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3 hrs ago |

Perryman study says Denton fracking ban would cost city millions

As officials in Denton prepare to decide whether that city will become the first in Texas to ban fracking, a drilling technique used to unleash natural gas in the Barnett Shale, the business community has financed a new study warning of substantial economic harm if the proposed prohibition is put in place.


Related Topix: Denton, TX, Texas, Fort Worth, TX, Energy, XTO Energy, Range Resources Corporation

7 hrs ago | Colorado Political News

Local Control Polling: "Terrorism" Enjoys Broad Public Support

As the Denver Post's Lynn Bartels reports , there's a simple reason why the oil and gas industry and their political allies are losing their minds about ballot measures supported by Rep. Jared Polis to increase local control over drilling and hydraulic fracturing.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Colorado, Barack Obama

12 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Davis presses attack on Abbott over chemical plant ruling

Wrapping up her five-day "Texans Deserve to Know" tour, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis went on the offensive Saturday, telling supporters in Austin that her Republican opponent, Attorney General Greg Abbott , was an "insider working for other insiders."


Related Topix: Abbott, TX, Texas, Koch Industries, Energy, Texas City, TX

16 hrs ago | Doncaster Free Press

Doncaster vehicle recycling firm among fastest growing sales stars

Published this weekend, the fifth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table ranks Britain's private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.


Related Topix: Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, New York

16 hrs ago |

Western SD seeing increase in Shigellosis cases

Rapid City and counties around the Black Hills are reporting a sharp rise in cases of Shigellosis.


Related Topix: Black Hills, Energy

18 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

4 reasons why the market hasn't peaked

Has the stock market, which continues to reach new highs, topped out? Not yet. Here are four reasons I believe the stock market hasn't reached its peak.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Exxon Mobil, Energy

22 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Proposed Dominion Cove Point natural gas export terminal in Md. would ...

A pair of pending federal permit applications are just about the only things delaying gas drawn from Susquehanna County to be shipped to Japan and India.


Related Topix: Susquehanna County, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Cabot Oil and Gas, Energy, Department of Energy

Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

Young migrants unlikely to bring diseases to U.S., experts say

Detainees sleep at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Brownsville.


Related Topix: US Energy, Energy, Brownsville, TX, Texas Government, Texas, Pediatrics, Medicine, Dallas, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Police: suspect used 47 different credit cards to buy $5K worth of gas

The alleged fraudulent charges were made at the Chevron on the corner of John Reddit Dr. and Old Union Rd. in Lufkin on July 10th.


Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Chevron Corporation, Energy

Fire Dog Lake

Passing Gas to the Consumer

Gas prices at the pump during the July 4th extended weekend were the highest they have been in six years.


Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Energy, US News


New York Won't Keep Oil Train Details Secret

New York's homeland security agency is refusing requests from freight railroads to further restrict public information about their crude oil shipments, concluding it's not sensitive security information and will be given to local emergency planners.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, New York, Explosion, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Plattsburgh, NY, Chevron Corporation, Energy

WLOX-TV Biloxi

US struggles to resolve Afghan election crisis

John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy,

Business Journal

Penn Virginia scoops up more Eagle Ford Shale acreage

A drilling rig towers above the scrub in South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale. Penn Virginia Corp. says it's paying $45 million for an additional 10,000 acres in the oil-and-gas formation.


Related Topix: Penn Virginia Corporation, Energy, Pescanova SA, Real Estate, Food, Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP, Shiner, TX

Sierra Club Compass

The Resistance is Growing: Take Note, Oil Companies & Corporate Oil Consumers

Tomorrow, Saturday June 12, activists from impacted communities in the Bay Area refinery corridor and along crude by rail blast zones will come together for the fourth of four Refinery Healing Walks , which have traced a path of pollution from oil refinery to oil refinery across the northeast San Francisco Bay.


Related Topix: Rodeo, CA, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Explosion, Martinez, CA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Salem News

Environmental clean-up firm look...

Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling on South Broadway Avenue is looking for workers, with applications available in a box outside or by calling the headquarters at 814-425-7773.


Related Topix: Salem, OH, Fire, Environmental Law, Law

KHOU-TV Houston

US rig count rose 1 to 1,875

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,875.


Related Topix: Baker Hughes, Pennsylvania

Vancouver Sun

Northeast B.C. blaze causing trouble for nearby shale gas producers

The Red Deer Creek fire burning southeast of the mining community of Tumbler Ridge was caused by a lightning strike Talisman Energy Inc. says a wildfire burning in northeastern B.C. has forced the evacuation of its Ojay gas plant and shut in about 2,000 to 3,000 barrels per day of production.


Related Topix: Energy, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, North America, Canada, World News, EnCana

Halliburton forms energy joint venture in China

Halliburton said Friday it is entering its first joint venture in China that will use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to unleash energy.


Related Topix: Energy, Halliburton, China, World News

Brandon Sun

Oil price gives up most gains of previous day as supply worries continue to ease

The price of oil began to fall again on Friday, giving up most of the gains it had made the previous day in the first rally in two weeks.


Related Topix: Energy, Chevron Corporation

How Will Exxon Mobil (XOM) Stock React To Its Fight Against A Pennsylvania Fracking Lawsuit ?

TheStreet Ratings team rates EXXON MOBIL CORP as a Buy with a ratings score of A-.


Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Financial Markets


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