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The end of Big Oil?

The end of Big Oil? August 1, 2011 How the break-up of ConocoPhillips could lead to similar moves by oil conglomerates like BP and Exxon Mobil, forever changing the energy landscape. By Cyrus Sanati, contributor http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2011/08/01/the-end-of-big-oil/ FORTUNE — The announcement … Continue reading

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House subpanel easily approves pipeline safety bill

House subpanel easily approves pipeline safety bill (07/27/2011) Elana Schor, E&E reporter A plan to overhaul pipeline safety rules today cleared its first hurdle in the House Energy and Commerce Committee with a quality rarely seen in one of the … Continue reading

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Senate panel defers vote on sharing offshore revenue with states- Oil and Gas Journal

Senate panel defers vote on sharing offshore revenue with states Jul 22, 2011 Nick Snow OGJ Washington Editor WASHINGTON, DC, July 22 — Dissension over revenue sharing with states kept the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on July 21 … Continue reading

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Will Exxon’s Latest Spill Affect the KXL Decision?

Reuters TransCanada says Exxon spill no threat to XL line By Scott Haggett CALGARY, Alberta | Tue Jul 5, 2011 3:53pm EDT (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp said on Tuesday that Exxon Mobil’s 1,000- barrel oil spill into the Yellowstone River … Continue reading

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“I won’t appreciate having to shower in Exxon oil.”

CBS Evening News Associated Press July 3, 2011 9:29 PM Exxon tries to downplay Yellowstone oil spill (AP) LAUREL, Mont. (AP) – Authorities struggled Sunday to gauge the environmental and crop damage from tens of thousands of gallons of oil … Continue reading

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Hands Across the Sand 2011

Thousands join hands on the sands of Florida’s beaches Sun Sentinel June 25, 2011 | By Wayne K. Roustan, Sun Sentinel LAKE WORTH Upwards of 5,000 people joined hands across Florida beaches at noon Saturday to protest offshore oil drilling … Continue reading

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H.R. 2021: “Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011”

Courtesy of the Alaska Wilderness League: H.R. 2021, The “Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011,” would block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating dangerous air pollution from offshore oil drilling, including America’s Arctic Ocean. America’s Arctic Ocean, … Continue reading

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