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Virginia governor sees riches for state from U.S. shale gas

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Impressed by the riches created by shale gas in some U.S. Northeast states, Virginia is working to build a manufacturing hub and create thousands of jobs from the cheap fuel that will soon flow into the state, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday.
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Virginia governor sees riches for state from U.S. shale gas

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Impressed by the riches created by shale gas in some U.S. Northeast states, Virginia is working to build a manufacturing hub and create thousands of jobs from the cheap fuel that will soon flow into the state, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday.
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Republicans craft 2015 plan to force Obama’s hand on Keystone

October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Amanda Becker and Timothy Gardner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Bar…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Republicans push for Keystone XL: GOP leaders say pipeline is a top energy priority

October 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Barack Obama to make a tough call on the controvers…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study: Drivers to face delays at railroad crossings due to oil

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Runaway oil production could slow road traffic as drivers face longer delays to cross train tracks in many congested regions, a U.S. study released on Friday predicted.
Oil, coal and grain shipments are taxing the national rail grid a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

EIA chief: Oil prices would hit $150 a barrel without US shale

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — If U.S.-led attacks knock out oil fields controlled by Islamic State militants, petroleum from the American drilling boom could make up for any shortfall on global markets, a report released by a Republican senator said on Wednesday.
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Public learns just how big the Bakken can be

September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

When it comes to the Bakken, we’re only at the beginning, energy industry insiders told an audience of oil experts and novices Tuesday at the Astoria Hotel & Events Center.
The North Dakota Petroleum Council kicked off its annual conference at…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Richardton OKs Halliburton sand plant

September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — The city of Richardton has given final and unanimous approval to the rezoning of 300 acres west of town for a future Halliburton frac sand plant and transloading facility.

The company is ready to start construction on the project and…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com