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  • Piedmont Natural Gas wants to cut costs for customers

    Piedmont Natural Gas wants to cut the cost for its customers. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/1H5lSRM) that Piedmont has asked the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a one-time credit on customers' bills that could save them about $35...
  • Azerbaijan must remain a strong ally of the United States

    President Barack Obama is committed to helping the United States extricate itself from the constant violence in both Iraq and Afghanistan. The fact that no American troops have lost their lives in either country this year is a testament to the president's...
  • FEMA to states: no climate planning, no money

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making it tougher for governors to deny man-made climate change. Starting next year, the agency will approve disaster preparedness funds only for states whose governors approve hazard mitigation plans that...
  • China indicts former oil boss on corruption charges

    The former chairman of the stated-owned parent of PetroChina Ltd., Asia's biggest oil producer, was indicted Thursday in a spreading anti-corruption crackdown. Jiang Jiemin was charged with abusing his position at China National Petroleum Corp. and...
  • Wyoming grouse conservation could preserve area for birds

    A new system announced Wednesday to conserve habitat for the greater sage grouse will start by making 86 square miles of Wyoming ranchland available for preservation through arrangements with oil and gas companies and others who, in exchange, want to...
  • Glen Ellyn to consider ComEd electric rates in May over aggregation

    Glen Ellyn staff will wait until ComEd announces its new electricity rates in late May before a decision is made about rebidding its aggregation rates or opting out of the program. A recent dip in natural gas prices might allow the village to...
  • Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

    Environmentalists say allowing offshore drilling along the U.S. East Coast from northern Virginia to the Georgia-Florida border could lead to a catastrophic oil spill devastating to the crucial tourism industry. But business and petroleum groups say they...
  • Feds: Oil leasing in Gulf slows due to oil price drop

    The level of interest in new oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico is slowing due to the low price of oil, but federal regulators said they remain optimistic about the future of offshore drilling. Only 195 bids were placed Wednesday for leases in...
  • Oklahoma hiring freeze shows no letup in oil states' fiscal pain

    Oklahoma, the fifth-largest oil-producing state, froze hiring and salaries and is considering tapping reserves with crude prices down almost 60 percent since June. Revenue projections dwindled by more than $300 million from December to February, more...
  • Truck driver killed in wreck at Alpha mine identified

    The state has identified a truck driver who was killed in a wreck at an Alpha Natural Resources surface mine in Raleigh County. The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says 52-year-old Von Edwards Bower was employed by an Alpha...
  • Cyprus signs deal with France's Total to extend gas search

    Cyprus and French oil and gas company Total have signed an agreement to extend a search for natural gas off the east Mediterranean island's southern coast after disappointing results from an initial exploration round. Cyprus' energy ministry said in a...