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Children in Connecticut rampage, all 6 and 7, shot repeatedly

mobile.reuters.com — Children in Connecticut rampage, all 6 and 7, shot repeatedly By Ernest Scheyder and Rob Cox NEWTOWN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Twelve girls and eight boys. One had celebrated her seventh birthday just four days before her death. They were Charlotte and Jack, Noah and Grace.

North Dakota sees low cost to comply with crude standards

reuters.com — That's roughly $3.7 million per month, statewide, based on October's monthly oil production of 36.6 million barrels. The new standards take effect in April. The ongoing cost would be in addition to one-time capital investments of $20 million needed statewide, an average of roughly $2,500 per well in the state's Bakken and Three Forks shale oil formations, said Lynn Helms, head of the state's Department of Mineral Resources.

UPDATE 2-North Dakota oil output fails to set record, fueling anxiety

reuters.com — Dec 12 (Reuters) - North Dakota's oil production held steady in October, barely slipping on a per-day basis, regulators said on Friday, despite strict new anti-flaring standards implemented by the state. The state's oil wells produced 36.65 million barrels in October, up from 35.59 million barrels in September.

North Dakota rules to tame volatile crude before rail shipment

reuters.com — The new requirements come as federal, state and local officials grapple with how best to ensure the safe transport of North Dakota's crude oil, which has been linked to a string of fiery crude-by-rail explosions, including one last year in Quebec that killed 47 people.

North Dakota to require every barrel of crude oil be filtered

reuters.com — The new requirements come as federal, state and local officials grapple with how best to ensure the safe transport of North Dakota's crude oil, which has been linked to a string of fiery crude-by-rail explosions, including one last year in Quebec that killed 47 people.

Focus on top spots to boost US oil output even as well permits fall

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni Drilling wells are pictured in Los Angeles, California December 11, 2013. Rig deployments or applications for new well permits fell by half in recent months in parts of North Dakota's Bakken formation and the Eagle Ford and Permian Basin in Texas, but the most prolific areas are holding up, according to officials and data from the two top crude-producing states.

Focus on top spots to boost U.S. oil output even as well permits fall

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni Drilling wells are pictured in Los Angeles, California December 11, 2013. Rig deployments or applications for new well permits fell by half in recent months in parts of North Dakota's Bakken formation and the Eagle Ford and Permian Basin in Texas, but the most prolific areas are holding up, according to officials and data from the two top crude-producing states.

North Dakota Is Making A Huge Bet That Oil Prices Bounce Back

businessinsider.com — (Reuters) - North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple proposed a two-year state budget on Wednesday that forecasts rebounding oil prices and a 23 percent jump in oil taxes, a tacit bet the state's energy boom will continue unabated. Oil prices have dropped more than 30 percent since June amidst global oversupply and demand concerns.

North Dakota governor's budget bets on oil price rebound

reuters.com — Oil prices have dropped more than 30 percent since June amidst global oversupply and demand concerns. Last week OPEC opted not to cut its oil production, a step seen by many as designed to squeeze North Dakota and other oil-producing regions of the United States.

North Dakota governor's budget bets on oil price rebound

reuters.com — Oil prices have dropped more than 30 percent since June amidst global oversupply and demand concerns. Last week OPEC opted not to cut its oil production, a step seen by many as designed to squeeze North Dakota and other oil-producing regions of the United States.
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Dec 18, 2014

"I think they're betting that everyone will blink." @NDGovDalrymple chats #OPEC, oil prices in exclusive interview reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Dec 18, 2014

Exclusive: North Dakota governor vows not to blink in OPEC oil standoff reut.rs/13Cgzsd

Dec 17, 2014

RT @ja_herron: EIA sees OPEC revenues falling to lowest level in a decade next year 1.usa.gov/1DMxs3e

Dec 17, 2014

RT @liamdenning: Cheap oil will hit deepwater harder than shale @ErnestScheyder: Chevron cancels Canadian Arctic drilling reut.rs/13zhwSd via @reuters

Dec 17, 2014

Whistleblower claims @DowChemical inappropriately paid for CEO Andrew Liveris' trips to World Cup, Africa safari bloom.bg/1v0LDIQ $DOW

Dec 17, 2014

John McNabb, @ContinentalOil board member, bought 2,000 shares on Monday for $32.72 each. Now owns 34,000 shares of ND oil giant $CLR

Dec 17, 2014

Chevron cancels Canadian Arctic drilling as oil prices slide reut.rs/13zhwSd via @reuters

Dec 17, 2014

.@Chevron nixing plans to drill for #oil in Beaufort Sea, off Canada's Arctic coast, citing "economic uncertainty in the industry" $CVX

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