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Praxair starts up first LNG plant in Brazil

September 4, 2006
White Martins, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., has started up the first natural gas liquefaction plant in Brazil, Business Wire reports. It is also the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)
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Lyondell acquires CITGO''s interest in Houston refinery for $2.1 billion

September 4, 2006
PRNewswire reports that Lyondell Chemical Company has acquired CITGO''s 41.25 percent ownership interest in Lyondell-Citgo Refining LP (LCR) in a transaction valued at approximately $2.1 billion, including CITGO''s portion of
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BP CEO ordered to testify

August 29, 2006
The Associated Press reports that a Texas judge has ordered BP PLC''s chief executive to give a deposition related to the explosion that killed 15 people last year at the
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Lyondell acquires CITGO''s interest in Houston refinery for $2.1 billion

August 22, 2006
PRNewswire reports that Lyondell Chemical Company has acquired CITGO''s 41.25 percent ownership interest in Lyondell-Citgo Refining LP (LCR) in a transaction valued at approximately $2.1 billion, including CITGO''s portion of
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Praxair starts up first LNG plant in Brazil

August 22, 2006
White Martins, a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., has started up the first natural gas liquefaction plant in Brazil, Business Wire reports. It is also the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)
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BP disputes claims it manipulated data

August 22, 2006
According to the Associated Press, British oil company BP denied allegations it manipulated data from inspections of Alaska pipelines which were partially shut down earlier this month because of corrosion
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BP shuts down largest U.S. oil field

August 7, 2006
Oil company BP scrambled Monday to assess suspected pipeline corrosion that will shut down shipments from the nation''s biggest oilfield, removing about 8 percent of daily U.S. crude production and
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Fire extinguished at Venezuelan refinery

August 1, 2006
A fire broke out early at a major oil refinery in western Venezuela, but it was extinguished without reported injuries or loss of deliveries, officials said. According to the Associated
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Alaska regulators to probe BP wells

July 24, 2006
According to the Associated Press, Alaska is investigating dozens of BP-operated oil wells on its North Slope following allegations this week that petroleum-based fluids had leaked onto the Arctic tundra.
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Fire extinguished at Venezuelan refinery

July 24, 2006
A fire recently broke out early at a major oil refinery in western Venezuela, but it was extinguished without reported injuries or loss of deliveries, officials said. According to the
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