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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
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
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Marines push north along "Ambush Alley," fighting Iraqis and handing out aid packets

...near a bridge on the city's western edge. Basra, Iraq's main seaport, is the heart of the country's southern oil facilities. A mostly Shiite Muslim city of about 1.3 million people, many in Basra may oppose Saddam's Sunni Muslim regime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/31/ira_474780.shtml
XXX Iraq
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
Oil prices jump past $66; energy futures rise

...issue poses a threat of supply disruption in a major oil-producing country." Analysts also said recent attacks on oil facilities in Nigeria - Africa's leading oil exporter and the fifth-biggest source of U.S. oil imports - were supporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/18/bus_46797.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
Letters
Big Oil will report big profits

...Tuesday as fears eased over the threat of Hurricane Wilma, with the strengthening storm looking more likely to avoid oil facilities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Light, sweet crude for November delivery fell $1.16 to settle at $63.20 a barrel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/19/bus_13456.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
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
Business
Strong economic data push stocks to advance

...gold prices moved lower. Crude oil futures rose as investors worried about potential damage from Hurricane Emily to oil facilities in the Gulf of Mexico. A barrel of light crude settled at $58.09, up 29 cents, on the New York Mercantile Exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/16/bus_458737.shtml
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