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Petroleum Industry

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  • Elizabeth Stelle: Marcellus Shale tax won't improve schools

    SunnySide Supply, a safety equipment business in Washington County, is growing by leaps and bounds thanks to Marcellus Shale development. Today, SunnySide employs 15 workers — up from five in 2008 — and owner Paul Battista is proud of the...
  • Japan protests Russian military drills on disputed islands

    Japan's Foreign Ministry lodged a "strong protest" Wednesday over Russian military exercises on two islands seized by the Soviet Union after World War II and claimed by both countries. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the war games onĀ Etorofu...
  • Mexico prepares to list oil fields open to foreign bids

    WASHINGTON Key details of Mexico's overhaul of its energy industry will come into focus on Wednesday, when longtime oil monopoly Pemex learns which fields it gets to keep for future exploration. By week's end, the Ministry of Energy will announce areas...
  • Fracking companies begin slow shift to recycling wastewater

    MIDLAND, Texas It's not just oil and natural gas that comes out of the ground here. For every barrel of oil pumped to the surface, more than another barrel of water from deep within the earth comes up alongside it. With a hue that ranges from gray to...
  • Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education

    Olive-oil stores offer wide variety, along with education
    Olive-oil specialty stores in Central Florida are counting on Americans' fascination with the Mediterranean diet and interest in cooking to fuel their bottom lines. The concept is simple: Offer a variety of oils, allow customers to taste them before...
  • Oil companies fracking into drinking water sources, new research shows

    Energy companies are fracking for oil and gas at far shallower depths than widely believed, sometimes through underground sources of drinking water, according to research released Tuesday by Stanford University scientists. Though researchers cautioned...
  • King, eh? Should Norway abdicate its royalty?

    OSLO, Norway Norway's Crown Prince Haakon shocked and disappointed his nation this summer when he announced plans to take his youngest prince and princess out of public schools and send them to private ones in the coming school year. In egalitarian...
  • Texas company helps energy giants keep track of equipment

    Keeping track of billions of dollars of equipment that's constantly on the move is one of the oil and gas industry's toughest challenges. Time is always money. But it's a fortune when it's downtime in the oilfield or offshore. "Frac tanks, generators...
  • Social media with a message

    ATLANTA In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before...
  • Speediest and Slowest States: Where Does Yours Rank?

     
    This year marks four decades since President Richard M. Nixon signed into law a mandate that set the maximum national speed limit at 55 mph, helping to fend off an oil crisis, diminishing Americans' ability to make good time on......
  • Indonesia central bank seen holding rate, second quarter current account gap likely doubled

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bank Indonesia is expected to announce this week that the country's current account deficit in April-June roughly doubled from the first quarter, but the central bank is not seen tightening policy any time soon. The second-quarter...