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Crude futures gain as oil terror worries stick

...nervous following weekend attacks targeting Iraqi oil facilities. Nymex light, sweet crude futures set for June delivery...economy." Market participants said the fact that Iraqi oil facilities remained so vulnerable was worrying, but many weren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/27/bus_413575.shtml
Business
Oil prices jump as Hurricane Rita nears

...rose more than $1 a barrel Wednesday as traders braced for the possibility that Hurricane Rita could smash into key oil facilities in Texas. Workers fled oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico less than a month after Hurricane Katrina tore through the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/22/bus_6017.shtml
Business
Crude oil futures top $41 per barrel on terror fears

...barrel Wednesday afternoon in New York for the first time since early June amid new fears about terrorist attacks on oil facilities and bullish inventory data. Prices spent much of the morning in the red, but jumped amid reports that foreign oil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/15/bus_422190.shtml
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Crude oil prices decrease

...bin Laden urged militants to strike Saudi Arabian oil facilities. They also monitored the forced sale of Russian oil...following earlier attacks on foreigners working in oil facilities in Yanbu and al-Khokar. In Russia, a previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/21/bus_437706.shtml
Business
Higher oil prices erase early gains

...buildup of heating oil and distillate stocks. Concerns about a drawdown in crude oil and a tropical storm threatening oil facilities pushed crude futures to a new record. A barrel of light crude surged $1.61 to settle at $67.32 on the New York...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/25/bus_4530.shtml
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Terrorists' new target

...al-Qaida. Attacks on the kingdom's oil facilities will continue until "our territories...operations. This month, Nigeria's oil facilities have been hampered by terrorist attacks. Get used to it. Oil facilities worldwide are going to come under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/05/edi_67182.shtml
Editorials
Halliburton acknowledges kickback allegations in Iraq contract

...allegations involve KBR's contract to supply U.S. Army troops in Iraq, not its separate contract to rebuild Iraqi oil facilities and deliver gasoline to civilians. Pentagon auditors are seeking a criminal probe into findings that KBR and Kuwaiti...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/24/bus_402111.shtml
Business
Iraq exports first oil to world markets since war

...to repair battered infrastructure - including its oil facilities - and rebuild an economy devastated by more than 12...equipment is old due to the trade sanctions and many oil facilities were looted after the war. The United Nations voted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/23/bus_379220.shtml
Business
Saudi pledge to raise output fails to calm crude oil prices

...oil giant Yukos faces a multibillion dollar back-tax bill. Other factors included the temporary shutdown of some oil facilities in the Gulf of Mexico due to Tropical Storm Bonnie and, most of all, the belief that there is not enough spare production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/13/bus_425126.shtml
Business
There's good news in Iraq, too

...way in Iraq, including the schools listed above plus 67 public clinics, 15 hospitals, 83 railroad stations, 22 oil facilities, 93 water facilities and 69 electrical facilities. This information can be verified on the U.S. Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/let_39930.shtml
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