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U.S. clears India, 6 others from Iran oil sancations

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The Obama administration on Monday exempted India and six other nations from U.S. economic sanctions after they significantly reduced their imports of Iranian oil.
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Coal-generated electricity hits historic low

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Coal’s popularity in the power industry has hit its lowest level since at least 1973, generating 34 percent of the electricity in March.
Fire crews sprayed water on the blazing remnants of BP's Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. (AP file)

BP denied access to 21 government Deepwater Horizon documents

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A New Orleans magistrate judge has ruled that BP will not have access to 21 documents including confidential White House e-mails during the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
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Petroleum Club elects first female president

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The Petroleum Club’s board of directors has tapped Nell St. Cyr, a senior advisor for Shell Global Solutions, to be the top officer.
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Are electric and hybrid vehicles just a green illusion?

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Car manufacturers are marketing new electric and hybrid vehicles as clean, cheaper alternatives to conventional gas-powered vehicles, but those vehicles could be nothing more than a green mirage, according to a new book.
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Doctors react differently to fracking “gag rule”

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Pennsylvania doctors are reacting harshly to a rule that they fear could prevent them from speaking to other physicians about the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid.
Hundreds of cranes and vessels are at a standstill at Port Fourchon Friday Dec. 3, 2010, in Golden Meadow, La. The typically bustling port has slowed since the moratorium of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Kerry Maloney)

Steffy: Who should pay when drilling stops?

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The drilling moratorium that the president enacted after the Deepwater Horizon spill has left many energy companies grappling with the question of who should pay for business lost during the five-month shutdown of deep-water operations in the Gulf.
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Eagle Ford banks challenged as deposits skyrocket

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South Texas landowners getting fat checks from oil companies for drilling on their land have been a boon to banks based in the Eagle Ford Shale.
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Follow the Chesapeake Energy shareholder’s meeting live

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Shareholders of Chesapeake Energy Corp., who have seen the value of their shares fall 40 percent over the last year, will gather today for their annual meeting at the Oklahoma City campus of the debt-heavy gas producer.
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Greenpeace releases behind the scenes look at fake Shell Oil video

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Shell Oil didn’t have the week that they expected.
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