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Petroleum Industry

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  • Lauderdale Lakes approves a second RaceTrac mega-station

    RaceTrac gas stations are revving up in the city, with commissioners approving a second of the company's mega-stations. Despite objections from the nearby Eastgate community, supporters on the commission said the financially struggling city could not...
  • U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms

    U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms
    Famine looms in South Sudan. The planting season is already half over, with terrified farmers scattered far from home because of fighting. But the country's leaders seem unconcerned about the impending catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights...
  • U.S. treasure hunters return to 'Ship of Gold' sunk in 1857 hurricane

    By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - A deep-ocean exploration company is seeking to recover a lucrative haul of gold aboard the shipwreck of the SS Central America, nearly 160 years after it sank off the coast of South Carolina in a hurricane....
  • Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way

     Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way
    Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
  • Courtney Barnett shows her gift for sharp detail on 'Double EP'

    Courtney Barnett shows her gift for sharp detail on 'Double EP'
    Courtney Barnett, "The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas" (Mom + Pop Music) Courtney Barnett writes assured, smart songs packed with detail and delivered through the voice of a writer who seems to have discovered some sort of hidden secret. It's...
  • Mexico officials answer Alfonso Cuaron's Pemex questions

    Mexico officials answer Alfonso Cuaron's Pemex questions
    As the potentially landmark reform of Mexico's state-owned oil industry hurtled toward a make-or-break deadline this week, an influential voice of criticism sounded from an unlikely quarter. Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron, whose film "Gravity"...
  • 42 killed in fighting in southern Ukraine

    Armed clashes left scores of people dead in Ukraine on Friday, as President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to impose stiffer economic sanctions on Russia if it disrupts Ukraine's upcoming election. Officials said 42 people had been...
  • Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote

    Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote
    Ukrainians braved armed separatists in the east and epic storms in the capital, Kiev, on Sunday to cast ballots forĀ a new president to restoreĀ legitimate leadership in their country three months after a rebellion toppled the last head of state. An...
  • Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

    Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution
    On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death, Pope Francis on Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of...
  • RELATED STORY: Chinese vessel sinks Vietnamese fishing boat, raising tensions

    A Chinese ship rammed and sank a wooden Vietnamese fishing boat near a Chinese-operated oil drill in disputed South China Sea waters, Vietnamese state media said Tuesday. Although there were no severe injuries reported, the incident was the most serious...
  • Tornado measured at 120 mph rips North Dakota mobile-home park; 9 hurt

    Tornado measured at 120 mph rips North Dakota mobile-home park; 9 hurt
    A 15-year-old girl remained hospitalized and eight people woke up at a shelter Tuesday morning after a tornado struck a mobile-home park along North Dakota's booming oil fields. The National Weather Service estimated winds reached 120 mph at the...