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  • NEW YORK, April 8- TransCanada Corp expects to restart its Keystone crude pipeline by Saturday, upon receiving conditional approval from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, the company said in emailed statement on Friday. The pipeline, which delivers crude from Hardisty, Alberta, to Cushing, Oklahoma and to Illinois, was shut last...

  • *But soaring crude output in Iraq, Iran compounds glut. LONDON, April 8- Oil prices rose on Friday, lifted by hopes that a punishing global excess of crude oil could be nearing a tipping point and firm economic indicators from the United States and Germany that cast a positive light on growth in fuel demand. "You have declining supply in the United States and a...

  • *But soaring crude output in Iraq, Iran compounds glut. LONDON, April 8- Oil prices rose on Friday, lifted by fresh hopes over a proposed freeze in oil production and firm economic indicators from the United States and Germany that cast a positive light on growth in fuel demand. "You have declining supply in the United States and a declining rig rate," said Bjarne...

  • April 7- TransCanada Corp said on Thursday about 400 barrels could have spilled in South Dakota from its 590,000 barrel-per-day Keystone crude oil pipeline. The company said it provided the spill volume estimate to regulators on Thursday morning based on the excavation of soil to expose over 100 feet of pipe while it continues to investigate the source of the...

  • *Data shows Cushing build on week to Apr 5 despite Keystone. "The energy trade remains choppy amidst fundamental and macroeconomic cross-currents that are shifting daily," Jim Ritterbusch of Chicago- based oil markets consultancy Ritterbusch& Associates said in a note. The build came even though TransCanada Corp had shut since Saturday its 590,000 barrels per...

  • *Data shows Cushing build on week to Apr 5 despite Keystone. The build came despite TransCanada Corp having shut since Saturday its 590,000 barrels per day Keystone crude pipeline that moves crude to Cushing and Illinois. Genscape did note a 481,485- barrel decline at Cushing in the five days to Tuesday, apparently due to the Keystone shutdown that was caused by...

  • NEW YORK/ HOUSTON, April 6- The sudden closure and subsequent delay in restarting the Keystone crude pipeline has caused traders to sell off heavy Canadian oil for immediate delivery, trading sources said on Wednesday, while temporarily lending support to U.S. futures markets. The line, which delivers crude from Hardisty, Alberta to Cushing, Oklahoma, and on to...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Oil prices surged more than 5 percent on Wednesday, heading for their largest gain in three weeks, after the U.S. government reported a surprise draw in domestic crude stockpiles versus market expectations for a new record high. Crude stocks unexpectedly fell 4.9 million barrels last week as refineries continued to hike output and imports...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- TransCanada Corp is delaying the restart of its 590,000 barrel per day Keystone crude pipeline to Tuesday from Friday, four traders familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The line, which delivers crude from Hardisty, Alberta to Cushing, Oklahoma, and to Illinois, was shut over the weekend after a potential leak. Time spreads in the benchmark...

  • April 6- U.S. crude oil inventories unexpectedly fell from record highs last week as refineries continued to hike output and imports fell, while gasoline stocks rose, snapping a six-week decline, data from the Energy Information Administration showed on Wednesday. The EIA report was "modestly supportive" with the jump in refinery runs and fall in imports "...

  • NEW YORK, April 5- The sudden closure of the Keystone oil pipeline from Canada has forced Phillips 66 to shut several units at its Illinois refinery, sources said on Tuesday, as the ripple effects of disrupting one of the largest U.S. import lines spread. TransCanada Corp said it had shut its 590,000 barrel per day Keystone pipeline system, which carries light and...

  • CUSHING, OK, April 5- From the air above this small Oklahoma town, the 300 steel oil storage tanks that dot the landscape appear filled to the brim, their floating lids bobbing atop more than 65 millions of barrels of oil. Such worries make weekly estimates of Cushing stockpiles from the Energy Information Administration one of the hottest market indicators.

  • NEW YORK, April 4- Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Monday, with Brent touching one-month lows, as investors doubted that producing countries will freeze output to rein in a worldwide glut. "It appears that the speculative longs that were enticed toward the buyside of the energy complex through most of the first quarter by the upcoming production freeze...

  • *Iran says it aims to regain pre-sanctions output. *Saudis back output freeze output only if Iran participates. Iran will raise its crude output and exports until it reaches pre-sanction levels, the semi-official Mehr news agency quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying.

  • Activist Erin Brockovich uses a computer model to display the growing environmental hot spots as she speaks during an Oklahoma Earthquake Town Hall Meeting at the University of Central Oklahoma February 23, 2016.

    The U.S. Geological Survey released data on man-made earthquakes related to wastewater injection from oil and gas drilling.

  • A man celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    Emergency visits to the dentist skyrocket right after St. Patrick's Day because so many people get their teeth knocked out.

  • Police: McClendon was not wearing seat belt

    Bill Citty, Oklahoma City police chief, gives an update on the investigation into the death of former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon on March 2, 2016.

  • Flood problems just beginning in the South

    Forecasters say major river flooding is expected to continue for many days.

  • woman shopping in frozen food aisle

    Several food items have been recalled this week, including junk food favorites like pizza and chicken nuggets.

  • McDonald's testing a bigger all-day breakfast menu

    The fast food giant is testing the larger menu in Oklahoma and North Carolina