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First Reserve's American Energy sinks $2.5 billion into Texas oil fields

A Greenwich private equity firm is expanding its presence in the energy sector after agreeing to buy 63,000 acres in the southern Permian Basin in Texas for $2.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Texas, Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Yahoo!

Woodside posts jump in profit to $US1.1b

Woodside Petroleum has increased half-year net profit by 27 per cent and says it is confident about gas demand despite a large number of new projects coming online.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Woodside Petroleum

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Authorities identify 2 killed in Tuscaloosa County helicopter crash

According to the Chief Deputy Ron Abernathy with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, the helicopter crashed near Watermelon Road and Blue Creek Road on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa County, AL, Tuscaloosa, AL, Alabama Power, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WHNT-TV Huntsville

2 dead in helicopter crash near Tuscaloosa

TV reports the two died when the aircraft went down about 20 miles northeast of Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Alabama Power

NewsOK.com

Pa. fines gas driller for losing control of well

State environmental regulators have fined a gas drilling company for allowing natural gas to escape a well in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Cabot Oil and Gas, Oil & Gas, Susquehanna County, PA

Business Journal

Pepco and Exelon promise jobs, fewer outages and 'customer...

Chicago-based Exelon Corp. has agreed to pay $6.8 billion for Pepco Holdings Inc., a major power provider in the D.C. region.

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Related Topix: Pepco Holdings, Omnium, Exelon, New Jersey

Business Journal

Duke Energy spills fuel oil into Ohio River

Duke Energy accidentally spilled 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River during refueling for its W.C. Beckjord Station on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy, US Coast Guard, US News

Sunherald.com

Michigan man critically hurt at Hank Williams show

According to the Oakland County sheriff's office, the 15-year-old boy shoved the 55-year-old Westland man on DTE Energy Music Theatre's concourse Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, DTE Energy

ABC News

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Deadly Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Mercator Minerals Ltd. . Miner. Down 2.5 cents, or 41.67 per cent, to 3.5 cents on 9.3 million shares.

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Related Topix: Calpine

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Missouri, Pacific Gas and Electric, World News, Ukraine,

WVEC-TV Norfolk

PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in gas blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

Inside Bay Area

PG&E pleads not guilty to criminal charges in San Bruno explosion case

PG&E pleaded not guilty on Monday to a new federal criminal indictment on an array of felony charges connected to a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno that could lead to a fine of up to $1.13 billion.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KAUZ

Kurdish military says it controls Iraq's Mosul Dam

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area... Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords

The Modesto Bee

Huge utility line upgrade faces opposition

The $4 billion to $6 billion PPL Corp. project is designed to take electricity generated near Pennsylvania's booming shale gas region and deliver it to New York, New Jersey, and Maryland.

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Related Topix: PPL Corp, Business News

Lexington Herald-Leader

Ingersoll to buy Cameron unit for $850 million

The business makes equipment and parts that separates air, transmits gas and processes gas.

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Related Topix: Cooper Cameron Corporation, Oil & Gas, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International

Tri-cityherald.com

Key hearing for Chesapeake in land-leasing case

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette amended a complaint in June to include a dozen more victims.

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Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas

Sun Aug 17, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Appalachian Power's future plans still hooked to coal

As tensions mount over the future use of coal in the production of electricity, Appalachian Power said recently there is no diversion in its present strategy.

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Related Topix: Appalachian Power, American Electric Power

AmericanBankingNews.com

Beach Energy Limited Given Outperform Rating at RBC Capital

's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at RBC Capital in a note issued to investors on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Oil & Gas

Lowell Sun

Kinder seeks consolidation

Pipe is stacked for use in the construction of a section of the Kinder Morgan Inc. Rockies Express Natural Gas Pipeline just outside Laramie, Wyoming, in 2006.

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Related Topix: Kinder Morgan, Oil & Gas, HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

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