Oil spill cleanup by sponge: Madison scientists tout tidy technology – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oil spill cleanup by sponge: Madison scientists tout tidy technology
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A drop of water rests on top of the absorbing material, but oil is absorbed inside during an experiment with AeroGel, a spongelike substance made of wood cellulose and another chemical. By Thomas Content of the Journal Sentinel. Feb. 23, 2014 10:13 p.m..

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Chesapeake Energy considers sale, spinoff of oilfield unit – Dallas Morning News


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Chesapeake Energy considers sale, spinoff of oilfield unit
Dallas Morning News
The unit, Chesapeake Oilfield Operating LLC, had sales of about $2.2 billion last year and is able to work as a stand- alone firm, the Oklahoma City-based energy producer said in a statement today. The unit earns about 35 percent of its revenue from
Chesapeake Weighs Shedding Rigs UnitWall Street Journal
Chesapeake Weighs Options for Oilfield-Services UnitFox Business
Chesapeake Energy says pursuing strategic alternatives for oilfield services unitReuters
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Houston Chronicle examination of Texas oil field safety finds failures, deaths … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Houston Chronicle examination of Texas oil field safety finds failures, deaths
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Texas accounted for about 40 percent of the 663 workers the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said were killed nationwide in oil field-related industries between 2007 and 2012, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/MlIxPu). In 2012 alone
Houston Chronicle examination of Texas oil field safety finds failures, death Daily Journal

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Oil production falls as Sharara oil field blockaded again – Libya Herald


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Oil production falls as Sharara oil field blockaded again
Libya Herald
The Manager of the oilfield, Hassan Al-Sideek, told the Libya Herald that protesters resumed their protest yesterday, adding that closing the oilfield again would cause serious damage to generators. The demonstrators, demanding the removal of Obari’s 
Libya’s oil production falls to 230000 bpd after oilfield closureThomson Reuters Foundation
Libya oil output dives after key field shutAljazeera.com
Protesters shut Libya’s El Sharara oilfield in setback for governmentThe West Australian

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Iran to Pay Higher Fees for Riskier Oil Fields in New Contracts – Bloomberg


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Iran to Pay Higher Fees for Riskier Oil Fields in New Contracts
Bloomberg
Iran will offer foreign partners incentives to find and pump more crude and natural gas and will pay some fees in barrels as it seeks to boost income once international sanctions are lifted. New contracts Iran is developing will offer higher fees for
Iran to extend oil contracts to 20 yearsThe Japan News
Iran’s ICOFC gas output surpass 90 billion cubic metersTrend.az
Attractive oil contracts to help lift sanctions, ministerZawya (registration)

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Carnarvon Petroleum carves $2.9M gross profit, higher oil price – Proactive Investors Australia


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Carnarvon Petroleum carves $2.9M gross profit, higher oil price
Proactive Investors Australia
“I am pleased the Company’s operating activities delivered a profit from oil production in Thailand during the period and the company is in a strong financial position with cash of approximately $20 million to fund the Company through the next stage of 

Oil price declines – The News International


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Oil price declines
The News International
Oil prices fell on Friday, slightly eroding their sixth straight week of gains, as the fierce US winter weather that has supported heating fuel demand gave way to milder temperatures, triggering a selloff in heating oil. Temperatures in the US
Four countries that could send oil prices upCommodities Now
Crude & Brent Oil Weekly Fundamental Analysis February 24 – 28, 2014 ForecastFX Empire
Venezuela oil minister warns of local fuel cuts in protestswww.worldbulletin.net

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M'SIA TO BE AS RICH AS NORWAY – FORGET IT! Umno's racist, corrupt ways … – Malaysia Chronicle

M’SIA TO BE AS RICH AS NORWAY – FORGET IT! Umno’s racist, corrupt ways
Malaysia Chronicle
The Reserve for Future Generations Fund was created in 1976 so as to provide financial security for future generations when its oil well dries up in the future. To keep the …. At the same time Singapore’s SWFs is also investing $6 billion into giant

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BLM posts proposed parcel list for May gas, oil lease sale – Dixie Press Online


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BLM posts proposed parcel list for May gas, oil lease sale
Dixie Press Online
SALT LAKE CITY — The Bureau of Land Management Utah posted last week the list of parcels proposed for auction at the May 20 oil and gas lease sale in Salt Lake City. The proposed list contains 102,727 acres comprised of 96 parcels in the Richfield, 

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