Oil and gas exploration and extraction

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March 25, 2017 - 2:50 pm
SEVERE WEATHER Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office said on Saturday that the...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, photo, a group of workers at the C.C. Filson Co. manufacturing facility work at their sewing machines, in Seattle. On Friday, March 17, 2017, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for February. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 17, 2017 - 8:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories cranked out more autos, steel and computers in February, the sixth straight monthly increase in manufacturing output. Factory production rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent last month from January, the Federal Reserve said Friday . That followed another 0.5...
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March 16, 2017 - 1:01 am
TRUMP-BUDGET UPDATE: Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the...
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March 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS-JUSTICE Government calls ruling flawed, vows court fight UNDATED (AP) — The Justice Department calls a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii that halts President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "flawed in reasoning and in scope." The agency said in a statement Wednesday...
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March 15, 2017 - 8:55 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS UPDATE: Trump blasts ruling that put travel ban on hold UNDATED (AP) — President Donald Trump is blasting a court for halting what he's calling a "watered-down version" of his travel ban. Trump told supporters Wednesday at a campaign-style rally in Nashville, Tennessee,...
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March 14, 2017 - 6:38 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The discovery of a huge natural gas deposit in Egyptian waters has boosted hopes of other such finds in the eastern Mediterranean that could help meet Europe's energy needs, a senior official with Italian oil and gas company Eni said Tuesday. Eni SpA Chief Exploration Officer...
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March 03, 2017 - 11:52 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe filed a lawsuit in its own tribal court system Friday accusing several oil companies of triggering the state's largest earthquake that caused extensive damage to some near-century-old tribal buildings. The Pawnee Nation alleges in the...
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February 20, 2017 - 10:15 am
Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River, whose watershed supplies Philadelphia and half the population of New York City. They may or may not have anything to worry about. The...
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February 19, 2017 - 7:52 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq says new exploration has revealed an additional 10 billion barrels of oil, bringing its total proven reserves to 153 billion barrels. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said in a statement Sunday that the increase comes from seven oil fields in central and southern Iraq, without...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2016, file photo, a ribbon of water cuts through the mud flats of Cook Inlet, just off the shore of Anchorage, Alaska. Natural gas is bubbling up from an underwater pipeline in Alaska's Cook Inlet, discovered on Feb 7, 2017, when a Hilcorp helicopter spotted bubbles at the surface and reported the leak. State regulators say the danger is minimal but the Coast Guard has issued a warning to mariners and federal wildlife authorities have expressed concern about harm to endangered beluga whales. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
February 16, 2017 - 7:34 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Natural gas for at least 10 days has leaked from an underwater natural gas pipeline in Alaska's Cook Inlet and floating ice has prevented divers from reaching the site. The gas is bubbling from an 8-inch pipeline in 80 feet of water about four miles off shore. The pipeline...
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