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  1. House subcommittee sends chemical security bill to full committee

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    Fri, 16 Oct 2009

  2. BP working on multiple options to stop gulf oil spill

    BP PLC executives plan to attempt to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico using a small containment structure, which they are calling a top hat.

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    Mon, 10 May 2010

  3. GAO: Increase needed in oil spill liability trust fund

    Although major oil spills do not occur frequently, the federal oil spill liability trust fund should be increased to cover higher cleanup costs, the US Government Accountability Office said in a Sept. 7 report.

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    Mon, 17 Sep 2007

  4. House passes chemical security bill; provision intact

    The US House approved a chemical and water security bill with a provision requiring inherently safer technology (IST) by a vote of 230 to 193 on Nov. 6, despite objections from the petroleum and other industries.

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    Mon, 16 Nov 2009

  5. More dispersants research needed despite success in gulf, panel told

    More research into the long-term effects of chemical dispersants is needed despite their apparently successful use in fighting the massive oil spill from BP PLC’s Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson said on Sept. 27.

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    Tue, 28 Sep 2010

  6. CYBER SECURITY—1: Effective defense requires thorough risk assessment

    Protecting a pipeline system from cyber attack requires placing independent barriers and protections (technical countermeasures) around its supervisory control and data acquisition system in an effort to keep communication paths secure.

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    Mon, 28 Sep 2009

  7. US Senate panel plans hearing on gulf oil spill, policy implications

    The US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on May 6 to review federal offshore oil and gas policies in response to the Apr. 20 semisubmersible drilling rig explosion and fire and subsequent crude oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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    Thu, 29 Apr 2010

  8. MARKET WATCH: Crude prices climb again

    Energy prices made another 1-day turnaround, with the front-month crude contract climbing 1% May 20 in the volatile New York market after the Department of Homeland Security warned al-Qaeda is beginning to target US oil and gas infrastructure, although no specific or imminent threat was cited.

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    Mon, 23 May 2011

  9. Upward price bias

    This is in response to your editorial, “The curse of $95 oil”.

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    Mon, 3 Dec 2007

  10. Associations urge Congress to renew chemical facility security law

    Thirty-four trade associations, including the American Petroleum Institute and six others from the oil and gas industry, asked Congress on June 11 to reauthorize the chemical facility security law without significant changes.

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    Mon, 22 Jun 2009

  11. CSB issues urgent recommendations in probe of Citgo refinery fire

    The US Chemical Safety Board issued urgent safety recommendations to Citgo Petroleum Corp., calling on the refiner to immediately improve the emergency water system at its Corpus Christi, Tex., refinery and to perform third-party audits of hydrogen fluoride (HF) units there and at its Lemont, Ill., ...

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    Thu, 10 Dec 2009

  12. House subcommittee passes chemical security bill

    A US House subcommittee passed chemical security legislation Oct. 14 that critics said would change federal regulations that have not been fully implemented.

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    Mon, 26 Oct 2009

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