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Warren Buffett’s Bold Oil Deal Doesn’t Make Much Sense

Occidental Petroleum has long admired Anadarko Petroleum, which holds an expansive position in the Permian Basin, as well as the Rockies, the Gulf of Mexico … that it spends less money on drilling …

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Chevron’s $50 Billion Deal For Anadarko Creates Leading Permian Powerhouse

The past ten years of the fracking revolution has seen oil flows from the Permian … In addition to the Permian assets, Chevron also adds 400,000 acres in Colorado, deepwater fields in the Gulf of …

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Indonesia threatens to quit Paris climate deal over palm oil

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A senior Indonesian minister warned on Wednesday Southeast Asia’s biggest economy could consider exiting the Paris climate deal if the European Union goes ahead with a plan to …

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The Polar Vortex And The Green New Deal: Theory Vs. Reality

Researchers at Wood Mackenzie studied electricity usage in the US during the recent polar vortex weather event and determined that there is insufficient renewable energy resources and battery storage available at present to keep the electrical grid operating during such times of high stress.

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Indonesia to ratify Pakistan trade deal to protect palm oil exports

JAKARTA, Nov 8 (Reuters) – The Indonesian government will push ahead and ratify a trade deal with Pakistan to protect $ 1.5 billion in annual palm oil exports to the South Asia nation, a cabinet minist…

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ABB Wins $330 Million Deal To Supply HVDC Converters For New Hydro In Tajikistan

ABB has won a $ 330 million contract to supply new high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converters that will enable the efficient transmission of electricity from hydroelectric power plants in Tajikistan to consumers in Pakistan

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The Latest: Advocacy groups clash over oil pipeline deal

Snyder said Wednesday that shutting down the existing Line 5 pipes and building a new pipeline in a tunnel beneath the lake bed would eliminate “nearly every risk” of an oil leak in the Straits of Mac…

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As Extreme Weather Gets Worse, Emergency Responders Deal With The Fallout – HuffPost


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As Extreme Weather Gets Worse, Emergency Responders Deal With The Fallout
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The Arkema chemical plant outside Houston wasn't remotely prepared for the rainfall Hurricane Harvey unleashed last August. As the water rose to historic levels after days of unrelenting rain, the plant's backup refrigeration systems failed, causing

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BP Makes $10.5 Billion Shale Deal, Its Biggest Since Deepwater Horizon

The Gulf of Mexico spill changed all that … Shale exploration, which involves drilling long horizontal wells and then injecting fluids, or fracking, to break up rocks beneath the Earth’s surface, ha…

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West Africa Leaks: Dr. Bawuah-Edusei: A former Ambassador, his offshore companies and a $305m oil deal

When in June 2007, the then President of Ghana, John Kufuor announced that the country had found oil in commercial quantity; he promised Ghanaians that life would be good. But almost 18 years since Ghana became an oil producer it appears – only a few …

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