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Supporters of a successful effort in 2012 to renationalize Argentina's largest oil company, YPF, wave flags. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

YPF, Chevron sign Argentina shale pact

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Argentina’s cash-strapped state energy company signed a partnership deal Wednesday with Chevron Corp. for a “massive development” of the South American country’s vast nonconventional oil and gas resources.
Categories: Deals
A drilling rig aims for oil in the Bakken Shale near Watford City, N.D. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

State: ND flared gas dropping as production rises

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State data show the amount of natural gas that was burned off as a byproduct of oil production is dropping as crude production rises.
Categories: Crude oil, Natural gas
(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Oil, gas drilling rile West’s energy embrace

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This used to be a land proud of its oil barons. Now the energy industry that has brought wealth and jobs across the interior West is prompting angry protests by citizens sporting gas masks and using bullhorns at public hearings.
Categories: Crude oil, Natural gas
The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010, the day after the blowout of BP's Macondo well. (Associate Press photo)

Judge delays manslaughter trial for 2 BP employees

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Two BP rig supervisors charged with manslaughter in the death of 11 workers on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig will go on trial in 2014.
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BP selling stake in big Chinese gas field

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British oil company BP says it is selling its stake in a South China Sea gas field to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company for $308 million in cash.
Categories: Deals
A drilling rig aims for oil in the Bakken Shale near Watford City, N.D. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

ND drill rig activity lowest in 18 months

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The number of rigs drilling for oil in North Dakota is at the lowest level in a year and a half.
Categories: Crude oil, Natural gas
(Image: Fotolia)

ConocoPhillips reaches deals over Alaska spills

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ConocoPhillips has agreed to federal and state civil penalties of about $200,000 for spills of crude oil and contaminated water from corroded pipe in Alaska’s Kuparuk Oil Field in 2006 and 2007.
Categories: Accidents, Deals
A drilling rig aims for oil in the Bakken Shale near Watford City, N.D. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

ND oil rises to record 23.1M barrels in October

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The state Department of Mineral Resources says North Dakota oil drillers produced a record 23.1 million barrels of oil in October.
Categories: Crude oil
Chevron hired an investment banker to gauge buyer interest in its Hawaiian operations.
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Chevron offers to settle Brazil spill lawsuits

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Earlier this year, Chevron paid $18 million in fines to Brazilian authorities.
Categories: General
(Photo: BFS Man)

Fuel cell park in Bridgeport moves forward

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Dominion Energy has agreed to buy a proposed fuel cell site in Bridgeport in a deal that will allow the long-planned clean energy project to go forward.
Categories: General