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These are the experts drawing battle lines over oil exports

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The cast of experts weighing in on the issue includes former Obama administration officials and military veterans.
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The oil patch palette

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Categories: featured, General

These are the experts drawing battle lines over oil exports

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The cast of experts weighing in on the issue includes former Obama administration officials and military veterans.
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The oil patch palette

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A couple of years ago we presented some examples of how the grit and steel of the oil field can take on its own beauty in the hands of a skilled photographer or digital artist.
Categories: featured, General
Oil prices pulled back Wednesday after reaching highs for 2015 on Tuesday.

Oil prices edge up ahead of Crimea secession vote

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Crude still finished the week down more than 3 percent.
Categories: Crude oil, Markets
(Buller Photography)

Company overcomes major obstacles to complete lengthy interstate drill

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The 11,065-foot span is raising speculation that it was the longest horizontal length that ever has been drilled on land and under a river, one of the biggest obstacles Mother Nature can throw at a pipeline drill.
Categories: Natural gas, Pipelines
(Helge Hansen / Statoil)

US rig count up 17 as North Dakota expands

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Of the major oil and gas-producing states, North Dakota gained seven rigs. New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas each gained four.
Categories: Production, Shale
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak. (Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg)

Study: 16 percent of Europe’s gas flows through Ukraine

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Sixteen percent of the Europe’s gas flows through Ukraine, according to a study by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Categories: Europe, Natural gas
UPS driver Robert Mendez fuels his truck with propane in Gainesville, Ga., during a pilot program ahead of the delivery company's March 2014 announcement that it would include 1,000 propane vehicles in its U.S. fleet and build 50 refueling stations. (Geoff Johnson)

UPS delivers a boost to propane as vehicle fuel

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Most people — especially Texans — know propane as the fuel source that allows them to fire up a backyard barbecue in seconds. Now it’s also heating up as an alternative motor fuel, as companies with vehicle fleets embrace its lower costs and smaller environmental footprint relative to gasoline or diesel.
Categories: featured, Transportation
A Chesapeake Energy drilling rig (Photo: Chesapeake Energy)

Report: Efficiency driving shale production growth

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Growing efficiency of horizontal drilling and fracking is driving production increases in basins across the country, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a new report this week.
(AP Photo/Scanpix, Statoil)

Norway’s oil stimulus nears tipping point as growth fades

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A near half-decade boom in oil investments in Norway is about to come to an end, sapping momentum in the economy of western Europe’s largest crude producer, the country’s main economic forecaster said.
Categories: Europe, Politics/Policy