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Top 5 Eagle Ford stories of the week

It’s been an long, eventful week. Sit down and enjoy the weekend with the Top 5 Eagle Ford stories of the week. 5. Oil slides again as focus returns to heavy glut LONDON – Oil prices fell on Thursday, with U.S. crude dipping below $40 per barrel, retreating from early gains amid a persistent global glut of crude and refined fuel. ...

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Oil slides again as focus returns to heavy glut

LONDON – Oil prices fell on Thursday, with U.S. crude dipping below $40 per barrel, retreating from early gains amid a persistent global glut of crude and refined fuel. Brent crude futures were down 20 cents at $43.94 a barrel by 1411 GMT. Rising U.S. stockpiles served as the most visible evidence of oversupply in oil markets. Goldman Sachs said ...

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Natural gas in storage matches record levels

The amount of working natural gas in storage matched the record level posted three years ago and is expected to surpass it in November, the federal government reported. There was 3.929 billion cubic feet of surplus working natural gas as of Oct. 30, the same amount in storage on Nov. 20, 2012, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in its ...

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Natural gas inventories fall short of expectations, but prices rise

Projections for U.S. national gas storage inventory grew less than expected this week, but Market Realist says that industry isn’t suffering too much. In its weekly natural gas update, the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicated that natural gas storage inventories increased by 63 billion cubic feet, falling short of the 69 billion cubic feet mark that was originally predicted. As ...

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Natural gas storage season usually extends beyond October

Natural gas market analysts consider the storage injection season to be between April 1 and October 31 of each year, and a new report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that net injections generally continue into the first couple weeks of November. Since the EIA began weekly gas storage surveys 11 years ago, there have been net injections during ...

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Time is short to avert shale industry’s imminent radioactive dilemma

fractal

Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media Debate surrounding the health effects of hydraulic fracturing tends to center around a few figurehead issues. The potential for oil spills from wells or pipelines, air and noise pollution from drilling activities and contamination of underground drinking water supplies often dominate the conversation, prompting ill-informed standoffs between a public concerned for its safety and ...

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Time is short to avert shale industry’s imminent radioactive dilemma

nuclear

Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media Debate surrounding the health effects of hydraulic fracturing tends to center around a few figurehead issues. The potential for oil spills from wells or pipelines, air and noise pollution from drilling activities and contamination of underground drinking water supplies often dominate the conversation, prompting ill-informed standoffs between a public concerned for its safety and ...

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Battery technology grows to meet demands of renewable energy

By Michael Sanserino / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Those skeptical of renewable energy as a viable power source often note that the wind doesn’t always blow nor does the sun always shine. But advancements in battery technology are helping keep energy flowing on those dark, windless days. “It’s happening at a record pace,” said Lisa Salley, vice president and general manager of ...

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Crews make first trip into troubled underground nuclear waste dump

Los Alamos

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) – Crews made their first trip into the federal government’s underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico on Wednesday to begin investigating a radiation release in February that contaminated 21 workers, the U.S. Department of Energy said. Two crews of eight made the initial descent into the half-mile deep Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, and ...

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