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Officials: U.S. general killed, 14 wounded in Afghan academy attack

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

KABUL - A U.S. general was killed and more than a dozen people were wounded, including a German general, in the latest insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier, U.S., German and Afghan officials said on Tuesday.

 

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Senate shortens transport extension, sets up clash with House

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved an $8.1 billion extension of federal funding for transportation projects through the end of 2014, setting up a clash with the House of Representatives just days ahead of cutbacks in money for road, b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Biofuel groups: Ethanol needs separate treatment in rail rules

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tekakwitha Conference brings participants a ‘renewal of faith’

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Priests were dancing Thursday at the Ramada Plaza Suites conference center as musicians banged loudly on a drum behind them and a large crowd cheered them on.
The priests were taking part in the Nations Grand Entry, a traditional part of t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. moves to enhance safety of oil-by-rail shipments

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed new safety rules for hauling crude oil by rail after a string of explosive accidents, in a move that could impact railroads, drillers, refiners and railcar makers amid an energy b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. takes stand against steel pipe imports

July 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday set duties on South Korean steel pipe used in the oil and natural gas industry, reversing itself in one of the most contentious trade disputes in years after hefty lobbying from U.S. producers and…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

IEA: U.S. oil boom to extend into 2015, supply risks strong

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

LONDON — Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States and Canada, further eroding OPEC’s market share, the West’s energy watchdog said on Friday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com