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By deskofbrian On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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This Day in History: BP Oil leak contained within 20 miles

It was the summer of 2010 and the BP oil spill captivated headlines as the environmental rose month after month. From that report: Academic scientists are challenging the Obama administration’s assertion More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Oil levels down as the prices soar

The severe drop in the oil prices at the end of 2015 which continued into the mid of January 2016 caused the Gulf economies to panic. The investors were worried about their investments in the oil companies. The More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Oil Field Fails: Measures Underway to Keep Rig Workers Safe

Working in the oil and gas industry, mining, and other industries is dangerous. There’s just no two ways about it. Some jobs are inherently unsafe. Working on a rig in the middle of the ocean exposes workers to More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
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Algerian Prime Minister gives death toll update on hostage crisis

A total of 37 foreign hostages from eight different countries, along with 11 Algerian workers, were killed in last week’s attack on a gas facility in southern Algeria, the Algerian prime minister has said. Militia More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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Frederick Buttaccio, Texas man, confirmed as American killed in Algerian terrorist hostage crisis

One American worker at a natural gas complex in Algeria has been found dead, U.S. officials said Friday. Frederick Buttaccio, a Texas resident, was identified as the American who died, said the statement from State More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 16th, 2012
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Gulf oil rig fire off of Louisiana leaves 2 dead, 4 injured, no leak

The U.S. Coast Guard says an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana has exploded, leaving two people dead and injuring at least four others.   The Guard said the oil rig was not in production at the time and that it More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
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The BP oil leak-who’s to blame and how is it to be stopped?

The finger pointing has been intense since the oil started spewing out of the floor of the Gulf these past several weeks. The Republicans are blaming Obama , Obama is blaming BP, and it goes on and on (for purely More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 17th, 2010
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Paul Krugman has no understanding of libertarianism

In a New York Times opinion piece last Friday, Nobel Prize economist, Paul Krugman took a shot at libertarianism and free markets. He points to an interview with the late Milton Friedman where he said that product More...


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