With Keystone application resubmitted, judge puts hold on lawsuit

As TransCanada Corp. accepted President Donald Trump's invitation to resubmit its application for the Keystone XL Pipeline, a federal judge in Texas put a hold on the Canadian company's $15 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government.
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Report addresses shale producers’ ability to ramp-up activity

Rig activity ramp-up and increasing deployment of frack crews in the Permian Basin, Bakken and Niobrara is happening. A new report reveals how well shale producers can ramp-up at current oil prices.
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Continental’s 2017 budget back above $1 billion

It's back to the billions for Continental Resources. The independent exploration and production company focused on the Bakken and the SCOOP/STACK shale plays said it will spend roughly $1.95 billion this year on DUCs, new drilling and land.
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Frack sand provider already feeling 2017 market improvements

After a difficult year defined by drilled but uncompleted wells, Carbo Ceramics Inc. CEO Gary Kolstad is optimistic that the oil and gas operating environment is improving.
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ND Sen: Corps will grant final Dakota Access Pipeline easement

Reports out of Washington, D.C., on Tuesday said the issuing of the final federal easement needed to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline was imminent. However, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe pledged to continue fighting the project in court.
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Oil pipelines and Trump: executive actions vs executive orders

Houston attorney Scott Marrs explains why President Donald Trump last week signed presidential memos rather than executive orders to move forward with the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects. He believes it signals a key policy shift.
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February 15-17, 2017
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