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  • NEW YORK, Oct 12- Five oil pipelines disrupted by environmental protesters had restarted early on Wednesday, although at least one of the lines that carry millions of barrels of crude from Canada to the United States was operating at reduced rates. Activists across Montana, Minnesota, North Dakota and Washington state were arrested on Tuesday after the early...

  • *Activists attempted to shut five key crude pipelines. CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 11- Climate-change activists on Tuesday disrupted the flow of millions of barrels of crude from Canada to the United States in rare, coordinated action that targeted several key pipelines simultaneously. Protest group Climate Direct Action said the move was in support of the Standing...

  • *Activists attempted to shut five key crude pipelines. CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 11- Climate-change activists on Tuesday disrupted the flow of millions of barrels of crude from Canada to the United States in rare, coordinated action that targeted several key pipelines simultaneously. Protest group Climate Direct Action said the action was in support of the...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 11- Several climate-change activists were arrested on Tuesday after they attempted to shut five oil pipelines from Canada that can carry nearly 15 percent of daily U.S. consumption, in the latest move by environmental groups to disrupt movement of oil across North America to heighten awareness of the dangers of pollution.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 11- Climate-change activists were arrested on Tuesday after they shut down five pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. market, the latest move by environmental groups to disrupt movement of oil across North America, an activist group said. Climate Direct Action said in a press release it had shut down the pipelines...

  • Oct 11- Phillips 66 Partners LP said on Tuesday it would buy some pipelines and terminals from parent Phillips 66 for $1.3 billion. The deal, the largest so-called "dropdown" from Phillips 66 to the unit, includes assets supporting Phillips 66' s refineries in Bayway, New Jersey; Billings, Montana; Borger, Texas, and Ponca City, Oklahoma, Phillips 66 Partners LP said.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 4- Sterling slumped to a 31- year low versus the U.S. dollar on Tuesday as concerns over Britain's separation from the European Union were compounded by renewed strength of the greenback on a recent string of better-than-expected economic data. "Everything people are hearing from the UK is not positive for its currency," said Paresh Upadhyaya,...

  • Oct 4- U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors fretted about Britain's exit from the European Union and the prospect of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in coming months. While the weaker pound sent UK stocks surging, it raised worries among U.S. investors. "Clearly there has been some reverberation from across the pond in terms of the prospect for a...

  • *Fed President Jeffrey Lacker strikes hawkish note on rates. Oct 4- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as investors fretted about Britain's exit from the European Union and the prospect of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in coming months. "Clearly there has been some reverberation from across the pond in terms of the prospect for a slightly more disorderly UK...

  • The land deal is a blow to the Sioux and other protesters who claim the pipeline would damage ancient burial sites and pose an environmental risk to the tribe's water supply. When fully connected to existing lines, the 1,100- mile Dakota Access pipeline would be the first to carry crude oil from the Bakken shale, a vast oil formation in North Dakota, Montana and...

  • Sept 21- ExxonMobil Corp. has agreed to pay $12 million to Montana and the U.S. government to restore natural resources damaged or destroyed by a pipeline rupture in 2011 that spilled oil into the Yellowstone River, according to a settlement proposed on Wednesday. ExxonMobil Pipeline Company's Silvertip pipeline burst July 1, 2011 at a crossing beneath the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it would join officials from Montana and other federal agencies on Wednesday to announce a "significant development" toward restoring natural resources damaged by a 2011 crude oil spill from a pipeline owned by Exxon Mobil Corp. The announcement will be made in Laurel, Montana, at 10:30 a.m. EDT/...

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON, Sept 19- The 27 states challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are an undue burden. Already, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Dakota appear to be meeting the CPP's early targets. Cynthia Coffman, attorney general of Colorado, said her state's likely ability to comply with the...

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The 27 states challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are an undue burden. Already, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Dakota appear to be meeting the CPP's early targets. Cynthia Coffman, attorney general of Colorado, said her state's likely ability to comply with the...

  • WASHINGTON/ BISMARCK, North Dakota, Sept 9- The Obama administration stepped into a dispute on Friday over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, appealing for calm while blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The Obama administration stepped into a dispute on Friday over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, appealing for calm while blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to temporarily halt an oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to block the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to...