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Iowa board gets 3,700 objections on proposed oil pipeline

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A utilities board that will soon decide whether to allow a private company to build an oil pipeline in Iowa says it has received roughly 3,700 objections on the project.
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U.S. gasoline price holds steady amid Midwest refinery shutdown

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Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that while the average remains unchanged, many Midwest cities saw prices jump due to a partial shutdown of an Indiana refinery.
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Nearly $8 billion deal to create second largest U.S. utility company

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The combined business will include 11 regulated electric and natural gas distribution companies, serving approximately 9 million customers.
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Hundreds march to protest proposed natural gas pipeline

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Those against PennEast’s proposal said during the mile-long march they’re concerned the pipeline would badly damage the landscape and natural resources in the region, and lower property values.
Harold Hamm and ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall at the the TIME 100 Gala on April 24, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage for TIME)

Ex-wife of Continental Resources CEO sues over investment

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The lawsuit by Sue Ann Arnall alleges the $4.5 million sale in 2005 of the parent company and sole shareholder of Jolette Oil to Continental Resources was below market value. It asks for damages in excess of $10,000.
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In this July 13, 2015 photo, protesters gather outside the U.S. Oil Sands commercial tar sands operation, in the Book Cliffs, in eastern Utah. On a remote Utah ridge covered in sagebrush, pines and wild grasses, a Canadian company is about to embark on something never before done commercially in the United States: digging sticky, black, tar-soaked sand from the ground and extracting the petroleum. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

1st U.S. tar sands mine set to open for business in Utah

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The impending opening of the nation’s first tar sands mine has become another front in the battle across the West between preservationists and the energy industry.
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Chevron starts layoffs at Louisiana office

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Chevron spokesman Chris Merrifield said in an email to NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune the company has started to reduce the workforce at its Covington office, but he was “not in a position to provide detail” on the severity of the cuts.
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Report: Massachusetts riddled with natural gas leaks

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Some leaks are decades old.
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BP settlement money flows to cities hundreds of miles from Gulf Coast shoreline

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This week, BP finished making approximately $687.4 million in settlement payments to 383 local government entities in the five Gulf states. Nearly $8 million of that money went to 32 government entities that are more than 100 miles from the coast, in places like the Mississippi Delta and suburbs of central Alabama, the records show.
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Bones at proposed Shell plant in Pennsylvania likely from old graves

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Howard Pollman, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, tells the Beaver County Times that two skulls and other remains were found by workers Aug. 6.