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  1. Senate Republicans introduce energy amendment to jobs bill

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    Wed, 2 Apr 2014

    expedite applications to export US LNG as an amendment to the Unemployment Insurance Extension Bill. The actions outlined in their Energy ..... jointly said on Apr. 1. “As we consider an extension of unemployment insurance benefits, we should also be considering measures

  2. MARKET WATCH: Weak economic indicators bring down oil prices

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    Fri, 5 Apr 2013

    an increase in new applications for unemployment benefits. The front-month natural ..... inventories. DOL said new applications for unemployment benefits last week increased by 28 ..... Some 5.3 million people collected unemployment benefits in the week ended Mar. 16

  3. More energy development would significantly help US, Donohue says

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    Thu, 10 Jan 2013

    responsible development of more US oil and gas could significantly help the nation address its serious federal budget deficit and unemployment problems, US Chamber of Commerce Pres. Thomas J. Donohue said. “Producing swiftly and responsibly to develop more

  4. MARKET WATCH: New York crude prices continue rally

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    Mon, 11 Mar 2013

    Crude prices continued to climb Mar. 8 in the New York futures market on news the US unemployment rate slipped to 7.7% in February—its lowest level in 4 years—from 7.9% in January. However, the full effect of

  5. Approve Keystone XL

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    Mon, 7 Jan 2013

    The year 2013 opens with the US economy still sputtering, unemployment still too high, the federal government still struggling with fiscal hazard, and President Barack Obama triumphant in his bid

  6. MARKET WATCH: Optimistic markets continue to rally

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    Thu, 22 Dec 2011

    the Labor Department announced initial applications for US unemployment benefits declined for the third consecutive week, down 4 ..... market—or at least a reduction in layoffs, with an 8.6 unemployment rate in November down from 9% for the previous 2 years

  7. Watching Government: States need to take energy lead

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    Mon, 10 Oct 2011

    development in the US is an obvious, effective way to reduce unemployment , increase federal revenue, and lower crude oil imports ..... existing buildings as a condition for receiving continued unemployment benefits after 5 months. Potential for agreement Graham

  8. MARKET WATCH: Crude prices fall, ending 5-day rally

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    Fri, 1 Feb 2008

    reported the largest weekly increase in US unemployment claims in more than 2 years. The US ..... said first-time claims for state unemployment benefits escalated by 69,000 to 375 ..... the wake of Hurricane Katrina. US unemployment now is at the highest level since early

  9. Mixed outlook seen in '11 for N. American refiners

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    Mon, 3 Jan 2011

    the global economy, remain vulnerable to pressures from global overcapacity, relatively expensive crude oil, and high US unemployment rates, says Fitch Ratings. In 2011, refineries with "high-quality, deep-conversion assets" will perform "reasonably

  10. MARKET WATCH: Crude price drops, ending 2-day rally

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    Fri, 27 May 2011

    month crude contract fell 1% May 26, ending a 2-day rally on the New York market while an increase in US applications for unemployment benefits indicated a still weak economy. The natural gas contract also dropped 1% on the report of a higher-than-expected

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