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Oil & Gas

US companies led the world in fracking technology patents in 2013

June 2, 2014
U.S. oil and gas services companies were the most active filers of patents for fracking technology last year.
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New rules imposed on Keystone XL after detection of pipeline defects

June 2, 2014
Two new conditions have been added by safety regulators to the 57 already agreed regarding the construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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Exxon focuses on LNG sales on Asian spot market

May 28, 2014
Exxon Mobil Corp. has been involved in negotiations with customers in Asia regarding sales of liquefied natural gas on the spot market.
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EIA cuts recoverable oil projections for Monterey Shale by 96%

May 28, 2014
Many experts believe this could be a heavy blow to the burgeoning industry that had projected 2.8 million new jobs and an extra $24.6 billion annually in tax revenue.
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Gazprom signs 30-year gas delivery contract with China

May 27, 2014
Russia and China have signed a historic 30-year gas delivery deal that is estimated to be worth more than $400 billion.
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Canadian researchers work on new water treatment method to cut carbon dioxide emissions

May 22, 2014
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are working on a new technology that uses carbon dioxide and wastewater from oil and gas operations to produce reusable water.
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EPA introduces draft rules to reduce toxic emissions from refineries

May 21, 2014
U.S. oil refineries may have to comply with new, more stringent regulation regarding toxic emissions from flares, storage tanks and other similar sources.
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US fracking companies go green

May 21, 2014
In a bid to ease environmental concerns and improve public perception of the industry, oil and gas companies are investing in innovative technologies that can mitigate or prevent the impact of fracking operations.
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Criminal charges filed against workers involved in deadly crude oil train accident

May 20, 2014
Ten months after the tragic accident involving a crude carrying train in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, criminal charges have been filed against three employees of the now-defunct company Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway Ltd.
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EPA reconsiders approval of Pennsylvania injection well permit

May 20, 2014
EPA has changed its mind on giving the green light to a 7,300-foot-deep injection well in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
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