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2014-12-11 12:20:28

U.S. House Committee Examines America's Energy Outlook 40 Years After Creation of Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:23:18

--U.S. chemical industry set to outpace overall U.S. economic growth -- WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:21:52

Company to focus on high-return projects, capital discipline CALGARY, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cenovus Energy Inc.

2014-12-10 12:23:02

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec.

2014-12-10 08:24:37

Commences Drilling Second Etame Field Development Well HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc.

2014-12-10 08:22:26

HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oasis Petroleum Inc.

2014-12-10 08:22:11

HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) (the "Company") today announced its preliminary 2015 capital expenditure budget and operational update.

2014-12-10 08:20:22

- YC6K13N Liquid Natural Gas Reduces Fuel Consumption by 25% - SINGAPORE, Dec.

2014-12-09 16:22:30

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprague Resources LP ("Sprague") (NYSE: SRLP) announced today that it has acquired all of the equity interests in Kildair Service Ltd.

2014-12-09 16:22:06

- Jericho Continues to Successfully Execute Shallow Drill Program on Contiguous and Proximate Acreage- Gross Production Averages over 100 BOPD during Quarter


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