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.
Categories: Solar, Wind

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 ...

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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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