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Colorado oil production hit 57-year high in 2012 - Denver Business Journal

Colorado oil production hit 57-year high in 2012 - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
Colorado produced nearly 48 million barrels of oil in 2012, which ranked as the ...
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NuStar proposes pipelines to carry oil from Colorado's Niobrara to Texas - Denver Business Journal

NuStar proposes pipelines to carry oil from Colorado's Niobrara to Texas - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
NuStar Energy LP of Texas is proposing to create a system of pipelines to carry ...
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The high-stakes world of Papua New Guinea mining
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@EPAgov Seeking Guidance: Hydraulic Fracturing Diesel Fuel Only

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USGS Release: USGS Scientist Elected First U.S. Chair of International Uranium Group in Thirty Years (9/11/2012 11:00:00 AM)

USGS Release: USGS Scientist Elected First U.S. Chair of International Uranium Group in Thirty Years (9/11/2012 11:00:00 AM) | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
USGS Scientist Susan Hall was elected chair of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development – Nuclear Energy Agency/International Atomic Energy Agency’s Uranium Group during their 48th meeting in Kirovograd, Ukraine, which was held...
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Colorado Supreme Court refuses to rehear pipeline case - Denver Business Journal

Colorado Supreme Court refuses to rehear pipeline case - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday said it's refused, by a 4-3 vote, to re-hear...
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Subsea World News - NOAA Develops Arctic ERMA (USA)

Subsea World News - NOAA Develops Arctic ERMA (USA) | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
SubSea World News delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business.
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Wyoming poised to unlock Niobrara secrets - Denver Business Journal

The state of Wyoming plans to reveal previously confidential production information...
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USGS Release: Afghanistan the First Country Mapped using Broad Scale Hyperspectral Data (7/17/2012 5:00:00 PM)

USGS Release: Afghanistan the First Country Mapped using Broad Scale Hyperspectral Data (7/17/2012 5:00:00 PM) | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
For the first time, about 70 percent of a country has been mapped using an advanced remote sensing technique known as hyperspectral imaging.
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Top of the List: Denver's biggest oil and gas companies - Denver Business Journal

Top of the List: Denver's biggest oil and gas companies - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
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Judge sets aside Pinon Ridge uranium mill permit - Denver Business Journal

Judge sets aside Pinon Ridge uranium mill permit - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
Two southwestern Colorado towns have successfully blocked — for now — the licensing...
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Chesapeake Wyoming well blowout no threat to water-EPA

* Blow out may be sealed off on Thursday: EPA * Leaking gas, drilling mud being contained: EPA NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) - A blow out at a ChesapeakeEnergy Corp.
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Oil war: the ad battle between 'Big Oil' and DNC, Part 1 - Washington Post (blog)

Oil war: the ad battle between 'Big Oil' and DNC, Part 1 - Washington Post (blog) | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
Washington TimesOil war: the ad battle between 'Big Oil' and DNC, Part 1Washington Post (blog)Obama opposed exploring for energy in Alaska. He gave millions of tax dollars to Solyndra, which then went bankrupt.
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Iron Mining in Australia

Iron Mining in Australia | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it

Australia is the second largest producer of iron ore, contributing 420 million tons to the global supply in 2010.

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U.S. crude oil production nears 15-year high with help from Colorado - Denver Business Journal

U.S. crude oil production nears 15-year high with help from Colorado - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
American crude oil production hit nearly 6.5 million barrels per day in September,...
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EPA Awards ~$11 Million for Chemical Safety Research

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Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements

Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it

The Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient (Hypoxia) Task Force announced today that it is launching two new efforts to monitor reductions in nutrients – nitrogen and phosphorus – throughout the watershed. The joint federal, state and tribal task force, chaired by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Iowa, has established the Mississippi River Monitoring Collaborative to evaluate progress toward reducing the amount of nutrients entering local waterways and ultimately to the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). a member of the Task Force is also preparing to update its technical standard for water quality monitoring to better measure the amount of nutrients coming from farm fields.

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Denver council committee removes obstacle to Gates plant demolition - Denver Business Journal

Denver council committee removes obstacle to Gates plant demolition - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
An attempt to designate the old, decrepit Gates Rubber plant, at Broadway and Interstate...
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EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded five grants totaling almost $2 million to academic institutions for research on innovative processes to further improve air quality in the U.S. and help track the effectiveness of pollution control measures. Pollutants such as ozone and fine particles are linked to a variety of serious health effects, including aggravation of asthma and other lung diseases, heart attacks, increased hospital admissions and medication use, and premature death.

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China's Underground Race for Shale Gas - Knowledge@Wharton

China's Underground Race for Shale Gas - Knowledge@Wharton | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
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Enviros call for bigger buffer around Colorado oil and gas sites

Enviros call for bigger buffer around Colorado oil and gas sites | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
Oil and gas operations in Colorado should be at least 1,000 feet away from homes...
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ULA lands $412M NASA launch contracts

ULA lands $412M NASA launch contracts | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
United Launch Alliance has landed NASA contracts worth $412 million to launch three...
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Peabody Energy to bid on land for new coal mine - Denver Business Journal

Peabody Energy Inc., owner of Colorado’s Twentymile Coal Mine in northwest Colorado,...
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The Gates of Hell located in Kyzylgar, Turkmenistan

The Gates of Hell located in Kyzylgar, Turkmenistan | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
Fiery crater that has been burning for 38 years...
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Hickenlooper gets task force report on Colorado oil and gas conflicts - Denver Business Journal

Hickenlooper gets task force report on Colorado oil and gas conflicts - Denver Business Journal | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
A task force submitted a final report Wednesday to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper...
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India wants to truck Afghan ore through Pakistan | MINING.com

India wants to truck Afghan ore through Pakistan | MINING.com | Mining, Drilling and Exploration | Scoop.it
India is hoping to bury the hatchet with its historical rival Pakistan, at least enough for both sides to benefit from a massive iron ore deposit in Afghanistan.
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