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Shell's challenge in drilling for Arctic oil

Dec 26, 2013
After a dismal experience in 2012, Shell took this year off from trying to drill in the Arctic Ocean. But drilling will come.
Posted In: Oil, offshore drilling, Arctic, Shell

Is the U.S. ready to become an oil exporter?

Dec 12, 2013
Exxon and other oil companies say, “Heck, yes.”
Posted In: Oil, U.S. exports, fracking

Oil and the race for the North Pole

Dec 11, 2013
Denmark and other countries are staking claims to the sea surrounding the North Pole, with an eye to oil exploration.
Posted In: north pole, Denmark, Norway, Oil, drilling

Dow: Time for an industry built by plastics to move on

Dec 3, 2013
Dow Chemical says it’s shifting away from the commodity chemical market so much so that it may drop 'Chemical' from its name.
Posted In: Oil, plastics, chemicals

The new color of gold in India: Black

Nov 12, 2013
India is looking for investors in its state-owned oil and coal companies, a big shift for a country that is famously protective.
Posted In: Oil, India, gas

Barge owner talks oil and uncertainty

Oct 28, 2013
Marketplace checks back in with Austin Golding, co-owner of Golding Barges Line in Mississippi.
Posted In: barge, Mississippi, energy, Oil, government shutdown 2013

Can fracking preserve North Dakota's environment?

Oct 18, 2013
The fracking boom is bringing in a surge of development -- and tax revenue -- to North Dakota. Now conservationists have a plan use some of that growth to protect the environment.
Posted In: fracking, North Dakota, Oil, Environment, energy

Mexicans guard oil wealth jealously

Oct 14, 2013
International experts view Mexico's oil industry as inefficient and in need of help.
Posted In: Mexico, Oil, Pemex

On 40th anniversary, a look at the spillover effects of the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo

Oct 14, 2013
How did the 1973 oil crisis convince Americans to reduce energy consumption?
Posted In: Oil, energy, history, Richard Nixon

Mexican oil town not afraid of gringo invasion

Oct 14, 2013
Mexico's president has proposed shaking-up the state-run oil industry and allowing direct foreign investment. The idea is unpopular in much of Mexico, but it's a different story in the oil town of Ciudad del Carmen.
Posted In: Mexico, Oil, Ciudad del Carmen

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