Unions, industry respond to Dakota Access Pipeline delay

A federal appeals court today heard arguments on whether the Dakota Access Pipeline should proceed or be stopped. Labor unions and industry representatives called on the Obama administration to allow the project to continue.
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Expert: Many unknowns in predicting impacts of OPEC action

Oil and gas industry expert John Auers with Turner, Mason & Co. believes that OPEC's decision to limit oil production will result in prices rising to around $60 a barrel. However, there are too many variables to make any firm predictions.
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Research shows methane level rises not linked to fossil fuels

New research shows that recent rises in levels of methane in our atmosphere is being driven by biological sources, such as swamp gas, cow burps, or rice fields, rather than fossil fuel emissions.
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AlixPartners details advisory work with distressed oil, gas firms

Fluctuation and uncertainty in the North American oil and gas industry has not drastically impacted every oil price-related firm thanks in part to business-advisory groups like AlixPartners.
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Dallas Fed Bank survey reveals oil, gas expectations in Texas

Respondents to a recently completed Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said they are bullish about oil prices one-year from now. Roughly 62 percent of all survey participants said oil prices will rise next year.
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SM Energy puts select Williston Basin acres up for sale

SM Energy is putting its near-term Williston Basin focus on its Divide County acreage only. The exploration and production company announced this week that it has put its Raven and Bear Den acreage located in North Dakota up for sale.
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