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Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine

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The spat between Poland and Russia came amid concerns that Moscow is ready to use its energy exports as a political weapon over the crisis in Ukraine.
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Natural gas inventories rise quickly after large drawdown

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Natural gas storage is quickly catching up the five-year average level after a larger than reduction of inventories in the most recent, harsh winter, according to a new report form the Energy Information Administration.
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Brent crude tumbles to two-year low

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The European benchmark’s decline narrowed the premium to West Texas Intermediate oil.
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CPUC Abandons Safety in PG&E Decision

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After four years of political limbo, administrative law judges for the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last week released their recommended enforcement actions against California’s largest utility.  Stemming from PG&E’s 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, the recommendation will do little, if anything, to improve safety, and could actually undermine the company’s efforts to upgrade […]
A tram with an ad from Russian gas giant Gazprom adorns a  train. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Russian gas supplies to Poland drop by a quarter

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Some commentators believe it to be retaliation by Moscow against Poland for its decision to help Ukraine with gas.
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Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Official says fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports

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Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said the pipeline goes partly through territory now controlled by the Islamic State group.
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Crude settles below $92 a barrel

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Crude inventories fell 972,000 barrels to 358.6 million last week, the Energy Information Administration said.
An aerial view of the Cameron LNG terminal in Hackberry, La. Sempra Energy is the majority owner of Cameron LNG. (Photo: Cameron LNG)

Cameron LNG export terminal can break ground

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The Energy Department on Wednesday handed critical final government licenses to the Cameron LNG project in southwestern Louisiana and a much smaller Florida facility, giving both approval to widely export natural gas around the globe. The two projects now are part of an elite club, joining only one other would-be LNG exporter in the continental United States to be fully authorized.
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Statoil, partners expand effort to put flared natural gas to use

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Statoil, GE and Ferus Natural Gas are expanding use of technology designed to fuel oil field equipment with natural gas that otherwise would be flared off into the atmosphere.
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Brent crude narrows premium over West Texas benchmark

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Brent for October settlement fell $1.04, or 1 percent, to $99.16 a barrel.