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Eagle Ford Shale causing boomtown today, sin city tomorrow?

In the year since the Eagle Ford Shale boom burst upon South Texas — bringing hordes of oil field workers, convoys of heavy equipment and a tidal wave of investment money — small town life has turned topsy-turvy.  More »

How do you avoid nat gas drilling accidents? Tillerson and Hackett have a debate

At a recent meeting of the National Petroleum Council in The Woodlands exposed an issue of contention among some in the industry — how best to ensure the industry uses the best practices when it comes to drilling for and producing natural gas.  More »

Shell responds to UN report on YouTube

Shell Managing Director Mutiu Sunmonu took to YouTube yesterday to respond to a United Nations report that claims widespread ecological damaged from spilled oil is seeping into drinking water, destroying plants and remaining in the ground.  More »

Energy company encountering dangerous gas

Noble Energy says it is encountering a dangerous gas in the majority of its Piceance Basin natural gas wells.  More »

Montana to gather pipeline river crossing data

Montana officials laid out plans to map the “invisible spider web” of pipelines crossing beneath state waterways in the wake of last month’s Exxon Mobil pipeline break under the Yellowstone River.  More »

WSJ: Gas drilling boom brings jobs, but how many?

How many jobs has the natural gas boom created in Texas and Pennsylvania? It’s hard to say.  More »

Solar panels become a cash cow for some Texans

Despite Houston’s sweltering heat, Grady Hill hasn’t paid an electric bill since 2009.  More »

Bloomberg: How to fix the energy crisis?

Bloomberg Businessweek recently asked six energy gurus: How can America fix our fuel and energy problems? The experts, including T. Boone Pickens, had some interesting opinions about the future energy.  More »

Peabody, steelmaker bid rejected by Macarthur holders

Australian miner Macarthur Coal Ltd. on Monday rejected a $5.2 billion takeover bid by U.S energy giant Peabody Energy Corp. and steelmaker ArcelorMittal as “opportunistic,” but the bidders will take their offer directly to shareholders.  More »

Kansas ranchers selling oil rights for big profits

An oil rush is occurring along the Kansas-Oklahoma border, where residents are seeing fierce bidding wars and receiving some of the highest prices in recent history for the oil lease rights for their properties.  More »

BP seeks tossing of spill-linked suits against managers of retirement plan

BP Plc (BP/) employees shouldn’t be allowed to sue the company’s retirement savings plan managers for investing too heavily in BP stock, because the workers chose to invest in those shares, company lawyers said.  More »

ConocoPhillips to name CEOs of two new companies before year end

But CFO Jeff Sheets offered no hints about possible successors to current CEO Jim Mulva, who plans to retire once the separation is complete by mid next year.  More »
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