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Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • In Alabama, taking on golf's green monsters

    Our destination was the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Alabama's collection of 468 often-spectacular holes at 11 locations from Muscle Shoals in the north to Point Clear at the southern tip of the state. For golf junkies  like us — three...
  • U.S. presses Bali trade deal skeptics to sign up as planned

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will insist that India and other World Trade Organization members stick to promises around a global deal to lower trade barriers and speed up the passage of goods through customs, a top trade official said on...
  • Safe rail transport of hazardous materials is critical

    Kudos to the Chicago Tribune for the investigative feature story about the number of Bakken crude oil trains running through our region on a weekly basis ("40 crude oil trains a week; Documents show rolling pipelines of flammable liquid often traverse...
  • Dozens of trains haul volatile Bakken oil to NY weekly: railroads

    (Reuters) - As many as 44 trains loaded with volatile Bakken crude oil are being sent through the state of New York each week, according to confidential disclosures made by railroads to state emergency responders, and released to Reuters through a Freedom...
  • Chinese oil rig finishes exploration in waters off Vietnam: Xinhua

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese oil rig has finished exploration near the Paracel islands in the South China Sea after finding signs of oil and gas, the official Xinhua news agency said, more than two months after its deployment to waters also claimed by...
  • Chinese oil rig moved away from disputed waters off Vietnam

    SHANGHAI/HANOI (Reuters) - A Chinese oil rig has finished drilling near the disputed Paracel islands in the South China Sea after finding signs of oil and gas and is being moved away from the area, more than two months after its deployment damaged...
  • Burst pipeline could restart within a year, but questions remain about repair plan

    Exxon Mobil could restart the northern leg of its Pegasus oil pipeline within a year, but the company's pre-startup tests could leave behind threats large enough to endanger the public, according to a review of Exxon's proposal. Those details and...
  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...
  • How California can best fight climate change

    How California can best fight climate change
    California's landmark climate change law, AB 32, has created a promising cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases that has put the state on track to meet its emissions goals for 2020, kick-started the state's green technology industry and generated...
  • Shale could give U.S. enough oil to meet demands

    Shale could give U.S. enough oil to meet demands
    Four years into the shale revolution, the U.S. is on track to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of crude oil, most analysts agree. When that happens and by how much, though, has produced disparate estimates that depend on...
  • Yemen government curbs travel, recruitment in austerity drive

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's president has ordered a raft of austerity steps, including a review of state-owned companies' viability and curbs on foreign travel by government officials, to ease pressure on the impoverished state's crumbling public finances....