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US Energy Information Administration Shares Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook (STEO)


Report Highlights and Charts The United States Energy Information Administration projects average U.S. household expenditures for natural gas and propane will increase by 13% and 9%, respectively, this winter heating season (October 1 through March 31)  compared with last winter. Projected U.S. household expenditures are 2% higher for electricity and 2% lower for heating oil this winter. Although EIA expects ...

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Grand Forks City Council passes historical housing discrimination ban

By: Brandi Jewett, Forum News Service, INFORUM GRAND FORKS – In front of a standing-room only crowd, the Grand Forks City Council passed a law Monday banning housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the city. Grand Forks becomes the first city in North Dakota to do so, according to council members. The council approved the law by ...

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Across The Pond: Country makes strides to increase local use of natural gas


By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO | Tue Oct 8, 2013 8:10am EDT OSLO Oct 8 (Reuters) – Norway’s incoming right-wing government has pledged to end a state monopoly on building power export cables and to increase local use of Norway’s natural gas. The Conservatives, led by prime minister-designate Erna Solberg, and their smaller ally, the populist Progress party, clinched a coalition deal on Monday and are ...

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DELAYED: Turkey’s first nuclear power plant


Tue Oct 8, 2013 7:33am EDT ANKARA, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Turkey’s first nuclear power plant is likely to be delayed by at least a year, a source close to the plans said on Tuesday, as bureaucratic hurdles hamper the $20 billion project Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has been an advocate of the country’s ambitious nuclear programme, meant to help reduce its dependence on costly hydrocarbon ...

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Eastern Fracking: Is New York the Next Pennsylvania?

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The effects of natgas production on job creation are the subject of nearly constant analysis. The industry group America’s Natural Gas Alliance, which supports fracking, predicts that fracking-related activity will surge by 60 percent by 2035, and will help to create more than 1.6 million new jobs. Most recently, an IHS study said fracking currently supports more than 1.7 million ...

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A perspective on oil boom town Williston


Boomtowns don’t have to be ugly. San Francisco was built during the Gold Rush, as was Sacramento and dozens of still pretty towns in the Sierra Nevada. Virginia City, home to the Comstock Lode, quickly built up neighborhoods of ornate mansions and a main street that offered everything from Oscar Wilde lectures in the opera house to exotic prostitutes from ...

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American Eagle Energy closes acquisition in Williston Basin

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DENVER, CO–(Marketwired – October 07, 2013) –  American Eagle Energy Corporation (AMZG) (the “Company” or “American Eagle”) announced today that it has closed on the first part of the previously announced acquisition in its Spyglass Project area in the Williston Basin in northwestern Divide County, North Dakota. For a gross purchase price of $47 million, or $45 million in cash ...

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