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World''s first thermoplastic bridges capable of supporting over 70 tons

September 24, 2009
Axion International Holdings, Inc. a next-generation technology innovator utilizing recycled plastic for high load industrial products, publicly unveiled their high-load thermoplastic bridges designed from 100-percent recycled plastic at Fort
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Venezuela threatens ConocoPhillips with lawsuit

September 23, 2009
The Associated Press reports that the Venezuelan government is considering a lawsuit against U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips for seeking Venezuela''s stake in a Texas oil refinery. Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez
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Waste-to-fuel plant opens in DC

September 16, 2009
The New York Times reports that a startup company, Envion, is opening a $5 million plant that it says will annually convert 6,000 tons of plastic into nearly a
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UK technology could turn U.S. ethanol industry green

September 16, 2009
Normal 0 0 1 325 1854 15 3 2276 11.1282 0 0 0 According to Reuters, compost bacteria bred by a British company could be set to transform both
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Strong interest in Norway''s offshore oil licenses

September 16, 2009
Normal 0 0 1 172 983 8 1 1207 11.1282 0 0 0 Norway''s national oil agency announced 44 companies have applied for 227 offshore oil exploration licenses near
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Audit finds U.S. Government could lose millions in gas royalties

September 15, 2009
Normal 0 0 1 217 1237 10 2 1519 11.1282 0 0 0 Congressional auditors reveal the federal government risks losing millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas
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Chevron signs $60 billion gas deal with South Korea, Japan

September 10, 2009
Australia''s prime minister said Chevron has signed deals worth 70 billion Australian dollars ($60 billion) to supply liquefied natural gas to Japan and South Korea, reports the Associated Press. Chevron''s
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Chevron provides Ecuador authorities evidence in bribe plot

September 8, 2009
BusinessWire.com reports that lawyers for Chevron Corporation provided evidence to Ecuador authorities, including video recordings and emails, to assist with the investigation of a $3 million bribe scheme associated
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BP taps vast pool of crude in deepest-ever oil well in Gulf of Mexico

September 3, 2009
Normal 0 0 1 367 2092 17 4 2569 11.1282 0 0 0 Nearly seven miles below the Gulf of Mexico, oil company BP has tapped into a vast
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Waste Management invests in waste-to-fuel process

August 26, 2009
According to the Associated Press, Waste Management Inc. is investing in a waste-to-fuel conversion technology that makes high-octane fuel from grass clippings, discarded food and other organic waste. The nation''s
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