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This Is Your Town on Fracking

Not long ago I found myself stranded in Williston, North Dakota. You might have heard of it. Despite being the eighth-largest city in the 48th most-populous state, Williston has won some infamy in recent years. It’s at the center of an oil boom that’s likely to make the United States a net exporter of fossil fuels in just a few ...

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Night use restricted at oil patch wildlife areas

Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013 7:08 am Updated: 11:46 am, Fri Jun 28, 2013. Night use restricted at oil patch wildlife areas Associated Press | BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department is closing two wildlife management areas in the oil patch to night uses other than fishing and hunting. The restrictions at the Trenton and the ...

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Oil above $98 as protests rock Egypt government

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 7:15 am Updated: 11:34 am, Tue Jul 2, 2013. Oil above $98 as protests rock Egypt government Associated Press | The price of oil advanced past $98 a barrel Tuesday, underpinned by political unrest in Egypt that raised fears of disruption to global crude supplies. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark crude for August delivery ...

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