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Murray Energy Confirms Layoffs 23.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Coal miner Murray Energy Corp. on Friday said it would lay off as many as 1,829 workers at mines in Illinois, Ohio and West Virginia.
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Clean-Coal Power Plant Loses Steam 23.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The future of the most expensive fossil-fuel power plant ever built in the U.S. is facing new pressures after a Mississippi utility backed out of its commitment to help pay for the clean-coal project.
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Murray Energy to Lay Off Around 1,800 22.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Coal miner Murray Energy is set to announce layoffs of around 1,800 workers, dealing another blow to the coal-mining industry in Appalachia.
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India Plans New Rules to Clean Up Coal-Fired Power Plants 20.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: World
India is planning to implement a new set of rules aimed at slashing emissions from its coal-fired power plants.
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Duke to Retire Coal Plant 19.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Duke Energy said that it plans to retire its Asheville, N.C. coal-fired power plant and invest $750 million into building a new natural gas plant.
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Texas Prohibits Local Fracking Bans 19.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
A bill signed into law Monday by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott prohibits local bans of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and similar efforts are cropping up in other states.
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Shell's Arctic Drill Bit 16.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
It only took six years and $6 billion to get oil leases honored.
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Brazilian President Stands By Oil Rules 15.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Brazil’s president said she views requirements to use local oil equipment and services as well as a more state-controlled regulatory scheme for key drilling areas as central to her energy strategy, damping hopes for an ...
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Tide Goes Out in Europe's Oil Capital 15.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Europe
Aberdeen, Scotland, is in a double bind. Not only has the price of oil plummeted, but supplies in the North Sea are running out.
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Indian Prime Minister Prods Coal Monopoly 14.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Narendra Modi’s dual coal strategy of cutting red tape and sparking competition typifies his approach to getting the cumbersome Indian economy to work better.
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India's Modi takes Slow Road to Reform 14.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Page One
India Prods Its Coal Monopoly

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-pronged coal strategy of cutting red tape and seeding competition typifies his approach to getting the cumbersome economy to work better.

BEJDIH, India—Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to end decades of crippling electricity shortages and turn this country into a manufacturing dynamo.

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American Energy Partners Seeks Capital for Australia Push 12.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Aubrey McClendon’s American Energy Partners LP is seeking capital for a new entity that would purchase about 16 million acres of shale in the McArthur Basin in northern Australia.
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U.S. Conditionally Approves Shell Arctic Drilling Plan 12.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The U.S. government conditionally approved a plan by Royal Dutch Shell to drill in the Arctic Ocean this summer, removing one of the biggest obstacles the energy company must overcome.
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Political Shift in Alberta Could Pressure Energy Companies 6.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: World
The electoral victory in Alberta by a party pledging to raise corporate taxes and bolster royalties could pose significant headwinds for energy-patch operators.
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Emerson Electric Posts Weaker Results 5.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Emerson Electric Co. posted a weaker-than-expected first-quarter profit as a stronger dollar, lower oil prices and a slowdown in industrial spending resulted in slimmer ...
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Anadarko Posts Weaker-Than-Expected Results 5.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Anadarko Petroleum posted weaker-than-expected results for its first quarter but said production was strong.
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Offshore Drillers Brace for Cancellations 29.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Offshore drillers are bracing for a wave of contract cancellations as energy companies try to cut their costs to cope with low oil prices.
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For Sale: Used Oilfield Machinery 28.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Forests of idle drilling rigs, piles of pipe and ranks of empty trucks are a new and tangible sign of the financial trouble sweeping the oil patch.
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Chesapeake to Pay $25 Million to Settle Michigan Charges 25.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Chesapeake Energy has agreed to pay $25 million to settle antitrust allegations made by Michigan’s attorney general, as well as complaints that it misled hundreds of landowners to obtain leases in the ...
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Blackout Tale of Po 18.4.2015 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Debating Mike Bloomberg on a coal plant shutdown.
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