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In this Aug. 4, 2015 file photo, Gov. Mary Fallin talks with the media after meeting with members of the Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity in Oklahoma City. With both the number and power of earthquakes increasing in Oklahoma, the Republican-controlled Legislature may be ready to take steps aimed at curbing the quakes scientists have linked to the underground disposal of oil and gas wastewater. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Uptick in quakes could prompt action from Oklahoma lawmakers

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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Oklahoma this year has already had more than 90 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater, which is generally when most people start to feel them.

Uptick in quakes could prompt action from Oklahoma lawmakers

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In this Aug. 4, 2015 file photo, Gov. Mary Fallin talks with the media after meeting with members of the Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity in Oklahoma City. With both the number and power of earthquakes increasing in Oklahoma, the Republican-controlled Legislature may be ready to take steps aimed at curbing the quakes scientists have linked to the underground disposal of oil and gas wastewater. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Oklahoma this year has already had more than 90 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater, which is generally when most people start to feel them.
Motorists refuel at a Mobil gas station in Pittsfield, Mass., where regular gasoline is for sale at $1.99 per gallon, Tuesday Sept. 29, 2015. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP) BERKSHIRE COURIER OUT, GREAT BARRINGTON RECORD OUT, RURAL INTELLIGENCER OUT, BERKSHIRES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Obama: Cheap gasoline prices drove oil tax decision

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The proposal faces an uphill battle in the Republican-led Congress, which has repeatedly pushed back against the president’s climate change initiatives.
Categories: Crude oil, featured, Gasoline

Senators push to end Fannie and Freddie

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The government-backed mortgage companies would be replaced by a Federal Mortgage Insurance Corporation in a bill supported by a bipartisan group
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Oil mining employees walk near the first well to restart production in the Thar Jath field in Unity state on April 6. South Sudan restarted oil production on April 6, ending a bitter 15-month row with former civil war foe Sudan and marking a major breakthrough in relations after bloody border clashes last year. HANNAH MCNEISH/AFP/Getty Images

Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda agree on oil pipelines

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One pipeline would end South Sudan’s dependence on Sudan for its oil exports.
Categories: Africa, Pipelines

Obama sets conditions for Keystone pipeline go-ahead

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President announces his first big policy on greenhouse gases with executive orders on emissions and push for co-ordinated international action
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Equities advance as China concerns abate

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Global stocks advance as worries about a Chinese credit squeeze fade, but robust US economic data put fresh pressure on Treasuries
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Putin rules out sending Snowden back to US

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Russia and China say US accusations that they helped fugitive US former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden escape are unacceptable
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he unveils his plan on climate change June 25, 2013 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Obama: Keystone XL verdict hinges on its carbon footprint

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday put climate change at the center of the heated national debate over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline by insisting in a major policy speech that the project’s fate hinges on how much carbon dioxide it contributes to the atmosphere.

Kirkpatrick Oil & Gas looks to sell a slice of its Eagle Ford

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Oklahoma City-based Kirkpatrick Oil & Gas LLC is looking to sell some of its Eagle Ford Shale and Pearsall Shale properties in La Salle and Frio counties. The company said this week it has hired E-Spectrum Advisors LLC to sell its non-operated properties. Kirkpatrick’s ownership includes 41 producing wells which are operated by Cheyenne Petroleum  
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Bond yields threaten bank balance sheets

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Unrealised losses on big portfolios of liquid securities set to hit banks’ tangible book values in second-quarter earnings under new capital rules
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China in fresh bid to calm shaken markets

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Central bank pledge to guide interest rates to ‘reasonable range’ was enough to help Shanghai Composite index recover from early loss to end day flat
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Sprint shareholders accept SoftBank bid

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The deal will give Japan’s SoftBank a key role in reshaping the US mobile industry and help Sprint Nextel compete with its larger rivals
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Upbeat US data set to ease Fed pressure

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A stream of upbeat US economic data provided a counterpoint to anxieties surrounding rising interest rates that have roiled markets in recent weeks
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Climate change becoming top shareholder concern

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Climate change concerns are becoming the biggest priority for shareholders, according to a study released by Ernst & Young on Tuesday morning.