Offshore drilling POTUS
6 months ago
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Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling

The Trump administration is seeking public comment on a plan to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor.
10 months ago
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US says 872 ‘hardship’ case refugees to come in

A senior U.S. official says 872 refugees will be allowed into the United States this week despite the Trump administration executive order suspending the U.S. refugees program.
Offshore drilling POTUS
11 months ago
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Obama admin blocks seismic surveys in Atlantic Ocean

The Obama administration is denying permits for energy companies to conduct seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean to map potential drilling sites for oil and natural gas.
12 months ago
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OPEC agrees to cut output to push up oil price

OPEC has agreed to cut 1.2 million barrels a day from its present output - the first cutback in eight years -after its 14 members put aside differences to agree on individual production levels.
1 year ago
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Oil prices hit by downward revision to global oil demand

Oil prices took a pounding Tuesday after a leading industry group said global oil demand growth is slowing by more than previously thought, largely because of a more pronounced economic slowdown during the third quarter of the year.
2 years ago
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Energy expert says oil prices won’t top $100 a barrel

Following a stunning decline, oil prices have clawed back near the $50 level this year. Production boomed in the U.S. but is now slumping.
2 years ago
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Ocean blasting: Groups seek ban as big Atlantic test looms

Federal regulators are considering requests from four companies to look for oil and natural gas in the mid-and south Atlantic Ocean by blasting the sea bed with sound waves.
2 years ago
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Oil prices tumble, but stocks trim losses after big slump

U.S. stocks recovered much of an early plunge, but the price of oil suffered its worst one-day drop since September.
2 years ago
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US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

Markets are turning turbulent again after investors were unnerved by more signs of weakness in China, the world's second-largest economy.
2 years ago
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Brunswick Co. Commission to reconsider offshore exploration resolution

Brunswick County Commissioners will look at whether to change their official stance on seismic testing and offshore oil exploration.