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(Jordan Blum/Houston Chronicle)

Getting a glimpse of Exxon Mobil’s new campus

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The complex resembles a modern college campus with plenty of landscaping, about 20 buildings, three large parking garages, a wellness center and more.

Getting a glimpse of Exxon Mobil’s new campus

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(Jordan Blum/Houston Chronicle)
The complex resembles a modern college campus with plenty of landscaping, about 20 buildings, three large parking garages, a wellness center and more.
The shadows of  workers in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oil industry needs half a trillion dollars to endure price slump

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If oil stays at about $40 a barrel, the shakeout could be profound.

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Proposed pipeline biggest in company history

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The company says its proposed $650 million pipeline to move natural gas from western North Dakota’s booming oil patch is the biggest and most expensive project in its history.
Categories: Natural gas, Pipelines
Demonstrators hold hands while surrounding the White House during a Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline protest in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Keystone’s billionaire foe urges review of ‘defective’ analysis

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Billionaire Tom Steyer, a Democratic Party donor and Keystone XL foe, called on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to begin a review of the “defective” environmental analysis on the pipeline released last week.
Categories: Keystone XL
Gasoline prices continue to fall and appear to be headed even lower as motorists prepare to hit the roads for Thanksgiving. ( Johnny Hanson / Houston Chronicle )

Lawmakers stress urgency as feds finish new sulfur rules for gasoline

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As the Obama administration prepares to mandate new limits on sulfur pollution from gasoline, congressional Democrats made a last-minute appeal for quick action.
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Jury convicts anti-Enbridge pipeline protesters

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Three women sit in the Ingham County jail awaiting sentencing next month for trespassing and obstructing police at the site of an Enbridge Inc. oil pipeline project.
Categories: Legal issues, Pipelines
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Foundations launch campaign to divest from fossil fuels

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A coalition of 17 foundations, representing almost $1.8 billion in investment, plans to divest from fossil fuel companies in its portfolios and invest more in clean energy, leaders of the effort said Jan. 30.
Categories: Finance/Earnings
(AP Photo/The Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sarah A. Miller)

What’s in State’s Keystone XL oil pipeline report

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Here are the most important details in the State Department’s 11-volume report on the Keystone XL pipeline released Friday, the fifth environmental review released on the project since 2010.
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Pipeline trial kicks off as if nasty divorce case

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The billion-dollar legal battle among three oil and gas giants – Energy Transfer Partners, Enterprise Products and Enbridge – that went to trial last week sounds like a bitter divorce case, complete with accusations of a lovers’ triangle.