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US food & beverage producers expect growth in 2014

July 14, 2014
The U.S. food and beverage industry is upbeat about its performance in 2014, with most industry decision makers expecting growth in both sales and profit.
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Energy companies underestimate cyber security risks

July 14, 2014
Global oil companies and infrastructure operators are not sufficiently prepared to deal with cyber security threats, according to a recent analysis.
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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 lawmakers pass chemical facility security bill

July 9, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to authorize the Department of Homeland Security to establish standards protecting chemical facilities from terrorism.
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New York court allows towns to ban fracking

July 9, 2014
New York state communities will be allowed to ban hydraulic fracturing on their territories, following a ruling by the state's highest court.
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US overtakes Saudi Arabia, Russia as world's largest oil producer

July 9, 2014
According to a new report by Bank of America Corp., record output of oil from shale rock formations is fueling economic growth for the U.S.
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Quantum Energy to invest $2.5 billion in 'micro refining' units

July 9, 2014
North Dakota oil field development specialist Quantum Energy Inc. is planning to take advantage of the abundant Bakken Shale oil reserves and build five "micro refineries" that will produce ready-to-export fuel.
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U.S.-Canadian joint venture completes pipeline from Oklahoma to Gulf Coast

July 8, 2014
Houston, Texas-based Enterprise Products Partners and Canadian Enbridge Inc. have completed the construction of a 512-mile section of the Seaway Pipeline system, running from Cushing, Oklahoma, to the Jones Creek terminal near Freeport.
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Foster Farms recalls chicken products after new Salmonella case

July 8, 2014
Californian poultry company Foster Farms has agreed to start a voluntary recall of unspecified amounts of chicken products, after months of investigation and reported illnesses linked to products manufactured by the company.
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UK agencies look into risk of water contamination through fracking

July 8, 2014
The British Geological Survey and the Environment Agency have published the results of a large-scale study into the risk of drinking water being contaminated by fracking operations.
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