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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum for Republicans at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Energy industry lobbying arm lays out wish list for White House hopefuls

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It’s time for presidential candidates to start outlining their plans for energy policy, a top oil industry leader says.

Energy industry lobbying arm lays out wish list for White House hopefuls

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum for Republicans at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
It’s time for presidential candidates to start outlining their plans for energy policy, a top oil industry leader says.
The shadows of  workers in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MRC Global cuts more jobs as profits dip

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MRC Global said Monday it has now cut 680 jobs total dating back to last year as the oil-field pipes, valves and fitting supplier has adapted to the low oil price environment.

The Cushing, Okla., pipeline hub.

Oklahoma oil hub getting bigger with new pipelines

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New pipeline projects are expanding the size of an Oklahoma crude oil hub that is already one of the most important oil storage facilities in the world.

The Politics of EPA Bashing Counter-productive To Industry’s Safety Goals

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce joined in the chorus today with a new twitter feed bashing the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The chamber says its members, who comprise 3 million businesses across the U.S., can “count on the Chamber to be their voice in Washington.”  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a premiere organization […]
Categories: General

Global Managing Director of Accenture's new energy business Melissa Stark poses for a portrait on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Houston. ( J. Patric Schneider / For the Chronicle )

Q&A: Accenture’s shale expert Melissa Stark on unconventional plays worldwide

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Melissa Stark, managing director of Accenture’s New Energy Business, is the consulting firm’s expert on shale development. The firm recently published an update on the outlook for unconventional plays in nine countries. Stark, who’s worked in the United Kingdom for 20 years, spoke with the Chronicle recently about what’s on the horizon for shale and tight oil and gas worldwide.

1 dead in gas accident on offshore La. platform

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A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said.
After climbing for 40 days, pump prices have started falling again as crude plunges to its lowest level in six years.

Houston pump prices could tumble below $3 per gallon

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As fall approaches and gasoline prices continue to tumble, some Houston-area pumps could soon start selling gasoline for less than $3 per gallon, said Tom Kloza, GasBuddy’s chief oil analyst.
Categories: Gasoline
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Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine

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The spat between Poland and Russia came amid concerns that Moscow is ready to use its energy exports as a political weapon over the crisis in Ukraine.
Categories: Europe, Natural gas
The head office of Statoil in Stavanger, Norway.  (AP Photo / Kent Skibstad, NTB scanpix, File)

German firm buys shares in North Sea oil, gas

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Wintershall’s deal is with Norwegian company Statoil for $1.25 billion. Norway, along with Russia, is a key supplier of gas to Europe.
Categories: Europe