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  1. Texas wind farms might have dodged a bullet with Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Most of the wind farms are in West Texas, far away from the coast. During the hurricane, they continued operating normally.

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  2. Oil is tumbling - despite Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Oil prices are tumbling on Thursday, despite the fact that Hurricae Harvey is " rapidly strengthening " in the Gulf of Mexico. If it makes landfall, it will be the first hurricane to hit Texas since 2008.

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  3. US oil-rig count climbs for 15th straight weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The oil-rig count rose by five to 688 last week, marking the 14th week in a row with an increase, and taking the tally to the highest level in nearly two years. Gas rigs rose by five to 167 and miscellaneous rigs remained unchanged at two, leaving the total rotary rig count at 857.

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  4. Oil needs to climb above $100 in order for Alaska to solve its fiscal problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Pipeline operator Alyeska is adding heat to keep the crude oil warm and to prevent water from freezing in the line. It also uses so-called cleaning pigs to keep the pipe free of wax.

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  5. The meltdown in Houston's auto market has an eerie resemblance to the financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    New car and truck sales by franchised dealers in the Houston area plunged 22.6% in March from a year ago, to 20,934 new vehicles, with sales of cars down 30.7% and sales of trucks and SUVs down 17.7%. This is the type of plunge Houston went through during the Financial Crisis.

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  6. 10 things you need to know before the opening bellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on Shayrat airfield and nearby military infrastructure controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, in response to Monday's chemical attack. It's jobs day in America .

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  7. For thousands of dollars, Amazon's Jeff Bezos will send you to space for 10 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In a recent report by The New York Times about Bezos selling $1 billion in Amazon stock to finance his Blue Origin space tourism project, the paper described what passengers can expect from a flight on the New Shepard spacecraft. Your ticket will buy you a trip that lasts a grand total of "10 to 11 minutes."

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  8. America's pipeline battles are moving from the Dakota prairies to the Louisiana bayousRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    When Hope Rosinski's father gave her a six-acre plot in Louisiana more than a decade ago, she was surprised to find oil and gas pipelines crisscrossing the property. Pipeline companies later secured her permission for two more lines, one of which has since caused flooding and consistently leaves her land saturated.

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  9. Wall Street is pouring money into oil and gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Despite the near record increase in U.S. oil inventories last week - an increase of 13.8 million barrels - oil prices traded up on February 8 and 9 as traders pinned their hopes on a surprise drawdown in gasoline stocks, which provided some evidence of stronger-than-expected demand. The abnormal crude stock increase took inventories close to 80-year record levels at 508 million barrels, and is another bit of damming evidence that should worry oil bulls.

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  10. How a struggling actor became an Oscar frontrunner in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    When Taylor Sheridan was 11 years old, he caught a wicked case of pneumonia that left him bedridden for weeks and unable to enjoy the 200 acres he lived on in the small North Texas community of Bosque County, just an hour west of Waco. Though he looks back on his childhood fondly, being sick and stuck with nothing to do but watch the three channels on his TV set was the foundation for what he does today.

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  11. After a struggle in 2016, a natural gas company draws hope from Trump's energy policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    All Kelcy Warren wants is to join the big league of energy companies. Instead, his Texas-based pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners has become the whipping boy for all of the industry's misdeeds.

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  12. Banks are ready to loan money to US shaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Oil prices are rising and the worst of the downturn appears to be over. After two years of spending cuts, 2017 could mark the first time in several years that spending levels across the oil and gas industry increase.

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  13. How a struggling actor became one of the hottest Oscar contenders of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    When Taylor Sheridan was 11 years old, he caught a wicked case of pneumonia that left him bedridden for weeks and unable to enjoy the 200 acres he lived on in the small North Texas community of Bosque County, just an hour west of Waco. Though he looks back on his childhood fondly, being sick and stuck with nothing to do but watch the three channels on his TV set was the foundation for what he does today.

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