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Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Arkansas spill pollution case against Exxon can proceed, court says

    Federal and state attorneys who sued Exxon Mobil Corp. over its Arkansas pipeline spill have won court rulings to keep the lawsuit alive and to deny the company's attempt to limit the information it must provide in the case. The rulings, which came...
  • In Mexico, Tamaulipas state residents rise up against cartel violence

    Arsonists torched four restaurants, bars and an auto dealership. A bomb threat evacuated a hospital. Bodies turned up, including a headless one at someone's door and a man snatched from the Wal-Mart store and dumped in a field. Gun battles raged within...
  • Islamist fighters reportedly attempting to encircle Baghdad

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq's dire situation has gone from bad dream to nightmare in two weeks of fighting that have seen Sunni Muslim gunmen assert control over a growing area, including, Kurdish officials said Tuesday, at least two towns that lie on a crucial...
  • First Nations being courted to back tar sands refinery projects on their land

    Despite last week's approval from the Canadian government, uncertainty still dogs Enbridge Inc.'s Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline largely because of a vow from key aboriginal communities to block it. Others in the oil industry are trying hard to...
  • Exxon Mobil eyes July restart for ruptured pipeline's south leg, worrying residents

    Exxon Mobil intends to restart the southern portion of its Pegasus oil pipeline on July 1, ending a 15-month shutdown that began when the pipeline ruptured and flooded a residential street in Arkansas with crude. The move is a disappointment to Texans...
  • Insurgents attack Iraqi oil refinery at Baiji

    Antigovernment militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq's largest oil refinery, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against terrorism. Meanwhile, officials in India confirmed that 40 Indian...
  • U.S. officials said to be pushing for the removal of Iraq's leader

    U.S. officials are actively pushing for the removal of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki and have held meetings with senior politicians who are angling to replace the embattled leader, according to Iraqi officials and a report Thursday. The U.S....
  • Gas Prices Up Pennies as Iraq Turmoil Threatens Big Spike

     
    Gas prices climbed in most parts of the country the past week as fighting among ethnic groups continued in Iraq, increasing worries that a prolonged conflict could spread to other countries and disrupt oil production. The national average for regular........
  • Major new pipeline proposed next to Enbridge line that ruptured in 2010

    The wild grass is only now beginning to hide the scar left by the giant ditch digger that gouged a trench though Ron Kardos' Oceola Township, Mich., pasture last year for an oil pipeline but already Kardos is preparing for another onslaught of...
  • Energy scare good for oil stocks in the short term

    By John Wasik CHICAGO (Reuters) - Despite the incendiary conflict in Iraq that last week sent the benchmark price of Brent crude oil to more than $115 a barrel, a nine-month high, U.S. stock markets largely shrugged off the oil threat, hitting record...
  • Houston, a bright spot in U.S. economy, frets about labor shortage

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Bustling Houston, one of the bright spots in the U.S. economy, is growing so fast that business leaders fear running out of skilled labor as billions are spent building new energy infrastructure on the Gulf Coast. The Greater...