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Energy Pipelines Controversial Now, But One Helped Win World War II
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Energy Pipelines Controversial Now, But One Helped Win World War II

Oil and gas pipelines have become flashpoints in discussions of climate change. From the Atlantic coast to the Dakotas, pipelines that would deliver fossil fuels to customers have sparked protests and legal challenges. The Keystone XL pipeline, which was designed to carry oil from Alberta tar sands to refineries on

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The Plastics Sector Is Suffering As Oil Prices Rise

The Plastics Sector Is Suffering As Oil Prices Rise

Four years ago, the UN declared plastic pollution a global crisis, decades after the discovery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch–a collection of marine debris 2x the size of Texas. The Year 2020 was supposed to be a watershed moment for the industry after dozens of state and local policymakers

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Big Oil keeps brakes on spending even with crude rally windfall

Big Oil keeps brakes on spending even with crude rally windfall

Leading international energy companies are resisting the temptation to rush and spend an unexpected windfall from rallying oil and natural gas prices as they focus on longer-term energy transition challenges, executives and analysts said. Benchmark crude oil prices LCOc1 more than doubled in the second quarter of 2021 from a

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Preston Pipe Report – July 2021

(by Paul Vivian and Rick Preckel, www.prestonpipe.com) Market Monitor – Last month we wrote about the reminder that PHMSA sent out regarding pipeline owner and

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