UPS to Expand Natural Gas Footprint

October 13, 2013

UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today plans to invest approximately $50 million to build an additional nine liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling stations, bringing the total number of stations to 13. Four were announced in April, and all should be operational by the end of 2014. View full post on natural gas – Yahoo News Search Results

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North Dakota’s Delay In Reporting Oil Spill Raises Questions – NPR (blog)

October 13, 2013

NPR (blog) North Dakota's Delay In Reporting Oil Spill Raises QuestionsNPR (blog)The handling of an oil spill in North Dakota is raising questions, after a state agency waited to tell the public it had taken place. A wheat farmer was the first to recognize the spill had happened; it became public knowledge nearly two weeks […]

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Geography in the News: Oil Spills – National Geographic

October 13, 2013

The Louisiana Record Geography in the News: Oil SpillsNational GeographicThe world has followed news of from British Petroleum's (BP) Deepwater Horizon's blowout and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico since the oil rig exploded April 22, 2010. By the time engineers temporarily capped the well July 15, it had poured an …Justice Department rests […]

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Commodities Corner: Heating oil, natural gas make a comeback

October 13, 2013

The prices of natural gas and heating oil have been steadily climbing this month, just in time for the start of the winter-heating season. View full post on natural gas – Yahoo News Search Results

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Why the US Oil and Gas Rig Count Jumped – Motley Fool

October 13, 2013

Why the US Oil and Gas Rig Count JumpedMotley FoolLast week, the number of U.S. rigs drilling for oil and natural gas jumped to the highest level in nearly two months, as producers ramped up drilling in states like Texas and Louisiana. According to data from oil-field services firm Baker Hughes (NYSE …and more » View […]

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Venezuela Detains Ship Contracted to US Oil Company – Wall Street Journal

October 12, 2013

Venezuela Detains Ship Contracted to US Oil CompanyWall Street JournalVenezuela Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez said "we will defend our national territory," when asked about the incident earlier in the day at a news conference. He noted that the armed forces would be within their rights to seize the ship if it was illegally …Venezuela holds […]

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Gas Heads for Biggest Weekly Gain in 11 Months on Colder Weather

October 12, 2013

Natural gas futures jumped in New York, heading toward the biggest weekly gain in almost 11 months, as forecasts for unusually cool U.S. weather signaled an early start to the peak heating-demand season. View full post on natural gas – Yahoo News Search Results

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Bullish on US Oil and Gas – Barron’s

October 12, 2013

Live Trading News Bullish on US Oil and GasBarron’sForty years ago this month, OPEC slammed the door on oil exports to the U.S. That was the original inspiration for the push for U.S. energy independence. Today's Syrian conflict is keeping the pressure on the U.S. to stay focused on building energy …China drives its way […]

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China’s Crude Oil Imports Increase to Record as Economy Expands – Bloomberg

October 12, 2013

Livemint China's Crude Oil Imports Increase to Record as Economy ExpandsBloombergChina imported a net 25.61 million metric tons of crude oil last month, according to figures on the website of the General Administration of Customs today. That's equivalent to an average 6.26 million barrels a day, 25 percent more than in August and 2 …Record […]

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Shell Nigeria Declares Force Majeure on Oil Export – ABC News

October 12, 2013

Economic Times Shell Nigeria Declares Force Majeure on Oil ExportABC NewsShell Nigeria declared "force majeure" Friday on exports of Bonny Light Crude oil, blaming increasing oil thefts that analysts say likely will lead companies to sell off more investments in Nigeria's declining onshore oil industry. The announcement of …Shell Nigeria selling 4 delta oil blocks […]

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