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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum for Republicans at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Energy industry lobbying arm lays out wish list for White House hopefuls

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It’s time for presidential candidates to start outlining their plans for energy policy, a top oil industry leader says.

Energy industry lobbying arm lays out wish list for White House hopefuls

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum for Republicans at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
It’s time for presidential candidates to start outlining their plans for energy policy, a top oil industry leader says.
The shadows of  workers in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MRC Global cuts more jobs as profits dip

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MRC Global said Monday it has now cut 680 jobs total dating back to last year as the oil-field pipes, valves and fitting supplier has adapted to the low oil price environment.

(Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg)

Prime Minister: Ivory Coast’s soaring oil output will rival Ghana

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Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan said his nation will boost oil production within five years to 200,000 barrels a day, rivaling neighboring Ghana as stability returns to a country racked by a decade of turmoil.
Categories: Africa, Crude oil, Production
SandRidge’s Bullwinkle project is part of the company's $750 million deal to sell its Gulf of Mexico assets to Fieldwood Energy. (SandRidge Energy)

Houston firm expands Gulf of Mexico holdings with $750M deal

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Houston-based Fieldwood Energy plans to pay $750 million for 150 blocks in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Categories: Deals, Gulf of Mexico

(NAN-Fotolia.com)

Eagle Ford job fairs: Get your resumes ready

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Two job fairs are scheduled this month seeking workers for the Eagle Ford Shale.
Categories: Eagle Ford, Workforce
Mikal Watts, shown in  2007.

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in spill claims dispute

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The lawsuit alleges Mikal Watts failed to file claims for at least 98 percent of the 44,000 clients he claimed to represent.
Categories: Gulf oil spill
Anna Willis, owner of ModernVintage Salon in Marion, Ind., clears snow in front of her business Tuesday.  More than 13 inches of snow fell on the area as temperatures plunged to a record 14 below zero Monday night.  (AP Photo/The Chronicle-Tribune, Jeff Morehead)

Cold snap bolsters crude prices

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The use of heating oil is expected to surge.

Categories: Crude oil

B/E Aerospace makes $265 million in Eagle Ford acquisitions

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B/E Aerospace announced it has agreed to buy LT Energy Services, provider of rental equipment, and Wildcat Wireline, a provider of wireline services. LT Energy Services works primarily in the Eagle Ford Shale and Wildcat works in the Eagle Ford and in the Marcellus and Utica basin. LT Energy Services is based in Houston and […]
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Abraxas gives an Eagle Ford update

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San Antonio-based Abraxas Petroleum Corp. provided an update this week of its Eagle Ford Shale and other operations and acquisitions. Here’s what the company is doing in South Texas: It has acquired approximately 440 net acres in McMullen County known as Dilworth East, where it believes it can put as many as four 5,000-foot lateral […]
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