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Articles Tagged with ''oil & gas industry''

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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Graphic Display Panel Meter and Logger

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

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

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

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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