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Oil taxes tempt recession-scarred U.S. states as prices plummet


January 17, 2015 | | Oil & Gas

Keystone pipeline scores wins in US House, Nebraska court


January 16, 2015 | | Oil & Gas

Oil price plunge creates economic winners, losers


December 21, 2014 | | Oil & Gas

Lifting the US ban on oil exports would send OPEC a message


December 20, 2014 | | Oil & Gas

Will policies and falling prices derail fracking?


December 19, 2014 | | Oil & Gas

Consumer prices post biggest drop in 6 years on lower gasoline costs


December 18, 2014 | | Oil & Gas

American energy story entirely good news

Seemingly overnight, gasoline prices have plunged. Regular unleaded is approaching $3 per gallon at my local Wawa. That's the lowest price since just after the recession ended.

November 15, 2014 | BY MARK ZANDI The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT) | Oil & Gas

Scientists see fracking as cause of earthquakes in heartland

WASHINGTON – Evidence is growing that fracking for oil and gas is causing earthquakes that shake the heartland.

November 14, 2014 | BY SEAN COCKERHAM McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) | Oil & Gas

Republicans’ to-do list: Pass the Keystone pipeline

WASHINGTON – There are likely enough votes in the Senate to approve the Keystone XL pipeline after the sweeping Republican success in Tuesday's election, an outcome that could decide the fate of one the biggest debates in decades over jobs and the environment.

November 14, 2014 | BY SEAN COCKERHAM McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) | Oil & Gas

Southwind Drilling promotion

Southwind Drilling, Inc. of Ellinwood has recently promoted Fred Castillo to Director of Safety and Compliance. Fred will now oversee Southwind's seven rotary drilling rigs making sure they maintain OSHA compliant and promote a safe working environment. Todd Morgenstern, President/CEO commented, "Fred's work ethic and attention to detail makes him a perfect fit for this job".

October 19, 2014 | | Oil & Gas

Rail industry pushes feds to drop crude-oil reporting rule

WASHINGTON – Two railroad industry trade groups have quietly asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to drop its requirement that rail carriers transporting large volumes of Bakken crude oil notify state emergency officials.

October 18, 2014 | McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) | Oil & Gas

Recent drilling permits reported

Below are the intent to drill for oil permits in the area filed with the Kansas Corporation Commission in the past 90 days. The information is listed in this order: File name, permit date, section, township, range, east/west, district number, license and company.

October 17, 2014 | Dale Hogg | Oil & Gas

More efficient fracking means more oil and natural gas

WASHINGTON – The U.S. fracking boom is getting even bigger with advances in drilling techniques that are making oil and natural gas wells more productive.

October 17, 2014 | BY SEAN COCKERHAM McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) | Oil & Gas

Dropping oil prices could threaten US fracking boom

WASHINGTON – Oil prices continued to collapse Monday and are getting closer to levels that could dampen the U.S. energy boom.

October 16, 2014 | BY SEAN COCKERHAM McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) | Oil & Gas

Fighting to keep the oil boom out of North Dakota park

THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. – From the vista where Valerie Naylor stands, the scenery is undeniably spectacular: Sculpted hills with layers of beige sandstone and ribbons of gray coal, pockets of cottonwood trees and junipers rustling, the serpentine Little Missouri River shimmering below.

September 12, 2014 | BY PAM LOUWAGIE Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) | Oil & Gas

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BP-funded center vacuums up petabytes of data on Gulf oil spill


August 15, 2015 | | Oil & Gas

Russia’s economy shrinks by 4.6 percent on low oil prices, sanctions


August 14, 2015 | | Oil & Gas

Crude exports to Mexico highlight broader benefits of free trade

WASHINGTON ─ Wider trade of crude oil with Mexico, as the U.S. Commerce Department announced it will approve, delivers just a portion of the economic ...

August 14, 2015 | | Oil & Gas


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