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REPOST: Analyst urges broader look at Amazon oil resources’ local impacts

Amazon has vast oil resources. Ironically though, part of the populace  still use basic means of living such as cooking in wood because gas pipelines aren’t available for them to use. As the oil production strengthens, much is to be … Continue reading

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REPOST: Brighton suspends oil and gas drilling applications

What’s the cause of the sudden suspension of oil and gas drilling in Brighton? Read this news from this DenverPost.com article. *** Brighton is suspending applications for oil and gas drilling in the city, effective immediately. The city council approved … Continue reading

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REPOST: Fossil Fuels to Keep Dominating Energy Consumption Mix

It is believed that fossil fuel will still be a huge part of energy consumption. Read more about this news from Rigzone.com. *** Despite more than 25 years of efforts to reduce fossil fuel consumption and boost renewable energy use, … Continue reading

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REPOST: U.S. Steps Up Scrutiny of Freight Train Safety

Ways on how to ensure the safety of freight trains are currently being evaluated by officials from rail and petroleum industries. Read more from this New York Times article: *** After meeting with federal regulators on Thursday, officials from the … Continue reading

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REPOST: Oil Rises, Gasoline Higher On Refinery Outages

Supply concerns affected the gas futures, according to this Rigzone.com article. Read more: *** Oil prices rose and gasoline futures hit a three-month high on Friday, fueled by spread trading and supply concerns. A string of glitches at U.S. refineries … Continue reading

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REPOST: US High Court Rejects Oil Spill Contempt Case

The Supreme Court declined to review the appeals about the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Read the details in the Rigzone.com article below: *** WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department will not be … Continue reading

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REPOST: East Africa exploration update

The Tultule-1 wildcat well in the South Omo will be plugged and abandoned as a dry hole. Read the details from this online article: *** Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Tultule-1 wildcat well in the South Omo block onshore Ethiopia, … Continue reading

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