Oil sinks on reserve release speculation – The Seattle Times


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Oil sinks on reserve release speculation
The Seattle Times
Oil analyst Stephen Schork said in an email commentary that traders are focusing on the Venezuelan refinery fire, Tropical Storm Isaac and U.S. consumer confidence, which he said was expected to rise for the month of August. Rising confidence is a sign
The Real Reason Behind Oil Price Rises – An Interview with James HamiltonOilPrice.com

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OIL FUTURES: Oil Prices Rise While Gasoline Gives up Some Gains – Wall Street Journal


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OIL FUTURES: Oil Prices Rise While Gasoline Gives up Some Gains
Wall Street Journal
The combination of the rise in oil prices and drop in gasoline prices was a reversal of Monday's trading, when gasoline futures surged on news of U.S. refinery closures due to the threat posed by Isaac. On Monday, oil sank because of lower demand for
Why US Elections Are Setting Oil PricesForbes
G-7 Countries Call for Increased Oil Output to Meet DemandBusinessweek
G7 urges higher oil output, warns on reservesReuters
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Oil prices rise as Isaac intensifies, drives toward heart of Gulf oil … – Washington Post


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Oil prices rise as Isaac intensifies, drives toward heart of Gulf oil
Washington Post
Pump prices continued to increase ahead of Isaac's landfall. The national average for a gallon of gasoline rose less than a penny to $3.756 per gallon, according to AAA, Wright Express and the Oil Price Information Service. That's nearly 4 cents more
Oil prices rise as Isaac plows through GulfLubbockOnline.com

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Stocks end mixed in thin trading; oil price creeps over $96 a barrel – Syracuse.com


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Stocks end mixed in thin trading; oil price creeps over $96 a barrel
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View full sizeRichard Drew / APTrader Dan Tandy (right) works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in this photo from Aug. 3. Mixed economic data on Tuesday kept the stock market hovering near break-even. One report on home prices looked
Stocks Mixed in Thin Trading; Oil Creeps Over $96ABC News
US stocks flat in early trading; housing prices rise in June and oil prices Newser
Stocks flat in early trading; oil creeps to $96San Francisco Chronicle
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French government, oil industry agree fuel price cut – Reuters


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French government, oil industry agree fuel price cut
Reuters
Finance minister says measure to cost France over 300 mln eur. * Total, Carrefour, fuel distributors to contribute. By Michel Rose. PARIS, Aug 28 (Reuters) – The French government and energy industry have agreed to cut fuel prices by up to 6 euro cents
France Plans Gasoline, Diesel-Fuel Price CutsWall Street Journal
Total CEO: Gasoline Price Cut is Manageable for CompanyFox Business
French Fin Min Announces Gasoline Price CutABC News

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High gas prices won’t deter holiday travelers – Utica Observer Dispatch


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High gas prices won't deter holiday travelers
Utica Observer Dispatch
Although gas is hitting record high prices it does not mean that there is a gas shortage. The three main reasons gas prices are rising are the cost of oil, high demand and refinery issues. “The price on crude oil is about $100 a barrel which is
Isaac sends gas prices upThe Augusta Chronicle
Gas prices expected to jump above $4 todayThe Detroit News
Ohio gasoline prices up slightly this weekCanton Repository
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Perry picks ex-railroad commissioner Williams to be Texas education chief – Austin American-Statesman


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Perry picks ex-railroad commissioner Williams to be Texas education chief
Austin American-Statesman
His primary policy expertise has centered on energy issues. The Texas Railroad Commission regulates the oil and gas industry. Williams was thrice elected statewide after being appointed to the Railroad Commission by then-Gov. George W. Bush in 1998.
Former railroad commissioner chosen to lead Texas Education AgencyPegasus News
Perry appoints Michael Williams new head of Texas Education AgencyFort Worth Star Telegram
Perry names new education bossSan Antonio Express
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Oil declines on speculation Isaac will have limited impact – Newsday


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Oil declines on speculation Isaac will have limited impact
Newsday
on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter · Technology Newsday New York > Business Oil is down 3.7 percent this year. Brent oil for October settlement slid 88 cents, or 0.8 percent, to $112.71 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange
Oil companies pull back as Isaac roars toward GulfThe Seattle Times
Oil rises as storm barrels thru Gulf of MexicoWBRC
Oil sinks on reserve release talk, storm forecastAustin American-Statesman
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Statoil says new find may swell Johan Sverdrup field – Reuters


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Statoil says new find may swell Johan Sverdrup field
Reuters
Johan Sverdrup field may be linked to Geitungen find. * Link could modestly reduce costs – analysts. * Det Norske shares up 3.7 pct (Adds analysts, detail, shares). By Victoria Klesty. OSLO, Aug 27 (Reuters) – The giant Johan Sverdrup oil field in the
Statoil finds new large North Sea fieldFinancial Times
Norway's Statoil announces large oil discovery in North SeaWashington Post

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Gas prices rise as refineries prepare for storm; Oil sinks on lower short-term … – Washington Post


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Gas prices rise as refineries prepare for storm; Oil sinks on lower short-term
Washington Post
There was renewed speculation that the Obama administration will release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the nation's emergency stockpile of oil. The White House has said a release is one option for combatting higher oil prices. Benchmark U.S
Oil Prices Plunging On Speculation US Will Release ReservesHuffington Post
Oil Prices Fall Despite Storm Threat, Refinery ExplosionCNBC.com

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Hurricane threat lifts gasoline prices – Kansas City Star


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Hurricane threat lifts gasoline prices
Kansas City Star
Wholesale prices nationally hit a four-month high Monday after oil companies shuttered 8 percent of the country's refinery capacity, and a fire broke out at a Venezuelan refinery that exports to the U.S.. “It got prices riled up,” said Lewis Adam
Gasoline Price Spike Comes Amid Signs of Life Among ConsumersCNBC.com
Ohio gas prices up slightly this weekCBS News
Hurricane fears and refinery rumors are spiking gasoline pricesPlain Dealer
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Gas Inches Up, Oil Down; Oil Production and Refinery Shutdowns in the Gulf – ABC News (blog)


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Gas Inches Up, Oil Down; Oil Production and Refinery Shutdowns in the Gulf
ABC News (blog)
In a somewhat odd development, oil prices ended the day lower. Oil closed at $95.47 down 68 cents for the day. Some analysts think this drop is in anticipation of a Strategic Petroleum Oil Reserve release, if there is a major supply disruption after Isaac.
Gas Prices Creeping UpFITSNews
Expect Crude to trade sideways with upward bias: AngelMoneycontrol.com
Isaac has Oil Production Twisting in the WindFXstreet.com

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Higher Costs Hurt Sinopec 1H – Analyst Blog – NASDAQ


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Higher Costs Hurt Sinopec 1H – Analyst Blog
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Moreover, increases in the price of international crude oil – amid government caps on fuel prices – prevented the company from fully passing on spiraling costs to consumers, and thereby hurt refining margins. However, first half revenue surged 9.3% to
China Refiners to Cast Abroad as Price Curbs Hit Profit: EnergyBusinessweek
Sinopec to Buy Some of Parent's Overseas Upstream AssetsRigzone
Sinopec profit down 40 per cent on higher crude costs, China's tight fuel CanadianBusiness.com

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Keystone pipeline clears a hurdle – Washington Post


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Keystone pipeline clears a hurdle
Washington Post
Usually the option of using eminent domain for pipelines is granted by state agencies; in Texas, it is recognized by the Texas Railroad Commission, a long-time regulator of the state oil industry. Eminent domain is a touchy topic in Texas. In 2002, Gov.
Judge Upholds Eminent Domain for Pipeline in TexasNew York Times
Keystone Pipeline: Texas Judge Gives TransCanada Approval To Condemn Huffington Post
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In Texas, Oil Companies Have Eminent Domain Authority – Reason


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In Texas, Oil Companies Have Eminent Domain Authority
Reason
The Canadian energy company TransCanada can take over land owned by a Texas farmer to build its Keystone XL pipeline, a county judge ruled on Wednesday night. In a 15-word ruling sent from his iPhone, Judge Bill Harris of Lamar County Court at Law
Keystone Pipeline: Texas Judge Gives TransCanada Approval To Condemn Huffington Post
Judge sides with oil company in N. Texas land disputeAustin American-Statesman
Judge Upholds Eminent Domain for Pipeline in TexasNew York Times
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Oil companies pull back as Isaac roars toward Gulf – The Seattle Times


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Oil companies pull back as Isaac roars toward Gulf
The Seattle Times
Shortcuts. Stock prices · Plugging In: Tech Forum · Sports Oil companies scrambled out of the path of Tropical Storm Isaac, withdrawing offshore workers and cutting oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico. By The Associated Press. The
Gulf of Mexico oil companies start evacuationsWBRC
Rigs, platforms evacuate Gulf ahead of IsaacAustin American-Statesman

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Iraq Pipeline Delays Threaten Shell’s Majnoon Oilfield – Reuters – Fox Business


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Iraq Pipeline Delays Threaten Shell's Majnoon Oilfield – Reuters
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Delays in the construction of a new pipeline for Royal Dutch Shell PLC's (RDSA, RDSB) Majnoon oilfield in Iraq are threatening to stall production at the field for at least three months, which would lead to it missing its 2012 target of 175,000 barrels
Exclusive: Iraq pipeline delays threaten Shell's MajnoonChicago Tribune

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Bird River Resources Reports Double Success of Two New Wells and … – Stockhouse

Bird River Resources Reports Double Success of Two New Wells and
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Bird River Resources is also pleased to announce that it has acquired a 100% interest in a new oil lease located at the east half section of 2-3-26 in south western Manitoba. About Bird River Resources Inc. BDR is a Winnipeg, Manitoba based resource
Bird River Resources reports drilling success in two Manitoba wellsEnergy Business Review
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Judge Upholds Eminent Domain for Pipeline in Texas – Pittsburgh Post Gazette


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Judge Upholds Eminent Domain for Pipeline in Texas
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The problem, Ms. Crawford's supporters say, is that to earn the designation, an oil company need only claim the status itself on a one-page form submitted to the Texas Railroad Commission, which regulates pipelines. That process has already been
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Keystone Pipeline: Texas Judge Gives TransCanada Approval To Condemn Huffington Post
Keystone pipeline clears a hurdleWashington Post
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