Workboats operate near the Transocean Development Driller II at the site of the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP file photo/Dave Martin)

BP staff may face U.S. criminal charges after spill

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U.S. prosecutors are preparing what would be the first criminal charges against BP Plc (BP/) staff after the worst U.S. oil spill last year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.
A Chesapeake Energy drilling rig (Photo: Chesapeake Energy)

Chesapeake to sell gas pipelines to affiliate for $865 million

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Chesapeake Energy Corp., the most active U.S. oil and natural-gas driller, agreed to sell a pipeline subsidiary to an affiliated partnership for $865 million.
(Photo: David Paul Ohmer/Flickr)

FuelFix Newslinks |12.29.11|

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Did Iran hurt themselves with threatening to shutdown the Strait of Hormuz? Libya’s December exports are up. New York sees economic lift from gas drilling.
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Wind turbines stand behind houses of the village of Feldheim near Berlin, Germany.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

All eyes on German renewable energy efforts

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This tiny village of 37 gray homes and farm buildings clustered along the main road in a wind-swept corner of rural eastern Germany seems an unlikely place for a revolution.
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Caverton Helicopters, Aviation Logistics Support Service Provider to Oil and Gas Companies, Wins Contract with Cameroon Oil Transportation Company

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Nigerian-based Caverton supports oil and gas companies in exploration, extraction and transportation of these vital commodities.
(PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Caverton Helicopters, Limited, long serving the logistics and aviation needs of oil and gas comp…
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Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers US Navy Veterans Or Anyone Dealing Mesothelioma The Names of the Best Mesothelioma Attorneys-No Other Group Offers This Service

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The Mesothelioma Victims Center is the premier advocate in the United States for victims of a very rare form of cancer called mesothelioma. The Mesothelioma Victims Center’s unparalleled free services include providing a US Navy Veteran, an individual, or family dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis, or living with mesothelioma the specific names of who they consider to be the most successful, and effective mesothelioma attorneys, or mesothelioma trial law firms in the United States. Not some misleading mesothelioma Internet lawyer directory, or a Internet mesothelioma help web site, that is little more than a personal injury marketing law firm misrepresenting a mesothelioma service on the web. The group says, “In reality we believe there are about half a dozen extremely effective mesothelioma law firms, or mesothelioma trial attorneys in the United States, we will tell you who they are, based on your specific exposure issues, and the mesothelioma victim, or their family simply picks the mesothelioma lawyer, or the mesothelioma trial law firm they like the best. If you are looking for the most capable mesothelioma attorneys in the United States, who consistently get the best results for their clients, we will tell you who they are, and we will provide you with their specific contacts. No other group, or organization offers anything close to our free service. If you want the names of the best mesothelioma lawyers, or mesothelioma trial law firms in the United States, simply call us at 866-714-6466, and we will tell you who they are.” http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

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The Mesothelioma Victims Center is warning US Navy Veterans, individuals, or families dealing with a mesothelioma diagnosis, or living with mesothelioma to not get tricked into thinking a slick cable TV advertisement, or Internet web site will really offer much value when it comes to finding the absolute best, or most effective mesothelioma attorneys, or mesothelioma trial lawyers in the United States. In reality there are a half dozen, or less truly top tier mesothelioma trial law firms in the US, and the Mesothelioma Victims Center will simply tell a victim of mesothelioma, or their family members who they are, and provide their specific contacts. No other group in the United States offers anything close to this free service. The group says, “Aside from providing a family with the names, and specific contacts of who we think are the best mesothelioma attorneys in the US, we will also provide the mesothelioma victim, or their family with a customized mesothelioma cancer treatment options report, that will include the best oncology physicians in the specific area of the victim, along with the best in state options, regional, and national mesothelioma cancer treatment options, all with specific names, and their contact information. Again, no other group offers anything close to these free services.” For more information a victim of mesothelioma, or their family members can call the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 866-714-6466, or they can contact the group via their web site at http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

Why does the Mesothelioma Victims Center mention US Navy Veterans so often in its news articles, or press releases? The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “Of the approximately 3000 US citizens, who will be diagnosed with mesothelioma this year, one third, or about 1000 will be US Navy Veterans. We are the best branded source on the Internet for US Navy Veterans and mesothelioma. However, our free services are available to all US mesothelioma victims, or their family members.” http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

Aside from US Navy Veterans, other high risk groups for mesothelioma cancer include shipyard, power plant, or oil refinery workers, plumbers, electricians, county, or city municipal water district workers, miners, demolition construction contractors, railroad workers, or auto brake technicians. The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “We are becoming increasingly worried about retired electricians, plumbers and especially city or county water works employees, and mesothelioma. If these individuals were working in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or even 1980’s, they were probably exposed to enormous levels of asbestos on their job sites. City or county water works employees could have been exposed to asbestos pipes up until the early 1990’s.” They say, “One thing we really want families to understand is mesothelioma cancer does not typically show up until the Navy Veteran or US citizen is in their 60’s, and more often than not their 70’s, or 80’s. Frequently mesothelioma is diagnosed three, four, or even five decades after the exposure to asbestos.” http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

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Members of the Iran Navy participate in a 2011 drill in the Sea of Oman. (AP Photo/International Iran Photo Agency, Ali Mohammadi)

Iran may hurt self most by closing Strait of Hormuz

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It would be relatively easy for Iran to make good on its threat to close the strategic waterway that carries oil tankers from the Persian Gulf — and it would probably hurt itself most by taking such action.
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OSHA calls for $1 million in fines against piping supplier

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has handed down 30 citations to Piping Technology and Products Inc., the company’s third run-in with the federal agency since 2004.
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Oil price falls as Saudis trump Iran threat

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Oil prices were also undercut on Wednesday by persistent worries about Europe and future demand for oil as the region’s economy weakens.
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Caverton Helicopters Takes Delivery of Agusta Westland Helicopters for its Nigeria Operations

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In order to support the Nigerian oil and gas industry, Caverton Helicopters is proud to announce the addition of three new helicopters to its fleet.
(PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Caverton Helicopters of Nigeria has recently taken delivery of three (3) med…
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