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By Guest Author On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Horizontal Directional Drilling: An Overview

The construction industry has used horizontal directional drilling (HDD) for decades and it is becoming an optimal solution in dealing with pipeline drilling projects inside urban areas. Not only does horizontal More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Voter Guide on 2018 Florida Amendment 9: Ban on offshore drilling, vaping

Ahead of the general election, former U.S. Senate candidate Alex Snitker broke down the Florida amendments on the 2018 ballot for Florida Daily. Snitker then spoke with Dispatch Radio about the amendments. UPDATE: More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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California oil drilling battle heats up with Jerry Brown’s ‘Drill baby drill’ while opposing Trump’s drilling plans

Consumer Watchdog thanked Governor Brown for signing important legislation today trying to stop activation of oil wells in federal waters. The nonprofit group noted that Brown has jurisdiction over four times more More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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The Characteristics of a Reliable Winch Company

The winch and hoist industry is a relatively niche one and you will find that it is normally dominated by a few big players due to the difficulty level in setting up a company in this industry. While there may be More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Potential Changes in PA Workers Comp Regulation in 2018

A new workers compensation law is being introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature regarding asbestosis and other long latency diseases. Pennsylvania House Bill 2207 is trying to combat civil lawsuits regarding More...

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 Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Recovery Prospects Expected For The Oil Industry In 2017

In November, 2016, OPEC members and Russia decided to cut a total of 1.758 million b/d, marking the largest production cut meant to speed up global oil market rebalancing. Brent crude oil prices then sharply rose. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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President Trump signs Executive Orders to clear Dakota Access, Keystone Pipeline to move forward, critics angry

President Trump signed executive orders Tuesday clearing the way for the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines to move forward. Critics wasted no time to speak against the move. Trump also signed an executive 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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Robert Redford says Arctic drilling is ‘end game,’ praises Donald Trump’s ‘shake up,’ rest are ‘bland Looney Tunes’

While promoting his new film, A Walk in the Woods, star Robert Redford spoke with Larry King on Larry King Now to tackle all sorts of topics. No surprise that the liberal Hollywood star supports President Obama More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Worldwide Worries: The Curious Changes in the WEF Global Risk Report

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has changed its focus this year on what we face as a planet in the upcoming decade. Here are just some of the issues we all need to watch out for, including chronic unemployment and More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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President Obama spreads global warming fears as Alaska gets summer snow ahead of his appearance on Bear Gryllis show

President Obama challenged the world on Monday to act boldly on climate change or “condemn our children to a world they will no longer have the capacity to repair.” The weather in Alaska met the President More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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EPA study confirms fracking safe, not poisoning the water supply

Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed the oil and natural gas industry stance on fracking, stating that “Hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking water sources.” 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 Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Goldman Sachs: Lower oil prices to cause loss of $1 trillion, many projects ‘unprofitable’

The global oil industry will face a loss of $1 trillion as producers will be forced to cancel a number of key projects if oil prices stay below $60, says Goldman Sachs. Tuesday’s Brent crude trading at $59.9 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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President Obama cornered on Keystone Pipeline, Dem Mary Landrieu calls for vote

Democrats may still be reeling from the midterm election results and now President Obama will face immediate pressure to move ahead on the Keystone Pipeline. Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu sees the writing on the 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 Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Libertarian Lucas Overby discusses Florida issues headed into race with Alex Sink, David Jolly

Now that the candidates are set, The Global Dispatch set out to include the third candidate in the race for Florida’s District 13 Congressional seat. Libertarian Lucas Overby was asked to address the key issues More...


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