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Republican platform’s energy, environment planks no surprise

Sep 8, 2008 Republicans adopted a 2008 national campaign platform on Sept. 1 that included a call to “aggressively increase our nation’s energy supply in an environmentally responsible way.

Saudi Aramco begins Khursaniyah field production

Sep 5, 2008 Aramco, which earlier had to delay a planned start-up, has begun production from its Khursaniyah oil field, according to company officials.

2008 Republican platform's energy, environment planks contain no surprises

Sep 5, 2008 Republicans adopted a 2008 national campaign platform on Sept. 1 which included a call to "aggressively increase our nation's energy supply in an environmentally responsible way . . . through a comprehensive strategy that meets both short and long-term needs."

MARKET WATCH: Crude prices decline as workers return to gulf

Sep 4, 2008 Crude prices closed at a new 5-month low Sept. 3 in the New York market as oil and gas production and processing began coming back on stream after Hurricane Gustav.

Brazil, asked to join OPEC, declines

Sep 3, 2008 Iran has invited Brazil to join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, according to a Brazilian senior government official.

Republican platform's energy, environment planks no surprise

Sep 3, 2008 Republicans adopted a 2008 national campaign platform on Sept. 1 that included a call to "aggressively increase our nation's energy supply in an environmentally responsible way . . . through a comprehensive strategy that meets both short and long-term needs."

MARKET WATCH: Lack of oil, gas disruptions lowers energy prices

Sep 3, 2008 Oil prices dropped to a 5-month low of $105.46/bbl in intraday trading before closing a little under $110/bbl Sept. 2 on indications of little disruption by Hurricane Gustav to oil and gas operations in the gulf.

MARKET WATCH: Lack of supply disruptions lowers energy prices

Sep 3, 2008 Oil prices dropped to a 5-month low of $105.46/bbl in intraday trading before closing a little under $110/bbl Sept. 2 on indications of little disruption by Hurricane Gustav to oil and gas operations in the gulf.

DOE updates storm damage report

Sep 2, 2008 Fourteen Gulf Coast refineries were closed and all Gulf of Mexico oil production was shut in the day after Hurricane Gustav made landfall near Morgan City, La., DOE said in an updated situation report.

MARKET WATCH: Hurricane's effects so far 'minimal' on oil, gas markets

Sep 2, 2008 Oil and gas prices were not as affected Aug. 29 as would normally be expected on the anticipation of a storm the size and speed of Gustav, which made landfall Sept. 1 as a Category 2 hurricane.

Gustav idles 12% of US refining capacity

Sep 1, 2008 Twelve Gulf Coast refineries with combined capacities representing 12% of the US total were idle Sept. 1 because of Hurricane Gustav.

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MARKET WATCH: Large gas injection pulls down energy prices

Aug 29, 2008 The new front-month natural gas contract led the fall of energy commodity prices Aug. 28 in the New York market as a bigger-than-expected injection of gas into US underground storage shifted traders' attention from what could be the first major storm to threaten Gulf Coast petroleum production and processing in 3 years.

MARKET WATCH: Energy prices rise as Gustav threatens gulf

Aug 28, 2008 Energy prices continued to rise Aug. 27 as slow-moving Tropical Storm Gustav approached Jamaica apparently in route to a US Gulf Coast landfall early next week through the bulk of US offshore oil and gas operations.

Dalian refinery receives Saudi crude

Aug 27, 2008 PetroChina's recently expanded refinery in Dalian received its first cargo of Saudi Arabian crude on Aug. 26.

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