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U.S. refiners, workers reach tentative labor deal on wages and benefits, avoiding a strike

February 4, 2009
The Associated Press reports that union negotiators have tentatively agreed to a new labor contract with refiners, averting a strike by as many as 24,000 workers that could have
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MGP Ingredients to end ethanol production

February 4, 2009
MGP Ingredients Inc. has announced plans to leave the ethanol business, according to the Associated Press. The company will also temporarily shut down distillery operations in Illinois, requiring the
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Strike by 24,000 refinery workers averted for now

February 2, 2009
A strike by 24,000 refinery workers has been averted, as both sides agreed to extend negotiations for at least 24 hours, according to the Associated Press. Workers at refineries
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Energy Transfer Partners to construct gas pipeline with Chesapeake Energy

January 29, 2009
Energy Transfer Partners LP, which operates natural gas midstream and transportation and storage businesses, has struck an agreement with a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corp., the nation''s largest natural gas
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Feedstock purification technology for biodiesel producers who want to lower their costs

January 29, 2009
Alternative feedstocks can lower costs for biodiesel producers, but they can be difficult to process and convert. To support biodiesel producers who want the flexibility to use alternative feedstocks, Rohm
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Montana court upholds drilling rights in Mars case

January 26, 2009
The Associated Press reports that the Montana Supreme Court has upheld a natural gas company''s right to drill beneath the southeastern Montana ranch of candy billionaire Forrest Mars. An attorney
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Canada''s oil sands giant Suncor slashes spending

January 21, 2009
Suncor Energy Inc., Canada''s second-largest oil sands operator, slashed its planned 2009 spending in half and shelved major expansion projects with crude prices in free fall. The Calgary-based company said
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Canada offers to back Mackenzie gas project

January 20, 2009
Canada''s federal government has offered financial support for the Mackenzie gas pipeline, a multibillion-dollar project that has been held back by regulatory delays and cost overruns, according to the Associate
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Norwegian oil company to cut costs for 2009

January 14, 2009
State-controlled Norwegian oil company StatoilHydro ASA has announced plans to cut its 2009 costs by $215 million to adjust to weaker market conditions amid the world economic downturn and lower
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Construction underway on Dynamic Fuels plant

January 14, 2009
Initial construction is underway in Geismar, Louisiana, for the new plant being built by Dynamic Fuels, a joint venture of Tyson Foods and Syntroleum Corporation, company officials reported. Construction
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