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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 9, 2011

Unlike an iPhone or a pair of jeans or a Big Mac, oil and gas are commodities, and their prices can change every second at the New York Mercantile Exchange and other trading hubs.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 8, 2011

The turmoil in Libya that halted oil shipments from the country for a period has played havoc with oil prices, pushing them above $100 a barrel for the first time since September of 2008 and causing average gasoline prices to edge closer to $4 a gallon.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 7, 2011

The Department of Environmental Protection today announced results of in-stream water quality monitoring for radioactive material in seven of the commonwealth's rivers.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 4, 2011

Newcomers flooded into Wyoming in the past decade, chasing jobs in the natural gas industry.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 3, 2011

The Obama administration will comply with a federal judge's order and decide later this month whether to approve a batch of deep-water drilling permits that have been stalled for months, even though the government may appeal the ruling, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 2, 2011

Boil it down, break it apart, reduce it to its irreducible parts, and the basic thesis you'll find at the center of The New York Times' weekend disquisition on natural gas development goes something like this: Wastewater, collected at the wellhead after a fracturing operation is complete, tends not to meet the standard for safe drinking water.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 1, 2011

The Interior Department said Monday that it had approved the first new deepwater drilling permit in the Gulf of Mexico since the BP explosion and spill last spring, a milestone after a period of intense uncertainty for industry and a wholesale remaking of the nation's system of offshore oil and gas regulation.

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energy-today 

Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 28, 2011

Perhaps no two countries have a stronger - and more special - partnership than do the United States and Canada.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 25, 2011

Development of resources in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas off Alaska's Arctic coast would create an average 54,700 jobs/year nationwide with a $145 billion total payroll and generate $193 billion in federal, state, and local revenue over 50 years, according to a study by Northern Economics Inc., Alaska's largest private economic consulting firm, and the University of Alaska at Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 24, 2011

The Obama administration said it issued pollution rules for industrial boilers that are 50 percent less expensive than regulations proposed last year that drew industry opposition.

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