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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.

The oil patch palette

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Categories: featured, General
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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.
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OPEC split on need for long-term oil-price forecasts

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The disagreement reflects internal divisions over whether OPEC policy should focus on prices or the stability of the oil market.

TOTAL S. A. CEO Christophe de Margerie speaks at the IHS CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on March 4, 2014. (Mayra Beltran/Houston Chronicle)

CEO: Oil industry ‘no longer the deep pocket’ as costs soar

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Oil industry costs are spiraling out of control, and it’s time to rein them in, Total CEO Christophe de Margerie insisted during a colorful CERAWeek presentation.
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Texas pipeline company wins $319M in legal dispute

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After a day and a half of deliberation, a 12-person jury has found that Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners and Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners were in a partnership in 2011 during their proposed joint venture to construct a crude oil pipeline from Cushing, Okla. to the Gulf Coast.
Categories: Legal issues, Pipelines
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Anadarko plans up to $8.5B in 2014 capital investment

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Anadarko Petroleum Corp. plans up to $8.5 billion in 2014 capital investment, with 60 percent aimed at U.S. onshore operations.
Tim Probert, Strategic Advisor to the CEO in Halliburton, speaks at the CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on March 4, 2014. ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

Don’t expect international shale boom quite yet, experts say

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While tight oil plays in the U.S. are booming, reproducing that success abroad could be challenging for American companies, energy executives and analysts said Tuesday.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie speaks at the IHS CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on March 4. (Mayra Beltran/Houston Chronicle)

Energy CEO: Climate change is real, driven by humans

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BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Maxkenzie, who leads the world’s largest mining company, said that climate change is real and driven by human activity during remarks Tuesday at the annual CERAWeek conference in Houston.
Chevron CEO John Watson speaks at the IHS CERAWeek energy conference in Houston on March 4, 2014. (Mayra Beltran/Houston Chronicle)

Chevron CEO says $100 a barrel is the new $20

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Rising labor costs are challenging oil companies, even amid an era of oil prices around $100 a barrel, Chevron’s CEO said Tuesday.
Protesters gather in the Federal Plaza in Manhatan to protest against Chevron Corporation October 15, 2013 in New York. (AFP PHOTO/Don EmmertDON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Chevron wins US ruling calling Ecuador judgment fraud

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Chevron Corp. won a U.S. judge’s ruling that a multibillion-dollar pollution judgment issued in Ecuador was procured by fraud, making it less likely that plaintiffs will collect the $9.5 billion award.
Categories: Legal issues