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Analysis: Telling secrets to stop burning natural gas in U.S. fracking boom

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The North American energy industry's reputation for ironclad secrecy is starting to crack as producers discover a little transparency can help save millions of dollars.

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on Nov 11, 2013 at 12:50 PM

North Dakota Oil Boom Brings Worry to National Park in the Badlands

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(Los Angeles Times)Animals that live in the sparsely populated Badlands are seeing their habitat threatened, conservationists say. In addition to oil and light pollution, critics say, as many as 1,000 trucks a day kick up heavy dust on dirt roads made for light residential and tourist traffic. Winthrop Roosevelt and other descendants of the 26th president are concerned about these effects trick...

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on Nov 04, 2013 at 01:20 PM
New Photos of Tesoro Fracki...

New Photos of Tesoro Fracking Oil Spill in North Dakota

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A month after over 865,200 gallons of oil spilled from Tesoro Logistics' 6-inch pipeline near Tioga, North Dakota, the cause of the leak is still largely unknown to anyone but Tesoro. The pipeline resumed operations today. Carrying oil obtained via&hellipThe post New Photos of Tesoro Fracking Oil Spill in North Dakota appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Nov 03, 2013 at 04:20 PM

Revealed: Never Before Seen Photos of Tesoro Fracked Oil Spill in North Dakota, Pipeline Restarted Today

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A month after over 865,200 gallons of oil spilled from Tesoro Logistics' 6-inch pipeline near Tioga, North Dakota, the cause of the leak is still largely unknown to anyone but Tesoro. The pipeline resumed operations today.Carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), the controversial horizontial drilling method used to capture oil and gas found embedded in shale rock b...

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on Nov 01, 2013 at 08:20 PM
Tesoro Pipeline Allowed To ...

Tesoro Pipeline Allowed To Restart After North Dakota Oil Spill

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tesoro Corp. on Friday restarted a North Dakota crude oil pipeline that ruptured and spilled more than 20,000 barrels of oil in a North Dakota wheat field.The San Antonio-based company shut down the 35-mile long underground pipeline on Sept. 29, after a farmer discovered oil seeping from the ground in his wheat field near Tioga, in the northwest corner of the state.Tesoro ...

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on Nov 01, 2013 at 07:50 PM
Hundreds of North Dakota oi...

Hundreds of North Dakota oil spills hidden from public

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Nearly 300 oil spills in North Dakota have been hidden from the public according to a new report by the Associate Press.

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on Oct 28, 2013 at 02:20 PM

Oil Spill in North Dakota Raises Detection Concerns

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A Tesoro Logistics pipeline that ruptured in North Dakota spilled more than 865,000 gallons of oil, one of the largest inland oil pipeline accidents in the United States.

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on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Tesoro says no date set to restart burst North Dakota pipeline

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tesoro Logistics LP said on Monday it still did not have a date to restart a North Dakota oil pipeline that ruptured in September and spilled 20,600 barrels of crude onto farmland.

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on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:50 PM
Oil Companies Are Sued Over...

Oil Companies Are Sued Over Natural Gas Flaring in North Dakota

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Owners of mineral rights filed 10 suits to obtain royalties lost when the natural gas produced in oil drilling in the state is burned.

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on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Tesoro detected anomalies on North Dakota pipeline before spill

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(Reuters) - Tesoro Logistics LP on Thursday said it detected anomalies during an inspection of its 20-year-old North Dakota pipeline days before the line leaked more than 20,000 barrels of oil onto farmland.

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on Oct 17, 2013 at 07:20 PM