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Articles Tagged with ''oil & gas industry''

API releases guidelines for oil & gas industry, community cooperation

July 11, 2014
In an effort to improve the public image of oil and gas companies, the American Petroleum Institute (API) has released a set of guidelines it refers to as "good neighbor standards."
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US companies led the world in fracking technology patents in 2013

June 2, 2014
U.S. oil and gas services companies were the most active filers of patents for fracking technology last year.
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Canada, US improve oil & gas industry logistics

June 2, 2014
Even though Canadian pipeline operators are experiencing difficulties in having major projects approved by U.S. authorities, the links between Alberta's oil fields and refineries south of the border are getting better.
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Canadian researchers work on new water treatment method to cut carbon dioxide emissions

May 22, 2014
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are working on a new technology that uses carbon dioxide and wastewater from oil and gas operations to produce reusable water.
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Oil, gas spills increase in 2013

May 14, 2014
More than 7,600 oil spills and leaks were recorded in 2013 in the top 15 states for onshore oil and gas activities.
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Regulators look into radioactive waste disposal at oil & gas production sites

April 22, 2014
As production of oil and gas rises across the U.S., environmental and public health groups have been pressing for tighter regulation on radioactive waste.
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Fines for pipeline safety violations hit record high in 2013

April 16, 2014
The total value of civil penalties imposed on U.S. pipeline operators for alleged safety violations broke all records in 2013, reaching the unprecedented sum of $9.78 million.
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BP to close Australian refinery in 2015

April 3, 2014
BP has announced plans to close down its refinery in Brisbane, citing an inability to compete with large refinery complexes in the Asia Pacific region.
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Kinder Morgan to build new carbon dioxide pipeline

March 31, 2014
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners will invest approximately $1 billion as a part of an expansion project that seeks to enhance its oil recovery program.
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US refiners back crude oil export ban

March 19, 2014
The question of whether the ban on U.S. oil exports should be lifted has divided industry opinions for a long time, but in recent months the debate has resurfaced.
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