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Looking long term in the Eagle Ford

South Texas communities seem to have come to the same conclusion: The Eagle Ford is here and they’ll be dealing with it for the long term. Although no one anticipated the oil boom or was able to plan for it, communities have started devoting more money to long-term planning. McMullen County Judge James Teal joked this week […]  More »
Divide County Emergency Manager Jody Gunlock, left, on Wednesday takes a photo of the labeling and product codes found inside the Noonan, N.D., oil filter sock dump site, which may be used to track companies that contributed to the mess. (AP Photo/The Bismarck Tribune, Lauren Donovan)

North Dakota finds more radioactive oil waste

Health officials have said that radioactive filter socks increasingly are being found along roadsides, in abandoned buildings or in commercial trash bins — sometimes those of competing oil companies.  More »
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Oil near $102 on Ukraine crisis

The price of oil rebounded to near $102 a barrel Thursday on worries about tensions in Ukraine and continued concerns about crude exports from Libya and Nigeria.  More »
Don Robicheaux, safety coordinator for Marathon, stands in front of a crude unit, part of Marathon's estimated $3.2 billion expansion in Garyville, La. (AP Photo/Cheryl Gerber, file)

Marathon proposes Louisiana refinery expansion

Marathon Petroleum Corp. said it is taking the next step toward a potential $2.2 billion to $2.5 billion upgrade to the company’s Garyville refinery.  More »
Officials gather at the site of an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Opal, Wyo.   (Rachel Anderson/AP)

Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town

There’s no estimate of when residents will be allowed to go home because it’s not known how long it will take for all the gas in the plant to burn off, a county spokesman said.  More »
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Pirates pilfer fuel from Thai tanker off Malaysia

A maritime watchdog says pirates pilfered diesel fuel from a Thai tanker last week in Malaysian waters, making two such attacks in a week.  More »
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Pennsylvania township approves permits for airport drilling

Supervisors in a western Pennsylvania township have approved permits for a company to drill for natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport with almost two dozen conditions.  More »
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Canada to end tankers linked to Quebec explosion

Canada said Wednesday it was phasing out the type of rail tankers involved in last summer’s massive explosion of a runaway oil train that incinerated much of a town in Quebec, killing 47 people and prompting intense public pressure to make oil trains safer.  More »
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Oil declines as U.S. oil supplies rise

The U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration said oil supplies rose 3.5 million barrels in the week ended April 18.  More »
Members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance (CIA), a group of ranchers, farmers and indigenous leaders, ride horses past the U.S. Capitol during a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. TransCanada Corp. is awaiting a U.S. permit to build the northern leg of Keystone XL, which would supply U.S. Gulf Coast refineries with crude from Alberta's oil sands. Because it crosses an international boundary, the proposal requires State Department approval. (Pete Marovich/Bloomberg)

Cowboys and Indians join forces to protest Keystone XL (photos)

A group of ranchers, farmers and indigenous leaders set up an unusual display in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, building a teepee encampment on the National Mall and riding horses past the Capitol to oppose the border-crossing pipeline.  More »
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Hess to sell $1 billion in assets to Thai oil company

PTT Exploration & Production Pcl, Thailand’s biggest publicly listed oil and natural gas explorer, agreed to pay about $1 billion cash for Hess Corp. (HES)’s stakes in oil and gas assets in Thailand.  More »
Singapore-owned tanker Naniwa Maru 1 is anchored at Klang port, Malaysia, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 after being robbed by pirates. Pirates stopped the tanker in the Malacca Strait and stole several million liters of diesel fuel it was carrying, Malaysian marine police said Wednesday. Marine police deputy commander Abdul Rahim Abdullah said the tanker was sailing from Singapore to Myanmar when it was boarded by up to 10 pirates armed with pistols and machetes early Tuesday off the port. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Pirates rob Singapore tanker of diesel

the ship’s captain, chief engineer and a supporting crewmember are missing. Authorities are probing the possibility that the three may be involved in the robbery.  More »
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