MARMON, N.D.— The Environmental Protection Agency says more than 4 million gallons of a mixture of freshwater, brine and oil have been pumped from the area affected by the largest saltwater spill of North Dakota's current energy boom. Operator Summit Midstream Partners LLC detected the spill Jan. 6, but it's still unclear exactly when it occurred and what caused...» Read More
LONDON, Aug 31- Private equity firms Blackstone and Blue Water Energy said on Sunday they have teamed up to lead an investment of up to $500 million in Siccar Point Energy, a new North Sea- focused oil company. Singapore sovereign fund GIC is also contributing funding, a statement released on behalf of the buyout firms said.
The subpoenas are aimed at a US $4.7 bn facility provided by China Development Bank, ICBC and BOC to finance the construction of two hydroelectric dams in Patagonia and a US $2.1 bn loan from China Development Bank and ICBC to finance the Belgrano Cargas railway project.
Aug 25- A package of bills aimed at regulating drought-parched California's stressed groundwater supplies has come under fire from agricultural interests, injecting doubt into the measures' fates in the waning days of the state's legislative session this week.
NEW YORK, Aug 20- As the first U.S. oil condensate exports head to Asia from the Gulf Coast, crude producers and refiners are exploring ways to get around a century-old law that makes it three times more expensive to ship by water between U.S. ports than to sail to a foreign port.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 18- Oregon on Monday denied Ambre Energy's request for a permit to build a coal export terminal on the Columbia River, saying the project was not in the best interests of the state's water resources.
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HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug 6- Oil and gas producer Range Resources did not properly monitor leaks from a wastewater containment pond in Pennsylvania and the state has begun enforcement action that could lead to a fine, state officials said on Wednesday.
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