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  • Panama Canal: Is another expansion in the cards?

    PANAMA CITY, Panama With some 16 months to go before Panama expects to finish its canal expansion, could another set of locks to handle even bigger ships be in its future? The idea first surfaced last year during a Latin American ports conference in...
  • BP hires head of U.S. shale unit before spin-off

    LONDON (Reuters) - Oil major BP has appointed a chief executive to look after its U.S. onshore oil and gas assets, months ahead of its plan to spin off the business to boost the profitability of its shale gas portfolio in the country. SandRidge Energy...
  • Refracking brings 'vintage' oil and gas wells to life

    HOUSTON/WILLISTON NORTH DAKOTA (Reuters) - A fracking boom isn't enough for U.S. oil and gas producers – they're now starting the re-fracking boom.     Wells sunk as little as three years ago are being fracked again, the latest innovation in the...
  • Demand may determine if pipeline gets green light

    Demand may determine if pipeline gets green light
    On March 28 there was a knock on the door of Malinda Clatterbuck's rural Lancaster County home. Standing on her front stoop was a pipeline company contractor who calmly told her he needed to walk her wooded 8-acre property to survey it for what she...
  • Marcellus Shale boom to hit Lehigh Valley: Proposed pipeline would cut through Northampton County

    While Pennsylvania's northern tier has seen an influx of drilling rigs and natural gas wells, the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom has largely skirted the Lehigh Valley. Until now. PennEast Pipeline Co., a consortium that includes a UGI Corp....
  • 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...
  • Grassroots leader Marina Silva angles for Brazil's mainstream

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Thrust by tragedy into the center of Brazil's presidential race, environmentalist Marina Silva is riding a groundswell of anti-establishment anger but her chances hinge on expanding her coalition and winning over mainstream voters...
  • Aquino says Chinese survey ships seen in Philippine waters

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino said two Chinese survey vessels had been sighted in a gas-rich area of its exclusive economic zone, raising concerns of heightened tensions in the disputed South China Sea. China claims almost the...
  • Turkish energy minister says Iraqi Kurdistan oil exports continue

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Monday 6.5 million barrels of Iraqi Kurdish crude oil had been shipped to world markets via Turkey's Ceyhan port since exports began and that a seventh tanker was being loaded at the...
  • Report: Health Care Industry Offers Best-Paid Jobs

    With an average annual salary of $233,150, surgeons top the list of highest-paying jobs in North America as tallied by the job-search website CareerCast. Seven of the 10 best-paid jobs were in health care. Physicians, second on the list, were paid $187,...
  • Conflict-hit coal sector casts shadow on Ukraine electricity market

    KIEV (Reuters) - Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine has forced coal mines to cut production or close entirely, imperiling the country's electricity market and potentially forcing the government to cut exports or limit consumption. Coal mining is...