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Denton fracking ban campaign most expensive in city history

Groups clashing over Denton’s fracking ban proposition have raised more money than in any campaign in the city’s history.  More »
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BP has “buyer’s remorse” over spill deal, opponents tell Supreme Court

BP wants the Supreme Court to review a multibillion-dollar settlement relating to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill because the company now regrets making the deal, plaintiff’s lawyers say in asking the high court to reject BP’s motion.  More »
Gov. Rick Perry, shown in June, said Wednesday that  “If energy is going to be used as a weapon, America needs to have the largest arsenal." (AP Photo/Rex C. Curry)

Perry seeks unlimited natural gas and oil exports

“The first order of business to restore balance in Europe is for America to build an energy shield to protect our strategic allies,” the Texas governor said.  More »
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KiOR fights ex-director as debt nears due date

A former director of biofuel maker KiOR says he tried to warn other board members about problems with KiOR’s technology to turn wood chips into an oil substitute, claims that could damage the company’s defense in shareholder lawsuits and a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation.  More »
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GOP Railroad Commission candidate suggests water conservation

AUSTIN — Oil and gas companies should work together to conserve water in Texas, the Republican candidate for the state Railroad Commission said in a position paper on Wednesday. But he stopped short of suggesting any state action to compel them. “In key areas, where water shortage is experienced and oil and gas operators have […]  More »
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Shareholder suit seeks to block Encana’s purchase of Athlon Energy

A new lawsuit brought by a shareholder of Forth Worth-based Athlon Energy hopes to block Encanca Corp.’s $7.1 billion acquisition of the Texas oil company.  More »
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Rising crude supplies send oil futures down

Oil for November delivery decreased $1.47, or 1.7 percent, to $87.38 a barrel.  More »
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh.  (Associated Press)

Freeh says Alabama man should return Gulf claim money

Former FBI leader Louis Freeh contends most of the 2009 revenue came not from seafood harvesting, but from marine debris cleanup work,  More »
Cheniere Energy Partners' LNG import terminal on the Louisiana side of Sabine Pass. (Photo: Cheniere Energy)

Corpus Christi LNG clears hurdle toward federal approval

The agency found that while construction and operation of the import and export terminal could have some adverse effects, mostly temporary and short-term, they will be minimal.  More »
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Houston startup raises $700M to tap aging Permian fields

The months-old company wants to pump money into the Permian Basin’s aging wells that could prosper again with carbon dioxide injections.  More »
A Keystone XL pipeline protester demonstrates outside of the White House on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press)

Keystone be darned: Canada finds oil route around Obama

From the Canadian perspective, Keystone has become a tractor mired in an interminably muddy field.  More »
In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, contracted employees with a two-man Dominion route survey team work their way across a field near Guthrie Road in Suarts Draft, Va. They help survey the route for the Dominion's proposed natural gas pipeline. (AP Photo/The Staunton News Leader, Mike Tripp)

Appalachian pipeline gets a new route

Energy companies have revised the route of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run from West Virginia to Virginia.  More »
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