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By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Global Energy: A Look Into the Future of the Shale Oil Market in North America

The shale boom had a significant impact on financial markets and thousands of US jobs were created to keep pace with demand, all of which prompted OPEC members to reduce oil prices and increase production, back 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 Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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President Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill

President Obama on Tuesday, as promised, vetoed the Republican led bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, pointing to the long State Department analysis project as an important means to assess the proposed More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Jesse Ventura, ‘Off The Grid’ talks energy crisis with pro-fracking activist Marita Noon

Jesse Ventura’s online-only show Off The Grid investigates some of mainstream media’s blindspots on a weekly basis.    In preparation for the opening of the September 11 Memorial Museum, the former More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Texas waterway still closed as oil spill cleanup ongoing

Shipping channels are blocked Monday morning as no timetable has been set to reopen after 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into a Texas waterway. The barge carrying about 900,000 gallons of the heavy oil collided More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
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Monterey Shale could save California economy if state can overcome environmentalists block

At end of 2012 North Dakota was announced as the state with the best financial status and California the worst. With some irony, the oil production is key to both states. The former Golden State is floating in debt, 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...


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