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‘Tempered optimism’ for the oil and gas industry

‘Tempered optimism’ for the oil and gas industry | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
HOUSTON — In speech after speech at a cavernous hotel here, top oil and gas executives telegraphed the same message: Life is good.

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Why America Is Losing Its Gas-Guzzling Ways

Why America Is Losing Its Gas-Guzzling Ways | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it

A fundamental and dramatic shift is happening when it comes to our addiction to gasoline.

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House passes bill to increase offshore oil, gas drilling - Ktoo

House passes bill to increase offshore oil, gas drilling - Ktoo | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
House passes bill to increase offshore oil, gas drilling
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The U.S. House passed a bill Friday morning that aims to increase offshore oil and gas drilling. The bill has no chance in the Senate.
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So, you want to work in the oil & gas industry?

So, you want to work in the oil & gas industry? | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
As with any career, are you willing to do what it takes?
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How oil and gas innovation could lower U.S. energy costs

In their book "How the West Grew Rich," authors Nathan Rosenberg and L.E. Birdzell point out that the Western economies grew rich because they innovated.

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FERC Chairman Says Parts of U.S. Grid Are `Ancient': Video

FERC Chairman Says Parts of U.S. Grid Are `Ancient': Video | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff talks about the U.S. power grid and potential threats facing it.
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Ohio's $500B Oil Dream Fades as Drillers Misjudge - Businessweek

Ohio's $500B Oil Dream Fades as Drillers Misjudge - Businessweek | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
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Ohio's $500B Oil Dream Fades as Drillers Misjudge
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U.S. drillers that set up rigs amid the rolling farmland of eastern Ohio on projections underground shale held $500 billion of oil are packing up.
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Natural gas driving industrial development - The Advocate

Natural gas driving industrial developmentThe AdvocateKevin McCotter, a vice president of corporate development for Chesapeake who is based in Shreveport, said the Haynesville Shale contains 250 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
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'Tempered optimism' for the oil and gas industry - Politico

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'Tempered optimism' for the oil and gas industry
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HOUSTON — In speech after speech at a cavernous hotel here, top oil and gas executives telegraphed the same message: Life is good.
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After Chávez, a Question of His Country's Oil

After Chávez, a Question of His Country's Oil | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
Some of the most significant ramifications of the death of Hugo Chávez for the U.S., both short-term and long-term, may have little to do with the late ruler's politics and more to do with his country's oil.
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Oil below $90; drivers see less pain at the pump - USA TODAY

Oil below $90; drivers see less pain at the pump - USA TODAY | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
FuelFix Oil below $90; drivers see less pain at the pump USA TODAY NEW YORK (AP) — Oil dropped below $90 a barrel for the first time this year Monday, and pump prices dropped 3 cents a gallon over the weekend as driver caught a break after two...
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BP exec back on the stand in oil spill trial

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Another BP executive was expected on the witness stand Thursday to face more questions from attorneys for the U.S.

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Deloitte: Unconventional oil, gas investors watching US tax, fiscal policies

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Regulation keeps pace with advancing technology - Oil & Gas Journal

Regulation keeps pace with advancing technology - Oil & Gas Journal | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
Regulation keeps pace with advancing technology
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Texas is the top oil- and natural gas-producing state in the US, representing about 40% of the oil production and almost 30% of natural gas produced in the US.
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Obama sends mixed signals to oil, gas industry in his climate address - Oil & Gas Journal

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Obama sends mixed signals to oil, gas industry in his climate address
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US President Barack Obama strongly supported continued domestic natural gas development as he outlined measures to combat global climate change.
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Oil Prices Converge as US Bottlenecks Ease - Businessweek

Oil Prices Converge as US Bottlenecks Ease - Businessweek | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
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A strange distortion that's persisted in the oil market far longer than many thought possible is finally starting to disappear.
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Three years after BP oil spill, active clean-up ends in three states - CBS News

Three years after BP oil spill, active clean-up ends in three states - CBS News | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
NPRThree years after BP oil spill, active clean-up ends in three statesCBS NewsUpdated at 3:55 p.m. ET. Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP announced Monday that the U.S.
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Interior Department boosts estimates of oil-and-gas resources in North Dakota - The Hill's E2-Wire

Interior Department boosts estimates of oil-and-gas resources in North Dakota - The Hill's E2-Wire | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
A federal reassessment of oil-and-gas reserves in North Dakota found the state holds substantially more unconventional fossil fuels than previously estimated.
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U.S. to become world's largest oil producer by 2020, report says

U.S. to become world's largest oil producer by 2020, report says | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
Step back, Saudi Arabia and Russia.The U.S. will become the world's top producer of oil by 2020, a net exporter of oil around 2030 and nearly self-sufficient in energy by 2035, according to a new... (U.S.
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Gas gets more taxing per gallon - MarketWatch (blog)

Gas gets more taxing per gallon - MarketWatch (blog) | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
Gas gets more taxing per gallonMarketWatch (blog)More states are hiking gas taxes in order to fill funding gaps for road repairs and other fixes, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Peru declares Amazon oil contamination emergency

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's government declared an environmental state of emergency on Monday in a remote Amazon jungle region it says has been affected by years of contamination at the country's most productive oil fields, which are currently...
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What Chavez's Death Means for US Gas Prices - Fox Business

What Chavez's Death Means for US Gas Prices - Fox Business | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
Boston GlobeWhat Chavez's Death Means for US Gas PricesFox BusinessIn the wake of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death Tuesday, the focus has shifted to American relations with the nation and the oil reserves Venezuela holds.
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North Sea Buzzard Oil Field Ramping Up Production - Trade

North Sea Buzzard Oil Field Ramping Up Production - Trade | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
The U.K.'s largest oil field, Buzzard in the North Sea, which has seen a cut in volumes for maintenance work, is ramping back up according to traders.
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Sequestration will affect federal energy activities, Zichal warns - Oil & Gas Journal

Sequestration will affect federal energy activities, Zichal warns - Oil & Gas Journal | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
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U.S. Gulf Coast oil spillers about to face day in court

U.S. Gulf Coast oil spillers about to face day in court | Oil & Gas Sector | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Nearly three years after a deepwater well rupture killed 11 men, sank a rig and spewed 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP and the other companies involved are scheduled to...
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