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Oil and gas take on middle school math in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB), an oil industry-funded group, is ready to launch a new math curriculum aimed at middle school students in the state. The Oklahoman reported that over 1.7 million students have participated in OERB’s lessons since the organization’s conception in 1993, but the group did not have any programs for middle-school students until this year. XTO ...

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2014’s Booms, Bans, and Busts no. 2: Personal profiles

To bring in the New Year, Shale Plays Media is counting down the days with a series looking back on the top stories we covered in 2014. So far, we have recapped the Keystone XL debate, the controversy surrounding oilfield waste disposal, and the various fracking bans, among others. Today, we’re revisiting some of the individuals working in the industry, as well as the ...

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New Meritage pipeline to begin production soon

Denver-based Meritage Midstream Services has announced the company will be expanding beginning in January, according to the Denver Business Journal. Meritage Midstream is a natural gas and crude oil treatment, gathering and transportation company. Their expansion will be coming via a 108-mile segment of new Wyoming pipeline that will carry natural gas liquids. In August 2013, Meritage acquired a natural ...

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Rex Energy needs a buyer

sale price tag

Rex Energy Corp. is selling its stakes in an oilfield company and is in need of a buyer. Rex Energy is looking to sell its 60 percent stake in Keystone Clearwater Solutions LLC.  The company is water distributor and freshwater pipeline builder that serves the natural gas industry.  RBC Capital Markets is advising Rex Energy during the sale process. According ...

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Sabine Pass enlists GE maintenance services for $1 billion

The Sabine Pass LNG facility, one of several liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities popping up on the Gulf Coast, now has the full technical support of General Electric for equipment GE provided for the project. GE and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, have signed a $1 billion deal which gives the energy giant an even larger ...

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Groups urging administration to block exports bill

Over 100 groups are calling on Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to reject proposals in favor of increasing the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG), according to a report by The Hill. On Monday, Moniz received a letter from environmental and health groups which said he should not support proposed legislation by a Senate Republican that would hasten the approval of ...

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Bakken pipeline capacity set to increase

Hiland Crude LLC announced that it will extend the deadline for receiving shipper commitments for both the Double H and Tallgrass Pony Express pipelines, according to a report by the Bakken Magazine. The pipelines will allow producers to transmit crude produced in the Bakken to Guernsey, Wyoming, and Cushing, Oklahoma. Once completed, the Double H pipeline will be able to ...

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