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Caterpillar says it could cut 10,000 jobs

...problems beyond the company's control.Low oil prices have hurt the company's business in products used in oil and gas production. Caterpillar said its construction equipment sales have fallen far below peak levels in North America, Latin America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-24/caterpillar-says-it-could-
Government proposes methane cuts in oil, gas production

...proposed cutting methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade, part of an ongoing...component of natural gas, tends to leak during oil and gas production. Although it makes up just a sliver of greenhouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/government-proposes-methan
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...stem criticism from congressional Republicans and industry officials who have often accused it of hindering oil and gas production on federal lands. At the same time, the go-ahead has upset a key base of his support."It's perplexing and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-18/approval-arctic-drilling-comes-
Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest US electricity source

...data. Nuclear power came in third at 20 percent.A drilling boom that started in 2008 has boosted U.S. natural gas production by 30 percent and made the nation the world's biggest combined producer of oil and natural gas. Hydraulic fracturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-13/natural-gas-surpasses-coal
Unemployment falls in just 23 US states as hiring slows

...000 jobs in March, the fewest in a year. The unemployment rate remained 5.5 percent.The cutbacks in oil and gas production have also led to job losses in North Dakota, which had experienced an oil and gas boom since the recession. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/unemployment-falls-just-23
Fracking: US requires disclosure of chemicals for oil, gas drilling on public lands

...technique that has sparked an ongoing boom in natural gas production but raised widespread concerns about possible groundwater...burdens that will "complicate and frustrate oil and gas production on federal lands."Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fracking-us-requires-discl
Swarm of earthquakes rattles rural Alabama; reason unclear

...the government has blamed for quakes.While Greene County is on the edge of Alabama's primary region for oil and gas production, state geologist Nick Tew said no such production or disposal work is going on in the area where the quakes are occurring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-13/swarm-earthquakes-rattles-ru
Macau ranks No. 1 in economic performance among world cities

...growth in economic output per person (2.6 percent) and employment (1.9 percent)."The recent rise in oil and gas production in North America partly explains the success of metropolitan areas like Calgary, Denver, Houston, and Tulsa, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/macau-ranks-no-1-economic-
Exxon sees abundant oil, gas far into future

...overestimating how much oil and gas is accessible in the shale formations that have fueled the U.S. boom in oil and gas production.Ken Cohen, Exxon's government and public affairs chief, says the studies "are not consonant with the facts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-09/exxon-sees-abundant-oil-ga
Exxon, Chevron post higher earnings despite low oil prices

...Exxon said it was on track to increase oil and gas production to the equivalent of 4 million barrels of oil per...reverse years of sliding output. Exxon's oil and gas production fell 4.7 percent in the third quarter from the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/exxon-chevron-post-higher-