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Review: ABC’s ‘Quantico’ has some juice, but its ‘Blood and Oil’ a weak offering

As this fall’s new TV shows continue to roll out, there’s precious little that’s great, with only a few offerings that could be called good. ABC’s new Sunday dramas include “Quantico,” which has energy but worrisome weaknesses, and “Blood and Oil,” which isn’t much. It’s clear from the get-go that “Quantico” will have little resemblance to anything that happens at ...

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ABC releases trailer for Bakken “Oil” soap opera (Video)

Welcome to a town… with oil fields so vast… a new millionaire is made… every… single… day. The words flash intermittently between a montage of pump jacks, oil flares, mansions and wild horses before introducing a pretty young couple en route to the American dream. But the pair, hoping for a better life, lose everything before arriving at their destination: ...

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ABC to produce Bakken “Boom” drama

The ABC television network recently ordered pilots for four new dramas, including a series centered in the Bakken oil patch, reports Variety.com. The series will be produced by ABC Studios and revolves around one of the largest oil discoveries in the nation’s history. The series, titled “Boom,” focuses on western North Dakota’s oilfields and the largest shift in the region’s ...

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EPA regulations not at fault for coal’s downfall


By Lydia Gilbertson, Shale Plays Media| Google+ In a recent article by business reporter Stephen Letts from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation website, he discusses what the new American climate change law’s effect will be on coal companies. He cites a detailed analysis by Bank of America-Merril Lynch that states that the new rule is a “relatively soft requirement”. The article ...

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