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  • Nov 14- Federal authorities deferred a final decision on a controversial North Dakota section of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday in a statement that highlighted concerns about the "repeated" dispossession of tribal lands in the country's past. The Departments of the Army and Interior, in a joint statement, said that while their previous decisions to grant...

  • Nov 14- Federal authorities deferred a final decision on a controversial North Dakota section of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Monday in a statement that highlighted concerns about the "repeated" dispossession of tribal lands in the country's past. The Departments of the Army and Interior, in a joint statement, said that while their previous decisions to grant...

  • HOUSTON, Nov 14- The U.S. government on Monday delayed a decision on whether to grant an easement to Energy Transfer Partners for construction of a segment of the Dakota Access Pipeline, according to joint notice published by the U.S. Department of Interior and the U.S. Army. The Army Corps of Engineers said it had completed its review of the pipeline and said...

  • N. Dakota Capitol doors locked as protestors gather on lawn

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the latest on the battle over the Dakota access pipeline from Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

  • Dakota pipeline battle

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the latest on the battle over the Dakota access pipeline from Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

  • Dakota pipeline battle

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the protests and controversy surrounding the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 14- U.S. shale producers are redeploying cash, rigs and workers, cautiously confident the energy sector has turned a corner after Donald Trump's election victory and OPEC's recent signal that it plans to curb production. But the tentative agreement indicated OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia is keen to end a damaging two-year oil price war.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 14- U.S. shale producers are redeploying cash, rigs and workers, cautiously confident the energy sector has turned a corner after Donald Trump's election victory and OPEC's recent signal that it plans to curb production. But the tentative agreement indicated OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia is keen to end a damaging two-year oil price war.

  • Nov 12- Protesters against the Dakota Access oil pipeline briefly blocked two entrances to a pipeline work yard in a rural North Dakota town early on Saturday morning, causing workers to leave the area, police said. Morton County Sheriff's Department spokesman Rob Keller said law enforcement received a call at around 9 a.m. telling them a caravan of between 130...

  • MANDAN, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Nov 11- About 40 people involved in protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline were arrested on Friday in rural North Dakota as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it would soon clarify its plans for the controversial project near sacred tribal lands. In North Dakota, police confronted about 100 protesters barricading a highway...

  • MANDAN, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Nov 11- About 40 protesters against the Dakota Access oil pipeline were arrested on Friday in rural North Dakota as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it would soon clarify its plans for the controversial project near sacred tribal lands. Smoke was seen billowing from a large excavation machine near a site off Route 6 in rural North...

  • MANDAN, N.D., Nov 11- A decision on whether the Dakota Access Pipeline will be allowed to tunnel under a lake near sacred tribal lands in North Dakota will come in the next few days, possibly by Monday, a U.S. government spokeswoman said on Friday. Smoke was seen billowing from a large excavation machine near a site off Route 6 in rural North Dakota, and protesters had...

  • MANDAN, N.D., Nov 11- A decision on whether the Dakota Access Pipeline will be allowed to be completed near sacred tribal lands in North Dakota will come in the next few days, possibly by Monday, a U.S. government spokeswoman said on Friday. The statement by spokeswoman Amy Gaskill of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers came as police again confronted protesters at a...

  • MANDAN, N.D., Nov 11- Police confronted protesters at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site on Friday, after the same protesters said they halted construction equipment on the line. The Dakota Access Pipeline, set to run from North Dakota to Illinois, was delayed in September by federal authorities to re-review permitting under a federally owned water...

  • POLICE CONFRONT PROTESTORS AT DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN NORTH DAKOTA- REUTERS WITNESS.

  • Nov 10- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan told workers on Thursday the bank was changing the handling of whistleblower complaints after allegations it retaliated against employees who called an ethics hotline to report sales abuses. Sloan announced the change to a gathering of about 2,000 employees in Des Moines, Iowa, as part of a "...

  • HOUSTON, Nov 10- Energy Transfer Partners on Thursday said an easement from the Army Corps of Engineers to drill under Lake Oahe will unlock an additional $1.4 billion in financing for its Dakota Access Pipeline. The company has already drawn $1.1 billion from its $2.5 billion credit facility but needs the easement, a right to use the property without...

  • Nov 9- The surprising victory by Native American and environmental groups in September to delay the Dakota Access Pipeline may turn out to be short-lived, after Donald Trump's unexpected win in the U.S. presidential election. That project, which would pump oil from Canada through Nebraska, was rejected in 2014 by the Obama administration.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Nov 9- Two days ago, pollsters and statisticians gave Hillary Clinton odds of between 75 and 99 percent of winning the U.S. presidential election. How did so many get it so wrong? These polls actually got the big picture right: Clinton won more overall votes than President-elect Donald Trump- but not by as much as the polling averages predicted, and not...

  • December 2014 Energy Transfer Partners applies to build a 1,172 mile, 570,000 barrel-per-day pipeline to deliver crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale fields to Patoka, Illinois, crossing South Dakota and Iowa to the North Dakota Public Service Commission, kicking off a year of public hearings in the state. July 25 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved...