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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.
glam-derricks

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
Shell and SSE are looking to develop the world's first full-scale gas carbon capture and storage project – the Peterhead Project.

Shell reaches landmark with world’s first industrial carbon capture project

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The British government, already a strong advocate of clean energy, showed that it is planning to put its money where its carbon is, signing an agreement on Monday to move ahead on the world’s first industrial-sized carbon capture project.
Categories: Coal, Europe
Workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near Burlington, Pa. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson, File)

Chesapeake Energy mulls sale, spinoff of division

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Chesapeake Energy Corp. is considering selling or possibly spinning off its oilfield services unit to help maximize shareholder value.
(ROBERT GILHOOLY/BLOOMBERG NEWS)

Natural gas wagers jump on tumbling supplies

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Hedge funds increased bullish bets on natural gas for the fifth time in six weeks as arctic weather stoked demand for the heating fuel, depleting stockpiles and sending prices to a five-year high.
Categories: Natural gas
A ship sits docked along the Houston Ship Channel in Houston on Jan. 30, 2014. (Scott Dalton/Bloomberg)

Massive oil ships play ‘chicken’ in the Houston Channel

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All along this 52-mile (84-kilometer) shipping lane, there are signs of the energy resurgence that BP Plc says might enable the U.S. to meet all its own needs by 2035.
Categories: featured, Markets
Last Mile - Final fueling

More work needed to stop flaring gas, officials say

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Energy companies are making strides in capturing the natural gas that flows out of North Dakota oil wells but still have a long way to go to stop burning off the fossil fuel, governors and business executives said Monday.
A crewman directs a pipe for the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL project in Wood County, Texas. The northern leg has not yet received approval from the Obama administration. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

Keystone’s future in hands of Nebraska’s new pipeline regulator

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A Nebraska agency faulted over campaign donations from regulated companies may soon decide the fate of Keystone XL, its first review of an oil pipeline.
(AP file photo/John McConnico)

Arctic oil still seen decades off as producers balk at costs

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The Arctic holds 30 percent of the world’s undiscovered natural gas reserves and 13 percent of its undiscovered oil, according to U.S. Geological Survey estimates. Still, exploration of the Arctic ocean floor, where 84 percent of these resources are thought to be trapped, has suffered setbacks in recent years.
Categories: Arctic