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Petroleum Industry

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  • Study links Oklahoma earthquake swarm with fracking operations

    Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so many underground injection wells, they say, it was rare to...
  • N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking

    N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's top state court has held that towns have the authority to ban gas drilling within their borders, giving a boost to opponents of the drilling method known as fracking. The Court of Appeals in a 5-2 decision on Monday upheld...
  • More delays seen for start of U.S. crude pipeline Seaway Twin

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The widely anticipated Seaway Twin crude pipeline has yet to start pumping oil, missing an end-June target and fueling speculation among traders of potentially deeper delays. Pipeline operator Enterprise Product Partners said in June...
  • Tesla's Elon Musk giving away trade secrets for potential profit

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Thursday, June 19: Elon Musk is the kind of guy who probably spent his high school years asking, "Why?" or "Why not?" each time he ran up against conventional wisdom. He took that mind-set...
  • Mexican political parties at impasse over key reforms

    An opposition political party is threatening to pull its support for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's landmark oil industry reforms. The conservative National Action Party (PAN) said this week it would only support an energy overhaul bill if...
  • First in line for arena jobs

    First in line for arena jobs
    Allentown job seekers look to the arena for a fresh start at the first of two PPL Center job fairs open only to city residents... Lehigh Valley home sales and prices dipped in May, but an uptick in pending sales indicates the market could be emerging from...
  • Judge upholds jury verdict for family in Texas fracking case

    The judge presiding over a pivotal case involving toxic emissions from gas and oil drilling has accepted a jury verdict that awarded $2.9 million to a family who said the emissions have made them sick. Judge Mark Greenberg issued a one-page ruling late...
  • Obama to send military advisors to Iraq but seeks political solution

    Obama to send military advisors to Iraq but seeks political solution
    President Obama said Thursday that he will send as many as 300 military advisors to help Iraq's beleaguered armed forces "take the fight" to Islamist insurgents, although he insisted that only a political solution can resolve the crisis. Several special...
  • Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home

     Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home
    The postcard image is ingrained in our collective consciousness: An empty road cuts through the Mojave Desert, its inky black path stretching forward, seemingly to infinity. A lonely white signpost flanks the asphalt — "Route 66." Perhaps more...
  • Iraq turmoil affects oil industry; higher gas prices could result

    WASHINGTON Oil markets are watching in alarm as Sunni militants sweep through northern Iraq, creating havoc and endangering the country's revival into a leading oil producer and major contributor to the stability of global energy prices. The chaos...
  • Electricity marketers accused of deceptive practices

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane and state Consumer Advocate Tanya McCloskey are taking on electricity marketers they say deceived customers about their rates and stuck them with massive electricity bills over the winter. The two agencies filed joint...