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Unions back drilling boom

...Statistics says total employment in the nation's oil and gas industry rose from about 120,000 in early 2004 to about...last month. Less than 10 percent of full-time oil and gas industry workers are represented by unions.Alex Paris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-20/unions-back-drilling-boom
Fan notes: Out for a buck

...to see a hook shot up close."The two friends, who have more than 10 years of transactional experience in the oil and gas industry, have made a tradition of visiting Augusta Na tional each spring for the past three years.Their routine started...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/fan-notes-out-buck
Obama administration drives ahead with new cleaner gas rule

...environmental accomplishment in his second term. The oil and gas industry, meanwhile, panned the move, calling it gratuitous...American Petroleum Institute, which represents the oil and gas industry, pointed to studies it has commissioned estimating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/obama-administration-drive
Swan Racing's Davis sets the tone for team's improbable spots in Daytona 500

...Nothing's textbook about the way we do anything," Davis said. "There's a lot of things in my industry, the oil and gas industry, the fund-raising industry, where I was the first to do a lot of things. I like it that way. I have all the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-02-21/swan-racings-davis-sets-to
Obama, Boehner discuss 'fiscal cliff' by phone

...raising rates. The list includes limiting the tax deductions taken by upper-income taxpayers, raising taxes on the oil and gas industry and curbing or eliminating the deductibility of tax-exempt bonds.Separately, in a bit of political theater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-05/obama-boehner-discuss-fisc
SRS nuke waste has value, expert says

...officials at border crossings and ports to stop nuclear material from being smuggled in. It's also used by the oil and gas industry and in medical imaging.Michalske also pointed to americium-241, which is extracted as plutonium is processed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-17/srs-nuke-waste-has-value-expe
Gulf plan would tap employment reserve

...the study finds that, on average, more than three jobs are created for each new direct hire in the Gulf's oil and gas industry. Drilling companies rely upon equipment ? drilling platforms, pipelines, and power cables ? that often is manufactured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-10-08/gulf-plan-would-
Auto engineers seek jobs in other sectors

...refinery in Detroit. Mr. Tester's nearly 20 years of auto experience gave him the foundation to switch to the oil and gas industry. "We already have the mindset and abilities to think along design engineering lines," he said. Years of downsizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/27/bus_549602.shtml
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Georgia senators support drilling

...South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia, and the Gulf coast of Florida. It would end tax breaks for the oil and gas industry to generate around $30 billion in revenue, with the money used to offset a massive investment in alternative energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/15/met_473547.shtml
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Obama will propose tax breaks for businesses

...by closing various corporate loopholes and levying targeted tax increases on big business, particularly on the oil and gas industry and multinational corporations.Some of these tax proposals were included in the budget Obama submitted to Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-09-07/obama-will-propose-tax-bre
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