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Report: Man-made earthquakes shake over a dozen areas in US

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The man-made quakes jolted once stable regions in eight states, including parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas, according to researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey.
(Diego Giudice/Bloomberg News)

Methane leaks from city pipes have dropped sharply, study finds

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The research suggests that advancements in equipment and better maintenance are helping drive down emissions of the potent heat-trapping gas.
The Freeport LNG plant on April 9, 2014 at Quintana, TX.(Thomas B. Shea)

Cheap Brent adds risk to planned LNG investments

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As oil prices have fallen, so has the margin export projects hope to capture by selling cheaper U.S. gas onto the global markets.
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John Melko (photo: Gardere Wynne Sewell)

Guest commentary: dealing with low energy prices

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Many Texans have seen this movie before, and some of us have seen it several times. Until the commodity cycle turns, as it always does, refocus on the basic blocking and tackling of running a business. Take protective measures to guard against avoidable losses.
Caroline Lucas, a Green Party member in the UK Parliament, stands outside the main entrance to the Cuadrilla exploratory drilling site in Balcombe, England, as anti fracking demonstrations continue near the drill site, Sunday Aug. 18, 2013. (AP Photo / Gareth Fuller, PA)

U.K. lawmakers urge fracking moratorium

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Hydraulic fracturing in shale for oil and gas should be put on hold in the U.K. because of risks to public health and the environment, a panel of lawmakers said.
(Jim Gehrz/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)

Energy CEO: No need to spend capital until service costs come down

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The CEO of U.S. oil explorer Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. told investors Friday the company won’t spend any more money on drilling or hydraulic fracturing until oil-field service costs come down.
Photographer: Ty Wright/Bloomberg

Rig count falls as oil prices continue slide

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A new report showed that producers had slowed the pace of drilling for oil as the commodity fell further fell further $60 per barrel on Friday.
(AP file photo/Mary Altaffer)

Oil prices not hitting petrochemical plant expansions

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The same drilling bonanza that bestowed the chemical industry with cheap feedstock also flooded the world market with oil and gas at a time when the global demand for such products has started to flatten.
Former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon (Gary Fountain/Houston Chronicle)

McClendon venture raises $500 million for mineral rights

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McClendon doesn’t appear to be slowing down his new venture even as oil prices have sunk below $75 a barrel.
(file photo) Mike McConnell, former director of the National Security Agency, speaks at the DNI Open Source Conference , Tuesday, July 17, 2007 in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Former NSA chief: Congress must pass cyber laws to protect energy, finance

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More than half of the 200 or so cyber-attacks reported to the Department of Homeland Security’s industrial control systems emergency response team have targeted energy companies, and and economic espionage cases have more than doubled in the last 18 months.