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  • Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.

    Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.
    Metro Chicago saw a 10.7 percent rise in the value of goods exported last year, to $44.9 billion, inching up one slot to place No. 6 nationwide, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report released Tuesday. The top five metros areas: Houston, New...
  • California regulators propose $1.4 billion fine for San Bruno explosion

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. California regulators on Tuesday proposed a $1.4 billion penalty to punish PG&E for its role in a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno but the amount is far below the $2.25 billion recommended by regulatory staff and consumer groups....
  • Fracking in Illinois: The rules, and why they matter

    Fracking in Illinois: The rules, and why they matter
    Environmentalists, oil and gas developers and anti-fracking groups are anxiously awaiting Friday's unveiling of regulations for fracking operations in Illinois. Once approved by the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, possibly as early as...
  • Somalia takes Kenya to U.N. court in oil rights row

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Somalia filed a suit against Kenya at the U.N.'s highest court, seeking to resolve a long-running dispute over lucrative oil reserves in the Indian Ocean. Somalia asked the International Court of Justice in The Hague to determine...
  • Shell CEO says U.S. should export oil to stabilize markets

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. policymakers should gradually lift the country's decades-old ban on crude oil exports because allowing the shipments would make the global energy system and fuel prices more stable, the head of Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on...
  • Brazil squanders oil bonanza even as Rousseff declares victory

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has put her government's oil policies front and center in her re-election campaign. TV ads show dramatic views of giant, floating oil platforms and new refineries under construction. The...
  • Scientists use E.coli bacteria to create fossil fuel alternative

    LONDON (Reuters) - British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intestine and say the finding is a step to commercial production of a fuel that could one day be an...
  • Russia will remain reliable energy supplier to Europe: Kremlin spokesman

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday that Russia is and will be a reliable supplier of natural gas to Europe, in response to warnings from Kiev that Moscow could cut off fuel to the continent this winter. "Russia was, is...
  • Sanctions headache for foreign executives at Russian firms

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis could force some executives at Russian firms with foreign passports to give up certain duties, complicating life at the top of some of the country's largest companies. U.S. and European Union...
  • Ukraine may need bigger bailout if conflict continues in 2015: IMF

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukraine may need as much as $19 billion in additional funds from donors if its conflict with pro-Russian separatists continues during 2015, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday. Even under Kiev's current $17 billion...
  • Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police

    Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police
    David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way. "Get down!" yelled Susan at her husband as she saw the mast crack against the bridge. The tall aluminum...