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US expected soon to be crowned world’s top oil producer

BY SEAN COCKERHAM

November 17, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


IN OIL FROM DAY ONE

You might say Dean Weis was born into oil. While he wasn't the heir of an oil fortune, he marks his own timeline parallel to when oil really became a fiscal force in Kansas to the present day. The curator at the Kansas Oil and Gas Museum in Great Bend was born in 1929, just as the oil boom hit the Barton County area. By 1930, the county received more than $20 million a year from the oil and gas industry according to some estimates. Weis began working in the industry in his mid-20s, first as an equipment operator ...

November 16, 2013 | Veronica Coons | Oil & Gas


Falling gas prices give a lift to motorists ahead of the holidays

BY SHAN LI

November 16, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Railroad industry urges upgrade in oil tank car safety

BY RALPH VARTABEDIAN

November 16, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Oil data an eye-opener

BY TOM HUDSON

November 15, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Ethanol credits create a volatile market

BY JAMES OSBORNE

October 19, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


BP trial moves on to determine how much oil spilled

BY JULIE CART

October 18, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling operations in limbo

BY MARIA L. LA GANGA

October 18, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


In Mexico, tens of thousands protest oil reform

MEXICO CITY – Tens of thousands of Mexicans jammed the center of their capital city Sunday to protest President Enrique Pena Nieto's plan to allow foreign firms to invest in and collaborate with the state-run oil company, whose independence from outside influence has been a source of national pride for decades.

September 14, 2013 | BY RICHARD FAUSSET Los Angeles Times (MCT) | Oil & Gas


Landmark study shows manufacturing renaissance from U.S. shale

WASHINGTON – A new study illustrates the far-reaching economic contributions of unconventional oil and natural gas development, particularly in the manufacturing sector, says API Vice President for Policy and Economic Analysis Kyle Isakower.

September 12, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Study shows oil and natural gas leading carbon reduction efforts

WASHINGTON – Oil and natural gas companies are America's top investors in zero- and low-greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) technologies, according to a new study released by API.

September 10, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


KU breakthrough has implications for climate change, oil

LAWRENCE – University of Kansas geologists have synthesized the mineral dolomite at a low temperature - a feat that scientists have been trying to accomplish for almost a century.

August 20, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Water recycling is big business for oil, gas support firms

(MCT) – Just a few years ago, Fort Worth, Texas-based Bosque Systems mostly operated wastewater disposal wells for oil and gas operators. And another oil field company, FTS International, was busy becoming one of the nation's biggest providers of hydraulic fracturing services.

May 18, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Record exports mean summer gas prices won’t be much lower

(MCT) – Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.

May 17, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


Senators Roberts and Moran introduce Underground Gas Storage Facility Safety Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran introduced legislation to protect Kansans from the threat of dangerous natural gas explosions by allowing states to monitor underground natural gas storage in the absence of federal action.

April 19, 2013 | | Oil & Gas


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Shell-BG deal could fuel more oil and gas industry consolidation

BY TIFFANY HSU

April 18, 2015 | | Oil & Gas




Have new fracking rules reduced Kansas earthquakes?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – So many earthquakes rumble through south-central Kansas these days that the Harper County Herald charts them in each week's edition the way some papers run baseball box scores.

April 16, 2015 | | Oil & Gas


To foil oil spills, new rule requires better blowout preventers

BY SEAN COCKERHAM

April 15, 2015 | | Oil & Gas


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