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Miller Energy Resources names new CEO

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Knoxville New Sentinel A leadership shake-up at a Knoxville oil-and-gas company took another step forward on Monday. Miller Energy Resources said Monday that Carl F. Giesler has been named as Miller’s CEO and a member of the board. Former CEO Scott Boruff has been named executive chairman of Miller, while former chairman Deloy Miller — the founder of the company ...

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Midstream providers trying to keep up with demand

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media The midstream oil and gas services industry is having trouble keeping up with production in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, according to a recent report by the Greeley Tribune. The midstream sector of the oil and gas industry includes the systems put in place between production and distribution, such as pipelines and other transportation from production ...

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U.S. takes halting steps to plug infrastructure funding gap

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Tuesday announced a series of measures to help shore up crumbling U.S. infrastructure, including half a billion dollars in loans for the electric grid. The moves are part of the administration’s efforts to address what it says is a $1 trillion funding gap for transportation, water and electricity needs over the next six ...

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Weld County tax base grows as oil and gas keeps booming

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. The ever-growing oil and gas industry is making up a larger portion of the Weld County tax base, driving down residential property taxes, county officials say. And it’s only going to continue. “Even though values will go up, I would not guarantee taxes would do the same,” said Chris Woodruff, Weld County’s assessor. ...

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Hawaii needs natural gas


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media While U.S. gas producers are forced to wait for the rumored expansion of liquid natural gas (LNG) export restrictions, they may find a potential overseas market closer – metaphorically speaking – to home. A Time Magazine article reports that Hawaii is looking to adopt natural gas as a power source to drive the island’s electricity ...

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Energy Pipeline: Study finds oil, gas industry has positive impacts to local governments

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. A new study by an energy initiative at Duke University shows that Colorado’s booming oil and gas industry has had a positive impact on public finances to date. The study looked at several oil plays throughout the country, finding for the most part that public finances have not been negatively impacted, though a ...

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Louisiana infrastructure in for growing pains


John Bestoloffe, Shale Plays Media With the Haynesville shale already established and the Tuscaloosa Marine shale quickly emerging, Louisiana has a vast amount of potential for the oil and gas boom. However, concerns are rising around the inadequate infrastructure supporting the thriving energy industry. Maturing roads, waterways, and pipelines may prove to be a setback for industry growth. The quality ...

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Tribes collect millions in oil revenue: Three Affiliated Tribes set to collect $184 million in revenue; money to be used for infrastructure

By Amy Dalrymple, The Fargo Forum NEW TOWN, N.D. — In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected during the entire 2011-13 biennium. The jump in revenue is primarily due to increased oil production at Fort Berthold, which now produces more than 270,000 barrels per day ...

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