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Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • BP more than doubles estimate of oil spill in Lake Michigan

    BP, the petroleum giant, has more than doubled its estimate of how much crude oil it spilled this week into Lake Michigan, a source of drinking water for some 7 million people in Chicago and its suburbs. On Monday, BP reported the spill into the lake...
  • On This Day In Glastonbury History: Oil Barge Hits Pier

    On This Day In Glastonbury History: Oil Barge Hits Pier
    GLASTONBURY — The 25th anniversary of the oil spill by the Exxon Valdez into Prince William Sound was noted this week. On March 28, 1934, the Connecticut River was the scene of its own potential oil spill when a Glastonbury pier was struck by an oil...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • Steve Paul: Oil spills heighten our tough relationship with fossil fuels

    Two more oil spills this week should give Americans pause, especially in the ongoing, fractious debate over the Keystone XL pipeline. A BP refinery near Chicago, expanded just a year ago to handle the thick tar-sand crude oil coming from Canada the oil...
  • At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency

    At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency
    California Democrats gathered Saturday to celebrate their dominance in state politics, buoyant about their prospects in this year's elections. But the party's annual convention showed potential minefields for a group that appears to be at the peak of...
  • Ukraine will continue to pose economic threat

    Ukraine will continue to pose economic threat
    With fear of a shooting war in Ukraine easing Tuesday, stocks worldwide surged in relief and the Dow Jones industrial average climbed more than 227 points. Investors relaxed after Russian President Vladimir Putin said military action in Ukraine was a...
  • German economy makes solid start to 2014: finance ministry

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German economy got off to a solid start in the first quarter and the data point towards a broad upturn, the Finance Ministry said in its monthly report for March released on Tuesday. The Finance Ministry said, however, that...
  • U.S. energy boom may signal a new export era

    In a Louisiana swamp several miles upriver from the Gulf of Mexico, about 3,000 construction workers are building a massive industrial facility to liquefy natural gas, preparing for a new era when the U.S. will begin exporting energy around the globe....
  • Opposition grows as oil pipelines proliferate in northern Minnesota

    PARK RAPIDS, Minn. Leon Rogers has lived next to crude oil pipelines for years. He's had enough. With four pipelines already buried beneath his farmland and a fifth one planned next to his house, Rogers and many of his neighbors are no longer...
  • Disquiet in Baltics over sympathies of Russian speakers

    (This March 23 story was corrected to remove reference to Lithuania not bordering Russia in the sixth paragraph) DAUGAVPILS, Latvia/TALLINN (Reuters) - In the former Soviet republics of Latvia and Estonia, there is unease over events in Crimea, which was...
  • Court slaps down BP's motion to torpedo its own gulf spill settlement

    Court slaps down BP's motion to torpedo its own gulf spill settlement
    No dice, BP.  That's what a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans told the giant oil company in a ruling issued late Monday. The judges rejected BP's motion to block payments to victims of the massive Deepwater Horizon oil...