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Dakota Access Oil Line Outlasts Protests, Readies for Service
(Tuesday, March 28, 2017) In the end, the pipeline won.

Recruiter Check-In: What's Happening in Oil, Gas
(Monday, March 27, 2017) As we near the end of First Quarter 2017, recruiters weigh in on what the industry's current needs are and what we will see going forward in the recruitment space.

Total-Borealis-Nova JV to Build Ethane Cracker in SE Texas
(Monday, March 27, 2017) $1.7 billion Total-Borealis-Nova Texas ethane cracker to create 1,500 construction jobs.

Supreme Court Weighs Possible Curb on Patent Suit Locations
(Monday, March 27, 2017) The Eastern District of Texas handles more than a third of all patent suits in the U.S.

Oil Lower Again On Doubts Over Duration Of Output Cut
(Monday, March 27, 2017) Oil resumed its slide as investors remained uncertain whether producing nations would extend an OPEC-led output cut beyond the end of June in an effort to reduce a global glut of crude.

Syncrude Brings Forward Maintenance at Oil Sands Plant After Fire
(Monday, March 27, 2017) Syncrude Canada has brought forward an eight-week turnaround at its oil sands plant in northern Alberta after a fire two weeks ago damaged the facility and forced a cut in crude production, majority-owner Suncor Energy said on Monday.

Oil Falls as Traders Shrug Off OPEC-Led Pledge to Mull Extension
(Monday, March 27, 2017) Oil fall as a pledge by OPEC-led producers to consider extending their output-cut deal failed to excite traders concerned that more time is needed to trim global stockpiles.

Keystone Foes Prepare Fight as Trump Issues Pipeline Permit
(Friday, March 24, 2017) The fight now shifts to courtrooms, a Nebraska agency and congressional town hall meetings.

Energy Transfer's Exit From Williams Merger Upheld by Court
(Friday, March 24, 2017) The Delaware Supreme Court's ruling means Energy Transfer doesn't have to consummate its corporate marriage with Williams and can press forward with claims that its former takeover target owes a breakup fee.

Commodities Trader Trammo Shedding East Coast LPG Assets
(Friday, March 24, 2017) Commodities trader Trammo Inc is continuing to shed its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) assets, putting its Newington, New Hampshire, propane terminal on the block and selling a Tampa, Florida, facility, the company told Reuters on Friday.

Oil Rises In Late Trade, Still Down On The Week As Glut Weighs
(Friday, March 24, 2017) Oil rose modestly in a spate of late-day activity, but fell on the week as concerns persisted over an excess of crude.

U.S. Oil Refiners Push for Biofuels Overhaul at White House
(Friday, March 24, 2017) U.S. oil refining executives met with a senior official in President Donald Trump's administration at the White House last week to argue their position for an overhaul of the nation's biofuels program, two people in the meeting told Reuters.

California Board Adopts Strictest U.S. Methane Rules
(Friday, March 24, 2017) The rules, approved by the California Air Resources Board, tighten efficiency requirements for production and transportation of natural gas and for some oil-handling equipment, including installation of emissions-recapture technology.

Shell Reluctant to Part with California Refinery Amid Asset Sale
(Thursday, March 23, 2017) Royal Dutch Shell is in talks with several potential buyers for its refinery outside of San Francisco, but the Anglo-Dutch oil giant is reluctant to part with its last asset in California, three people familiar with the process say.

OPEC Cuts Pad Wallets of North American Heavy Oil Producers
(Thursday, March 23, 2017) "The cut will reduce the availability of heavier imports from overseas, creating an opportunity for more domestic barrels to be soaked up," Mara Roberts, a New York-based analyst at BMI Research, said in a phone interview.

U.S. State Dept to Approve Keystone Pipeline Permit Friday -Sources
(Thursday, March 23, 2017) The move would mark the beginning of process that could be lengthy and complicated by approvals needed by state regulators and legal challenges.

Oil Slips, Inventories Curb Recovery From Four-Month Lows
(Thursday, March 23, 2017) Oil prices dipped, struggling to recover from four-month lows.

U.S. Asked to Slap Duties on Biodiesel from Argentina, Indonesia
(Thursday, March 23, 2017) The move comes after years of rising tensions between U.S. and foreign producers.

Canadian Province Saskatchewan Reviews Pipeline Rules after Husky Spill
(Thursday, March 23, 2017) The western Canadian province of Saskatchewan will review regulations and engineering standards for pipelines around bodies of water following a Husky Energy Inc oil spill last year into a major river.

Cost of U.S. Car Fuel Standards Could Be 40 Pct Lower -Report
(Thursday, March 23, 2017) If accurate, the report could present a challenge to automakers which have lobbied strongly against the implementation of the standards largely on the grounds of excessive cost.

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