulators require the utility to produce improved records for multiple gas pipelines.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Business Journal

Duke Energy creates app for investors

The app is free and available in Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPad and at Google Play for Android mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone, Google, Startups

Brandon Sun

TransCanada: Northern Courier oilsands pipeline gets green light from regulator

TransCanada Corp. says its $800-million Northern Courier pipeline proposal has been given the green light by the Alberta Energy Regulator.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas

Brandon Sun

Talisman confirms discussions with Repsol on 'various transactions'

Talisman Energy Inc. says it's been approached by Spanish energy company Repsol SA regarding a possible deal, but there's no guarantee any transaction will be done.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas

Washington Examiner

Board to consider wetlands license for Cove Point

The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider a wetlands license for Dominion Resources, as it works toward building a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Dime Community Bancshares, Dominion East Ohio, Dominion Corp, Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust, Oil & Gas, Calvert County, MD, Patuxent River, MD

Reuters

Libya oil output slips, fresh fighting in Tripoli

Libyan oil production has fallen, turning back a hard-won increase since April in the revenue flow for the government facing increased fighting around the airport in the capital and in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, National Oil, Oil & Gas

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCTI

Charlotte, Duke, consider airport coal ash plan

Charlotte officials and Duke Energy are still considering Charlotte Douglas International Airport as a site for millions of tons of coal ash now at Mountain Island Lake.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Brandon Sun

AER says more spill safeguards needed before Primrose returns to normal

The Alberta Energy Regulator says Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.'s Primrose oilsands project in northeastern Alberta won't be returning to normal full operations any time soon.

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Related Topix: Canadian Natural Resources, Oil & Gas

Business Journal

JEA, other power companies ask to scale back energy efficiency goals

Florida's biggest electric providers are asking state regulators this week to let them scale back energy-efficiency programs - such as rebates for installing solar panels and power-saving appliances - that they say have become expensive and benefit few customers.

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The Arizona Republic

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1ry3OrY U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Pembroke Pines, FL

Myrtle Beach Online

4 farms selected to produce energy for utility

Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. announced the plans Tuesday, saying it's a part of an effort to diversify the use of renewable energy by Consumers Energy.

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Related Topix: CMS Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Consumers Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC

Tri-cityherald.com

Energy Northwest to operate Tieton Dam electric project

The agency will be able to do the maintenance work with current staff at its Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project, which is about 35 miles away in Lewis County.

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Related Topix: Energy Northwest, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Lewis County, WA, Packwood, WA, Burbank, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Chevron agrees to new Richmond refinery project conditions

Looking to satisfy city and state leaders, Chevron Corp. on Monday reversed its previous position and agreed to a lower cap on greenhouse gas emissions stemming from its $1 billion Richmond refinery modernization project.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

Sunherald.com

Commercial production begins at Chevron's new base oil plant

COURTESY OF CHEVRON/2012Workers use a man lift to secure access platforms on a vacuum distillation column at the Chevron Pascagoula Base Oil Project, a $1.4 billion project that started production this month.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Richmond, CA

Business Journal

Exxon, other energy giants seek LNG export approval for Alaska project

Pictured: Shoupe Glacier in Alaska. The team behind the Alaska LNG project has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Energy for exporting liquefied natural gas.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Department of Energy, TransCanada, Natural Gas, BP plc

Reuters

New York environment regulators seek summer shutdown at Indian Point

New York state environmental regulators are proposing shutting the giant Indian Point nuclear power plant to protect fish in the Hudson River during summer months, when demand for electricity for air-conditioning is greatest.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Consolidated Edison

WHTC

Halliburton sees North America margin growth on ri...

Halliburton Co , the world's No.2 oilfield services provider, said it expect higher margins in North America in the current quarter due to strong drilling activity, signaling an industry-wide recovery in the region after a two-year slump.

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Related Topix: Halliburton, Oil & Gas, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger

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