Texas Railroad Commission elects new chairman – Boston.com


StateImpact Texas
Texas Railroad Commission elects new chairman
Boston.com
HOUSTON—The Texas agency that oversees oil and gas drilling in the state has elected a new chairman who will oversee a thorough review ordered by the Legislature. Barry Smitherman was elected Tuesday chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission.
Smitherman named Texas Railroad Commission chairmanBizjournals.com
Meet the New Chairman of the Railroad CommissionStateImpact Texas
Smitherman elected chairman of RRCTimes Record News

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STRONGER Completes Independent Review of the North Carolina Department of … – MarketWatch (press release)

STRONGER Completes Independent Review of the North Carolina Department of
MarketWatch (press release)
The five team members were: Leslie Savage, Railroad Commission of Texas; Don Garvin, Trout Unlimited; Mariel Escobar, independent North Carolina environmental advocate; Bob Sandilos, Chevron; and Chuck Price, BP. The official observers were: Bruce

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TransCanada touts Okla.-Texas oil pipeline – Topeka Capital Journal


The Guardian
TransCanada touts Okla.-Texas oil pipeline
Topeka Capital Journal
By Matthew Daly AP WASHINGTON — A Canadian company said Monday it will build an oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas after President Barack Obama blocked the larger Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. Calgary-based TransCanada said the new project doesn
Keystone XL: Obama's Critics May Be Muffled By Pipeline ConstructionHuffington Post
TransCanada won't be building pipeline in Montana until 2013 at the soonestThe Missoulian
Finally, TransCanada Corp. (NYSE: TRP) Will Build the Keystone Oil Pipeline Money Morning
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US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher on data, lower oil; tech leads – Reuters


Telegraph.co.uk
US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher on data, lower oil; tech leads
Reuters
Tech shares up after deal with Intel * Dow up 0.2 pct; S&P up 0.3 pct; Nasdaq up 0.6 pct By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) – US stocks rose modestly on Tuesday as US consumer confidence data and a sharp drop in oil futures prices
Wall St edges higher on data, lower oil; tech leadsWXEL
Dow Closes Above 13000 for First Time Since 2008 on ConfidenceBusinessWeek
Dow Closes Above 13000 for First Time Since '08Bloomberg
Washington Post
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Yokohama extends orange oil technology to replacement market – Tyrepress.com


Tire Review
Yokohama extends orange oil technology to replacement market
Tyrepress.com
Yokohama's orange oil technology is hitting the replacement market in the US with the introduction of the Avid Ascend all-season tyre. The new range goes on sale 1 March and the initial line-up includes 45 sizes for 15 to 18-inch tyres in T,
Orange Oil 'Ascends' Fuel Efficiency, Yokohama SaysTire Review
Yokohama Avid Ascend Tire with Orange Oil – Web ExclusiveEurotuner
Yokohama's AVID Ascend available March 1Modern Tire Dealer
European Rubber Journal (subscription)
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Conflict looms in South China Sea oil rush – Vancouver Sun


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Conflict looms in South China Sea oil rush
Vancouver Sun
Despite the threats, the Philippines and Vietnam have continued to explore for oil and natural gas further offshore in the South China waters, driven by persistently high oil prices and more advanced deepsea technology. The Philippines has reported as
Philippines set to award offshore oil, gas blocks despite China claims: reportPlatts

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When Oil Rides High The Snakeoil Flows – The Market Oracle


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When Oil Rides High The Snakeoil Flows
The Market Oracle
The breakthroughs wanted are officially those which can reduce dependence on foreign oil, reduce carbon emissions, and keep the US at the cutting edge of clean-energy technology. This is a word-perfect repeat of the refrain the Obama administration,
Bill Gates: The lack of energy funding is crazyGigaOm
ARPA-ECNET (blog)
Government Energy Innovation Summit Seeks Lower Cost, Higher Performance AOL Energy

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Asia Stocks Poised to Enter Bull Market as Euro, Oil Advance – BusinessWeek


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Asia Stocks Poised to Enter Bull Market as Euro, Oil Advance
BusinessWeek
Oil gained 0.4 percent, snapping two days of losses. Australian bond risk fell to the lowest level since Feb. 8. Asian stocks have rallied 21 percent from a two-year low in October, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 13000 in New York
Asian Shares End Mostly Higher As Oil Retreats; Techs Fall In TokyoWall Street Journal
Stocks Trade Mixed as Oil Pulls BackFXstreet.com
Binary Options Daily Analysis – Stocks Trade Mixed as Oil Pulls BackInside Futures

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Frank Pallone touts alternative energy, reducing dependence on foreign oil at … – Asbury Park Press

Frank Pallone touts alternative energy, reducing dependence on foreign oil at
Asbury Park Press
Pallone called for further investment in domestic energy sources and new energy technologies to reduce dependence on foreign oil. “Middle-class families in New Jersey and across the country are spending more and more money at the pump because of

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Family, friends say Montana teacher kidnapping suspect had been promised oil … – Grand Forks Herald

Family, friends say Montana teacher kidnapping suspect had been promised oil
Grand Forks Herald
Family and friends of one of the two suspects in a brutal Montana kidnapping described him as an illiterate young father who was eager for work when he fell under the sway of a convicted criminal promising lucrative employment in the Bakken oil fields.

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Abraaj Capital in talks to buy TransAtlantic Petroleum’s oilfield service … – Washington Post


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Abraaj Capital in talks to buy TransAtlantic Petroleum's oilfield service
Washington Post
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Mideast private equity firm Abraaj Capital said Tuesday it is in talks to buy the oilfield service businesses of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd., an energy company active in Eastern Europe and Turkey.
TransAtlantic Petroleum to sell oilfield services business for $164MOil & Gas Financial Journal
Abraaj to buy TransAtlantic's oilfield services opsReuters UK
TransAtlantic Petroleum Plans to Sell Oilfield Services BusinessPrivate Equity Hub (press release)

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Southwestern Falls on Results From New Oil Field: Dallas Mover – Bloomberg

Southwestern Falls on Results From New Oil Field: Dallas Mover
Bloomberg
(SWN), the biggest natural-gas producer in Arkansas' Fayetteville Shale, fell the most in six weeks after it announced disappointing results from a new oil field. The shares dropped 5.7 percent to $33.31 at the close in New York, the biggest decline
Southwestern Energy's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results – Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha

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Lufkin Industries to Acquire Zenith Oilfield Technology – Bradenton Herald

Lufkin Industries to Acquire Zenith Oilfield Technology
Bradenton Herald
Zenith, based in Aberdeen, Scotland, is an international provider of innovative technology and products for the monitoring and analysis of down-hole data and related completion products for the oilfield artificial lift market.
Lufkin To Buy Zenith Oilfield For $126.6M; To Offer 2.5M SharesWall Street Journal
Lufkin to buy UK's oilfield services companyReuters
Lufkin Industries to Acquire Zenith Oilfield Technology for 80.7M PoundsBenzinga
Upstream Online
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Oil-driven investment in Massillon less than first advertised – Canton Repository


Akron Beacon Journal
Oil-driven investment in Massillon less than first advertised
Canton Repository
By Matthew Rink Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations plans to complete construction on its regional facility in Massillon by 2013. The company will build a $40 million regional center and invest an additional $24 million into machinery and land development
Texas oil field service provider gains Ohio Job Creation Tax CreditMassillon Independent

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Pemex says interest growing in Mexico private oil contracts – Reuters


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Pemex says interest growing in Mexico private oil contracts
Reuters
* State firm held road show to promote new private contracts * 3P reserves at fields up for grabs around 220 mln barrels * Pemex aims to boost production by 100k bpd from 2.6 bpd MEXICO CITY, Feb 28 (Reuters) – – Mexico's state oil monopoly Pemex said
Mexico at 100 pct oil reserve replacement rate -presidentReuters UK
PEMEX at 100 percent replacement with new proven reservesPetroleumworld.com

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Recent surge in oil prices boosts US retail gasoline to $3.72 per gallon – Washington Post


The Atlantic
Recent surge in oil prices boosts US retail gasoline to $3.72 per gallon
Washington Post
The winter surge is being driven primarily by the rising price of oil, which has been above $100 a barrel since Feb. 10 as tensions mount between the West and Iran over its nuclear ambitions. Gas prices are highest in Alaska, California, New York,
Oil price surge may signal top for some energy stocksMarketWatch (blog)
Oil prices top out; thank your local speculatorFutures Magazine
Higher Oil Prices – Government GuaranteedMoney Morning Australia
Motley Fool –Zamboanga Today Online
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Oil drops again amid fears of slowing demand – Reuters


Globe and Mail
Oil drops again amid fears of slowing demand
Reuters
* Profit-taking hits oil after recent price surge * US durable goods orders tumble in January * US consumer confidence hits 1-yr high in Feb * Coming Up: EIA oil data 10:30 am EST Wednesday (Adds API data paragraphs 21-24) By Robert Gibbons NEW YORK,
Oil price rise raises specter of global recessionTehran Times
Oil prices fall, but gas prices still on the riseYorkdispatch.com
Oil Declines a Second Day on Concern Price Gains Sapping DemandBusinessWeek
ABC Online
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Chu: DOE working to wean US off oil, not lower prices – Politico


Politico
Chu: DOE working to wean US off oil, not lower prices
Politico
High gasoline prices will make research into such alternatives more urgent, Chu said. “But is the overall goal to get our price” of gasoline down, asked Nunnelee. “No, the overall goal is to decrease our dependency on oil, to build and strengthen our
Strategic oil reserve tap offers only a little reliefCNN
US considering release of oil reservesTVNZ

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Rising oil prices push down profits at Bayer – Irish Times


Globe and Mail
Rising oil prices push down profits at Bayer
Irish Times
GERMAN CHEMICALS and drugs group Bayer posted a 9 per cent drop in fourth-quarter profits as price rises failed to offset soaring oil-derived raw materials costs at its plastics division. Bayer's MaterialScience unit, the world's top maker of foam
Bayer AG's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results – Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking Alpha

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