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  • NEW YORK, Nov 11- The second explosive oil-train derailment this year, which has finally burned out in rural Alabama, may raise new questions about the safety of the crude-by-rail boom, pointing to problems beyond those that surfaced following the earlier tragedy in Quebec.

  • Nov 12- Western Refining Inc said it would buy a controlling stake in Northern Tier Energy LP for about $775 million to add refining capacity with direct access to cheap crude oil.

  • LONDON, Nov 12- New funding for research into lower-cost ways of capturing carbon dioxide is meant to emphasise the Obama administration's commitment to a future for cleaner coal-fired power generation.

  • *India, not China, to lead global demand growth after 2020. LONDON, Nov 12- The United States will stride past Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's top oil producer in 2015, the West's energy agency said, bringing Washington closer to energy self-sufficiency and reducing the need for OPEC supply.

  • LONDON, Nov 12- The United States will stride past Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's top oil producer by 2016, the West's energy agency said, bringing Washington closer to energy self-sufficiency and reducing the need for OPEC supply.

  • Wheat futures have surged this autumn, hitting a 4-1/ 2 month high as planting of the winter wheat crop kicked into high gear in the U.S. "We are down a little over $3 from where we were last year on cash price," said Brian Linin, CFO at Frontier Ag Inc, an agriculture cooperative in northwest Kansas.

  • That is what is motivating Continental Resources Inc, the biggest player in North Dakota's prolific Bakken shale field, to take the unusual step of sharing its long-term drilling plans with pipeline companies.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 11- The second explosive oil-train derailment this year, which has finally burned out in rural Alabama, may raise new questions about the safety of the crude-by-rail boom, pointing to problems beyond those that surfaced following the earlier tragedy in Quebec.

  • ALICEVILLE, Ala., Nov 8- Several oil tank cars that burst into flames after a train derailed in rural Alabama were expected to keep burning into Saturday, potentially reigniting the push for tougher regulation of the boom in moving oil by rail.

  • Nov 8- A 90- car train carrying North Dakota crude derailed and exploded in a rural area of western Alabama early on Friday, leaving 11 cars burning and potentially bolstering the push for tougher regulation of a boom in moving oil by rail. A local official said the crude oil had originated in North Dakota, home of the booming Bakken shale patch.

  • Nov 8- A 90- car train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in western Alabama in the early hours of Friday morning, spilling oil and leaving eleven cars burning in the rural area. A local official said the crude oil had originated in North Dakota, home of the booming Bakken shale patch.

  • No injuries have been reported, but 20 of the train's cars derailed and 11 were still on fire, the train owner, Genesee& Wyoming, said in a statement. If so, it may have been carrying the same type of light crude oil that was on a Canadian train that derailed in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic this summer, killing 47 people.

  • No injuries have been reported, but 20 of the train's cars derailed and 11 were still on fire, the train owner, Genesee& Wyoming, said in a statement on Friday. It was not immediately clear how old the derailed Genesee& Wyoming cars were.

  • COLUMN-Colorado voters split on fracking: Kemp Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    In elections on Tuesday, voters in three Colorado cities supported ballot measures prohibiting hydraulic fracturing or imposing a moratorium for five years. Colorado is the ninth-largest oil producer in the country, and thanks to hydraulic fracturing production is growing faster than almost anywhere else outside Texas and North Dakota.

  • UPDATE 1-EOG sees higher spending in 2014 Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    HOUSTON, Nov 7- U.S. oil and gas company EOG Resources Inc said on Thursday it expects to increase capital spending next year if crude prices stay near current levels and put more money into targeting wells in Texas and North Dakota.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- CME Group Inc plans to announce new specifications and tests for West Texas Intermediate crude backing its benchmark oil futures contract early next year, and implement the new specs by the end of 2014, a person familiar with knowledge of the plan said on Wednesday.

  • RPT-COLUMN-Fracking is coming to California: Kemp Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 4:25 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 30- California's lawmakers have ensured the state will remain a major oil and gas producer by approving new legislation allowing hydraulic fracturing and acid treatments to rejuvenate its ageing wells in exchange for strict controls and tougher enforcement.

  • COLUMN-Fracking is coming to California: Kemp Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    LONDON, Oct 30- California's lawmakers have ensured the state will remain a major oil and gas producer by approving new legislation allowing hydraulic fracturing and acid treatments to rejuvenate its ageing wells in exchange for strict controls and tougher enforcement.

  • Oct 30- Political and military unrest in Libya sharply curtailed Hess Corp's output and profits in the third quarter, and forced it to temper expectations for the year, the oil and natural gas producer said on Wednesday.

  • Oct 30- Political and military unrest in Libya sharply curtailed oil and natural gas producer Hess Corp's quarterly production and profit, forcing it to temper expectations for the year, the company said on Wednesday.

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