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American Petroleum Institute slams EPA's Tier 3 gasoline standard

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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

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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

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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

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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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Graphic Display Panel Meter and Logger

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Designed and manufactured by Omega, the Dpi1701 series of 1/8 DIN monochrome, high-resolution graphic display panel meters and data loggers for temperature and process measurement features optional alarm relays, isolated analog output, isolated 24Vdc excitation voltage and wireless receiver.
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BP calls for investigation into administrator assessing 2010 spill claims

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BP Plc has asked for an independent investigation into a lawyer reviewing claims arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, accused him of misconduct and that his actions could lead to disproportionate, excessive or fraudulent claims.
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US oil and gas industry execs expect new regulation to lead to consolidation

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The United States is likely to maintain a leading position in global oil and gas production, but new regulation may cause a wave of consolidation amidst concerns about increasing operating costs, just-released research suggests.
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Fluor reports benefits of oil & gas, petrochemical industry expansion

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Fluor Corp. financial results for its first quarter ending March 31 were driven by growth in its oil & gas and industrial & infrastructure segment businesses, the company says. Revenue topped $7 billion, and was up 14% from the previous year.
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Refiners slam higher ethanol mandates

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U.S. refiners are concerned that if federal officials press ahead with their plans to introduce higher ethanol mandates under the renewable fuel standard (RFS), this could cause economic damage.
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Search for single source of truth continues

Virtual strategies for asset management in oil & gas and other process industries
Kevin Parker
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For most process-industry professionals, the upstream oil and gas industry is a horse of a different color.
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