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Getting a glimpse of Exxon Mobil’s new campus

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The complex resembles a modern college campus with plenty of landscaping, about 20 buildings, three large parking garages, a wellness center and more.

Getting a glimpse of Exxon Mobil’s new campus

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(Jordan Blum/Houston Chronicle)
The complex resembles a modern college campus with plenty of landscaping, about 20 buildings, three large parking garages, a wellness center and more.
The shadows of  workers in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oil industry needs half a trillion dollars to endure price slump

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If oil stays at about $40 a barrel, the shakeout could be profound.

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Crude prices fall to lowest levels in years as market pressures converge

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Crude oil prices fell to the lowest levels since 2012 early Thursday, as concerns about both oversupply and the global economy weighed on traders.
Categories: Crude oil, General, Markets
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Texas power grid has first rotating outages since 2011

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The state’s power grid experienced rotating outages for the first time since 2011 late Wednesday afternoon after a pair of power plants went offline.

Cheniere’s Corpus Christi LNG plant clears environmental hurdle

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By Rhiannon Meyers, FuelFix Federal energy regulators have decided that a proposed liquefied natural gas project in Corpus  Christi will not significantly harm the environment, clearing the way for full approval. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday issued a final environmental impact statement for the Corpus Christi LNG project proposed by Houston-based Cheniere Energy. The […]
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Money pours into Denton for hydraulic fracturing fight

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Via Joshua Cain, FuelFix Campaign contributions have poured into Denton this election season over the city’s proposition to ban hydraulic fracturing within its borders. Documents filed with the city secretary show that two political committees have raised a little over $282,000. That’s the biggest total in Denton’s history, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle. The group […]
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Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ibrahim al-Naimi. (MLADEN  ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Oil bulls keep faith Saudi supply cuts will revive price

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Ignore the talk of an OPEC price war, say crude market bulls. Oil’s next move was spelled out inSaudi Arabia’s own words.
Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks to participants and observers during the first meeting of a Governor-appointed energy and fracking task force, at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department, in Denver, Thursday Sept. 25, 2014.  Hickenlooper on Thursday told the group he assembled to study land-use clashes between Colorado's energy industry and homeowners that he's hopeful the suggestions they give state lawmakers can be a model for other places grappling with the issue. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado fracking panel meets in Durango

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The panel is part of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s deal to get groups to drop dueling ballot measures in November.
From Greenpeace's "Save the Arctic" page.

Lego to scrap Shell deal after Arctic protest

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Environmental activists Greenpeace launched in July a video showing an Arctic landscape with a Shell drilling platform made of Lego bricks covered in oil.
Categories: Europe, Offshore