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  1. Appeals court upholds denial of compensation for lease off Florida

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    Thu, 4 Dec 2003

  2. Offshore drilling

    Vice President Al Gore has pledged that, if elected President, he would ban any new offshore drilling for oil and gas along the California and Florida coasts.

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    Fri, 29 Oct 1999

  3. MMS: Record number of rigs now drilling in Gulf of Mexico's ultradeep water

    A record number of drilling rigs—currently a total of 12—are drilling for oil and gas in the ultradeep waters (5,000 ft or deeper) of the Gulf of Mexico, according to the US Minerals Management Service Director Johnnie Burton.

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    Fri, 5 Mar 2004

  4. Gore to ban drilling off key states if elected US president

    US Vice-Pres. Al Gore has pledged that, if elected president, he will ban any new offshore drilling for oil and gas along the California and Florida coasts.

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    Mon, 1 Nov 1999

  5. Rig Health-Risk Audits Will Benefit Operators, Contractors

    Like other heavy industries, drilling for oil and gas can pose a significant risk to health.

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    Mon, 29 Nov 1999

  6. HORIZONTAL NIOBRARA PLAY PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION

    G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Caution and careful planning are the watchwords for operators in their approach to horizontal drilling for oil in Upper Cretaceous Niobrara chalk in Colorado and Wyoming. Despite its geologic age equivalence with the Austin chalk of southeastern Texas, the ...

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    Mon, 11 Nov 1991

  7. Frontier basins seeing new exploration in New Mexico

    Ronald F. Broadhead New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources Socorro, N.M. Drilling for oil and natural gas in New Mexico remained steady in 1995, and exploration picked up in frontier areas of the state after several years of quiescence.. A total of 1,261 wells were completed in 1995, a ...

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    Mon, 16 Sep 1996

  8. Make Shell disclose offshore drilling risks, Senate members demand

    Eleven US Senate Democrats and Independent Bernard Sanders (Vt.) asked the US Securities and Exchange Commission to make Royal Dutch Shell PLC disclose to the public and investors inherent risks offshore oil drilling poses if there is a spill or other environmental accident.

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    Thu, 20 Aug 2015

  9. MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude oil prices down slightly pending Iran talk results

    US light, sweet crude oil prices settled down slightly July 10 on the New York market, ending a week in which the front-month contract saw its biggest single-week drop since March, which analysts attributed largely to uncertainties about Greece’s debt and talks regarding Iran’s nuclear program.

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    Mon, 13 Jul 2015

  10. MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices fall on rise in US rig count

    US light, sweet crude oil prices edged down going into the July 4 holiday weekend on the New York market after Baker Hughes Inc. reported July 2 that the US onshore rig count jumped by 12 rigs drilling for oil and also upon uncertainty about Iran’s July 7 deadline for a nuclear accord.

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    Mon, 6 Jul 2015

  11. BHI: US rig count continues upward creep

    Although the overall US drilling rig count only edged up 1 unit to 863 rigs working during the week ended July 10, it represented the third consecutive week of gains and another jump in oil-directed rigs, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

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    Fri, 10 Jul 2015

  12. Texas pipelines to have $374-billion economic impact through 2024

    Between the current year and 2024 the Texas pipeline industry will generate cumulative economic impacts (in today's dollars) of around $374 billion in economic output, $212 billion in additional gross state product, and contribute $19.5 billion to state and local government revenues.

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    Mon, 6 Apr 2015

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