Keystone Pipeline Texas

Residents on path of Kinder Morgan pipeline from Ohio to Gulf concerned about use

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Federal regulators are considering the proposal to repurpose a 1,000-mile pipeline owned by Kinder-Morgan Energy Partners and MarkWest that runs from Ohio to the Gulf Coast.
Emilio Lozoya, chief executive officer of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) (Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg)

Mexico opens bidding for outsider oil exploration

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Mexico nationalized its oil industry in 1938. Prior to this year’s reforms, the state company Petroleos Mexicanos was the only one allowed to do oil exploration and production.
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Lawsuit filed in deadly offshore explosion

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Separate lawsuits say the companies did not ensure equipment was cleared of all flammable materials and gases.
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Ex-BP executive fighting Gulf oil spill charges

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Among the defense arguments are: one count is unconstitutionally vague; the congressional subcommittee investigation that Rainey is accused of obstructing had not been properly authorized; and one of the charges takes Rainey’s statements about the flow rate from the well out of context.
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Companies announce first oil from deep-water Gulf fields

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Oil has begun flowing at the Jack/St. Malo project in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico.
(Derick E. Hingle/Bloomberg)

Dead offshore worker described as family man and supervisor

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Louisiana officials have identified the man who died in a Nov. 20 explosion at an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
(Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg)

Fatal explosion came during maintenance work

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The fatal explosion came nearly six months after federal drilling regulators warned that the facility had failed to maintain all equipment in a safe condition so as to ensure the protection of the lease and associated facilities.
(Derick E. Hingle/Bloomberg)

Feds probe fatal offshore blast

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Federal investigators are on the scene of a oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that exploded on Thursday, killing one person and injuring three others.
The topsides are lowered onto the spar hull at the Tubular Bells field in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: Hess Corp.)

Hess, Chevron see first oil flow at Tubular Bells

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Hess Corp.’s quest to harvest crude from its Tubular Bells field in deep Gulf of Mexico waters has culminated in oil now flowing at a massive production facility 45 miles from shore.
(Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

Shell Midstream surges in early trading

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Shell’s midstream initial public offering took flight early Wednesday, gaining more than 40 percent shortly after trading started.