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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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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
U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, speaks during a business conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, March 9, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

US commerce secretary in Gulf ahead of Obama visit

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Penny Pritzker’s visit comes just weeks before President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly to Saudi Arabia to meet King Abdullah in an effort to patch over strained relations due to U.S. policy on Iran and Syria. It will be Obama’s first visit to Saudi Arabia since 2009.
A electric pumping unit removes crude oil from a  well outside South Heart, North Dakota. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Oil chiefs to suppliers: Your prices are too high

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A rising cost-control cry among oil executives has plenty of basis in the economics of the oil patch, but also may be an open message to suppliers that if prices don’t come down, their business will.
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The Dominion liquefied natural gas facility in Lusby, Md., is shown in this aerial photo. (AP Photo/ Matt Houston, File)

Stakes are high for LNG export plan

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Dominion Resources now wants to turn its entire Cove Point operation around, reversing the flow so it can liquefy the natural gas now pouring out of Pennsylvania wells and load it onto tankers bound for India and Japan.
Categories: LNG, Markets, Politics/Policy
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Four nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

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Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic made their appeal Friday in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner.
David  Rainey,   (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Travel restriction eased for former BP executive

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David Raine is now an executive with BHP Billiton Petroleum.
Categories: Gulf oil spill
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Oil rises on solid gain in U.S. hiring

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But crude ended the week with a loss of 1 cent.

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Bernanke: Energy ‘a bright spot’ in recovering economy

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The national oil and gas boom may have created a quarter of the jobs U.S. employers have added to payrolls since the economic downturn began six years ago, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday.