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Oil worker killed in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. – An oil worker was killed last week while working at an oil field near Williston, N.D., KFGO.com reported. The 40-year-old man was filling a frac tank
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Chevron utilizes solar-to-steam facility for enhanced oil recovery

OAKLAND, Calif. – Chevron Technology Ventures has begun extracting crude from a southern California field using steam produced by a 29-megawatt thermal “Solar-to-Steam” facility, according to a press release
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Barnett Shale gas boom added $65.4 billion to regional economy, report says

FORT WORTH, Texas — According to a report by economist Ray Perryman, the Barnett Shale gas boom has added $65.4 billion to the Texas economy over the last decade. Commissioned
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Keystone pipeline protesters arrested in Canada

OTTAWA, Canada — Canadian authorities arrested more than 100 people Monday after they stormed parliament to protest Ottawa’s support for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline project, which aims to ship crude
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New $60 million plant to produce sorbents for coal-fired power plants

NEW YORK — Church & Dwight Co. Inc., FMC Corp. and TATA Chemicals have announced a partnership to manufacture products that remove pollutants from coal-fired power generation, Bloomberg reported.The companies
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Exxon Mobil acquires leases in Utica Shale

HOUSTON — Exxon Mobil Corp. announced Thursday that it has acquired leases in Ohio’s Utica Shale, marking the company’s first foray into a field that is thought to hold vast
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Williams to expand olefins production facility

TULSA, Okla. — Natural gas company Williams announced that its Board of Directors has approved an expansion of its Geismar olefins production facility, according to a press release.The expansion will
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Oil rig explosion in Oklahoma forces evacuations

WATONGA, Okla. — An oil rig exploded Monday night in Watonga, Okla., forcing workers to take safe cover and several families to evacuate their homes, NewsOn6.com reportedThe blast occurred around
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Companies to pay $44.4 million to settle Cosco Busan oil spill lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO — Shipping companies Regal Stone Limited and Fleet Management Ltd. have agreed to pay $44.4 million to settle a federal lawsuit over the 2007 Cosco Busan oil
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Oil well explosion kills two in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — An explosion at a newly drilled oil well in western North Dakota killed two workers and severely injured two others, The Associated Press reported.The explosion occurred around
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