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IEA: Oil glut could still grow in second half of 2016

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The 13-member OPEC raised its daily output by 280,000 barrels in January as Saudi Arabia, Iran and Iraq bolstered production.

IEA: Oil glut could still grow in second half of 2016

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The 13-member OPEC raised its daily output by 280,000 barrels in January as Saudi Arabia, Iran and Iraq bolstered production.
A Chesapeake Energy storage tank near Dilley, Texas. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

Chesapeake Energy rebounds after denying bankruptcy plans

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The Oklahoma City oil and gas producer has some $11.6 billion in debt and a $500 million note due next month, according to regulatory filings.

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IEA: Renewable energy making global gains, but so is coal

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Renewable energy grew at an extraordinary pace worldwide in 2012, but it’s not enough to curb the march of climate change, because coal has continued to dominate growth in power generation around the world, the IEA said in a report this week.
Categories: Environment, Solar, Wind

Greek coalition exit sparks bailout fears

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Democratic Left party quits the governing coalition after a row about the future of the state broadcaster
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Oil industry to pare Gulf seismic surveys

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The oil and gas industry will take new steps to protect dolphins, whales and other marine life while conducting geological research in the Gulf of Mexico, under a legal settlement reached with environmentalists.

Pipelines opening

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Two natural gas liquids pipelines covering more than 1,500 miles have begun service to the Gulf Coast.   The pipelines, owned in partnership by DCP Midstream, Phillips 66 and Spectra Energy, carry natural gas liquids from the Permian Basin, the Eagle Ford Shale and the mid-continent to the coast. The Sand Hills Pipeline runs 720 miles  
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Eagle Ford crude up again

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Crude oil production rose to more than 530,000 barrels per day in April, according to preliminary data from the Texas Railroad Commission analyzed by Bloomberg News.
The fields produced 345,702 barrels per day last April.
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Bond selling hits US homebuyer costs

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Lenders have quickly passed on the rise in market interest rates, with the average rate of a new 30-year fixed rate mortgage rising to 4.24 per cent
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The sun rises over a drilling site in Frio County, Texas. (Jerry Lara/San Antonio Express-News)

Energy rigs in US decline by 12, Baker Hughes reports

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Energy rigs in the U.S. have fallen this month after five straight quarters of declines. The count is set to rebound this year as producers respond to an increase in oil an natural gas prices, according to London-based Barclays Plc.
Categories: Exploration, Production
Louis Meeks holds a jar filled with water from a contaminated well on his property near  in Pavillion, Wyo.  (AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Kerry Huller)

Some residents oppose Wyoming fracking study deal

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Some Wyoming residents say they were excluded from a deal that has the state government taking over further study of tainted drinking water in their area from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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BP calls for independent probe of claims lawyer

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BP is calling for an independent investigation into a lawyer working for the administrator reviewing claims arising from the Gulf oil spill who has been accused of collecting portions of settlement payments from a New Orleans law firm to which he had once referred claims.

Mao’s cave becomes temple to Mammon

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Adidas’ entry into Yan’an – birthplace of Chinese communism – leads path for western brands into small Chinese cities in hopes of delivering growth
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Commentary: Criticizing the feds, defending Millennials and questioning ‘bridge fuel’

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FuelFix’s energy experts are weighing in on the some of the biggest issues effecting the energy world, from the federal approach to natural gas exports to hiring strategies amid the industry’s workforce shortage.
Categories: LNG, Natural gas, Workforce
Aviezer Tucker

Guest commentary: Pipeline wars or pipe dreams?

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Aviezer Tucker, assistant director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas in Austin, says today’s Eurasian pipeline wars are quickly becoming obsolete because of U.S. shale and new economic and technological realities.
Categories: Asia, Pipelines, Shale