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U.S. crude stockpiles fall 4.2 mln barrels in latest week – EIA


NEW YORK – U.S. crude oil inventories declined far more than expected last week, while gasoline stocks decreased amid robust demand for the motor fuel, data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed on Wednesday. Crude inventories fell 4.2 million barrels to 459.68 million in the week to July 24, more than twenty times analysts’ expectations for a decrease of ...

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Your move, world governments: Google reigns renewable energy purchases

A neon Google logo is seen as employees work at the new Google office in Toronto, November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
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Internet overlord Google has made its strongest pledge to reduce the world’s carbon footprint by announcing that the company will triple purchases of renewable power over the next decade. In a recent statement posted by Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, the search giant stated that already leading the world as the largest corporate purchaser of renewable power wasn’t enough. At the ...

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Utica and Marcellus activity in Ohio


Activity in the Utica and Marcellus Shale formations in Ohio have seen some changes compared to the last well activity update, and apparently injection wells are getting a lot of attention from the public. Monday evening, residents and town officials from townships that have been impacted by the boom of fracking and injection wells in Ohio and Pennsylvania gathered together ...

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85% of natural gas growth comes from the Northeast

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It’s not a shocker that almost all of the U.S.’s natural gas growth has come from the Northeast, and for that you can thank new production techniques. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the Utica and Marcellus Shale formations found in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York, and into Kentucky are responsible for 85 percent of the nation’s ...

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Group starts process to sue US agency over pipeline plans

FILE -  In this July 19, 2002 file photo, the Mackinac Bridge is shown from Mackinaw City, Mich. An enviromnental group plans to sue the U.S. Department of Transportation for allowing pipeline owners and operators to transport oil in or under inland waters without approved safety plans as required by federal law. The National Wildlife Federation filed the intent to sue on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, citing several pipeline spills, including the 2010 spill from an Enbridge pipeline into the Kalamazoo River, and concerns that a similar disaster could  occur with Enbridge pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT — The National Wildlife Federation accused the U.S. Transportation Department on Tuesday of not enforcing a federal law that requires pipeline owners and operators to establish safety response plans for worst-case oil spills in lakes, rivers and other waterways. Leaders of the conservation organization said it filed the required “intent to sue” notice through certified mail, giving officials 60 ...

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Quiet on Keystone, Clinton faces sharper attacks from rivals

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at the 2015 International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers (SMART) Conference, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

NASHUA, N.H. — Hillary Rodham Clinton dodged questions Tuesday about her positions on trade and the Keystone XL pipeline, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the future of the project opposed by environmentalists remains “undecided when I become president, I will answer your question.” Sensing an opportunity, Clinton’s rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination escalated their critique of the ...

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Cheniere LNG could dent Russian gas dominance in SE Europe-sources

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BUDAPEST – Cheniere Energy Inc plans to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) to central and southeastern Europe within a few years, a move that with U.S. supplies would loosen Russia’s energy grip on the region, sources told Reuters. The Houston-based LNG specialist, which is gearing up to launch western European operations this year, is eyeing an eastern expansion, said six sources ...

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