September 17th, 2014

Chevron chief says fossil fuels are here to stay – EagleFordTexas.com

Chevron chief says fossil fuels are here to stay
EagleFordTexas.com
Don't expect oil, coal and natural gas to go away anytime soon, Chevron CEO John S. Watson told the Economic Club of Minnesota on Tuesday. “Fossil fuels are sometimes shrugged off as yesterday's resources,” Watson said. “People mistakenly think they …

September 17th, 2014

Exxon near Walden Road robbed at gunpoint – Your Houston News

Exxon near Walden Road robbed at gunpoint
Your Houston News
Conroe police are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred early Wednesday morning at the Exxon gas station near Walden Road. Officers responded to the scene at 18830 Texas 105 where two suspects entered the store with long guns and faces …

September 17th, 2014

Crude oil transport risks to be discussed at Marist – Poughkeepsie Journal

Crude oil transport risks to be discussed at Marist
Poughkeepsie Journal
The environmental nonprofits Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will host an informational session on the risks posed by crude oil transport along the Hudson River. The event will take from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, at Marist College's Fusco Recital

September 17th, 2014

Officials: Crude oil tank explodes after lightning strike in Baytown – KPRC Houston


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Officials: Crude oil tank explodes after lightning strike in Baytown
KPRC Houston
Lightning struck a crude oil tank, causing an explosion in Baytown Wednesday afternoon, according to the U. S. Coast Guard. The incident happened at Hollimon Oil Corp. in the 100 block of Evergreen Road and Alexander shortly after 1 p.m. We're told the …
Lightning Strikes Crude Oil Tank, Causes Explosion in BaytownNews 92 FM
Lightning sparks oil tank fire in BaytownKHOU
Explosion after lightning strikes oil tank in BaytownChron.com

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September 17th, 2014

Shell Oil, Motiva Enterprises to pay nearly $4.5M in overtime back wages after … – Focusdailynews


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Shell Oil, Motiva Enterprises to pay nearly $4.5M in overtime back wages after
Focusdailynews
HOUSTON—Shell Oil Co. and Motiva Enterprises LLC, which markets Shell gasoline and other products, have agreed to pay $4,470,764 in overtime back wages to 2,677 current and former chemical and refinery employees as a result of investigations by the …
Shell Oil, Motiva to pay $4.5 million in back pay to refinery workersPetro Global News
Shell, Motiva Agree To Pay $4.5M To Settle OT ClaimsLaw360 (subscription)

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