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API: US oil, gas industry invested $153 billion in drilling in 2012

U.S. oil and gas companies invested about $153.7 billion in drilling operations in 2012, working on an estimated 46,736 wells, according to the latest Joint Association Survey on Drilling Costs.
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Fracking regulation might weaken economic growth, US Chamber of Commerce claims

A study on the effects of oil and gas drilling operations using fracking, due to be released next year, might prevent the United States from becoming the world's most powerful energy producer, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warns.
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Colorado to consider new air quality rules for oil, gas companies

The proposals include changes to rules that would see streamlined emission reporting requirements and the abolishment of crude oil storage tank permit exemptions.
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API: Oil & gas industry needs to work together to tackle cyber attacks

U.S. oil and gas companies are a primary target for cyber attacks and they need to work hard to improve their awareness and preparedness to avert hackers' attacks and respond adequately.
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California environmental study on fracking to take up to 18 months

California has launched an environmental review on the effects of hydraulic fracturing, which is expected to give state lawmakers a better idea of fracking's impact.
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Texas to produce 4 million BPD of crude oil by 2020

Texas is currently producing more oil that any other state and more than many countries worldwide. However, analysts believe that its output has still not peaked and will rise further.
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American Petroleum Institute slams EPA's Tier 3 gasoline standard

The American Petroleum Institute has called on the EPA to withdraw its Tier 3 gasoline regulation on the grounds that it would be too expensive for refiners.
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Welding operations caused Black Elk oil rig explosion, report finds

The explosion that killed three workers on a Gulf of Mexico production platform in November 2012 was caused by contractors who were doing maintenance work at the site, according to a third-party investigative report.
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Fracking industry slams proposed public land operations regulation

U.S. oil and gas producers will have to pay an extra $345 million per year, or about $96,913 per well on average, under new proposed regulation by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding onshore hydraulic fracturing on public land.
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US Energy Department launches project to protect oil & gas industry from cyber attacks

The U.S. Energy Department has formed a partnership with industry experts and the Department of Homeland Security to launch a tool that will facilitate cyber attack protection for the oil and gas sector.
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