Fuel Fix

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Chevron to cut 950 jobs in Houston, 1,500 companywide

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Chevron currently counts about 8,000 Houston-area employees and fewer than 65,000 workers worldwide. Chevron had closer to 9,000 Houston workers two years ago.

Chevron to cut 950 jobs in Houston, 1,500 companywide

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Chevron currently counts about 8,000 Houston-area employees and fewer than 65,000 workers worldwide. Chevron had closer to 9,000 Houston workers two years ago.
Halliburton CEO Dave Lesar (Melissa Phillip/Chronicle)

Paychecks rose for some Houston energy CEOs in 2014

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The 10 highest-paid executives in Houston last year all work in the energy industry, despite domestic oil’s long and lingering swoon.

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Several energy ministers say no OPEC cut needed

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Ministers from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq said OPEC needn’t cut production next year to make room for additional supplies from Iran, Libya and U.S. shale oil.
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Oil rises on improved U.S. economic growth

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Benchmark U.S. oil rose 28 cents to close at $99.32.
Categories: Crude oil, Gasoline

Plains All American announces $120 million in Eagle Ford projects

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Plains All American Pipeline has announced $120 million in capital projects for the Eagle Ford Shale region, including a new natural gas liquids fractionator. The fractionator, expected to be operational in the second quarter of 2015, will be able to process up to 15,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids, the Houston-based company announced […]
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Plains All-American to expand Eagle Ford presence

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Plains All American Pipeline has announced $120 million in capital projects for the Eagle Ford Shale region, including a new natural gas liquids fractionator.
As U.S. crude production nears records, the oil industry is pushing for relaxed rules on oil exports.  (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Oil industry takes aim at export ban

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The oil industry is fighting back against allegations that it is looking to recruit another country to challenge the U.S. ban on exporting American crude.
Categories: Politics/Policy
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Bigger homes, more gadgets not stopping drop in power use

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U.S. electricity sales are on track to fall again in 2013, likely marking the fifth time in six years that Americans have bought less power than the year before, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Categories: Electricity
Holly Corp.'s Woods Cross Refinery in Utah.

Doctors seek to block oil refinery expansion

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A group of doctors concerned about air pollution is asking Utah regulators to put a hold on a major oil refinery expansion.
Categories: Environment, Refining