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With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall

...to help boost consumer spending. So far, it hasn't. The economic impact has been mainly negative - layoffs by oil-industry states and cutbacks in investments by energy companies.As a result, economists have been downgrading their growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/economy-uncertain-no-fed-r
US drillers are fighting back against OPEC, low oil prices

...to drillers in North Dakota and Texas who brought the U.S. one of the biggest booms in the history of the global oil industry.Now they are fighting back.Companies are leaning on new techniques and technology to get more oil out of every well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/us-drillers-are-fighting-b
Price of oil falls again after 'head fake' rally; price of gas likely to follow

...oil is tumbling again, rattling an already-shaken oil industry and heralding lower prices for consumers.The price...third-biggest one-year increase in the history of the global oil industry, according to BP.That has pushed oil levels in storage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-13/price-oil-falls-again-afte
As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

While the Keystone project awaits a final decision, scenes like these are unfolding almost every week in lesser-known developments that have quietly added more than 11,600 miles of pipeline to the nation's domestic oil network.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-15/fight-over-keystone-xl-dra
Oil industry wants help with depressed prices

...intervene Thursday and help the oil industry survive the most severe economic...Natural Resources Committee on the oil industry's economic woes -- what some...analysts said. Still, while the oil industry suffers, others are benefiting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/29/bus_251629.shtml
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Exxon CEO says price of oil likely to remain low for years

...in U.S. production last year of 1.5 million barrels per day was the third largest in the history of the global oil industry, according to a recent report from BP. Meanwhile, weakening economic conditions in China, Japan and Europe slowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/exxon-ceo-says-price-oil-l
Report: Wind means more jobs, more energy for Carolinas

...mayor said.Hamilton Davis of the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League added that it's not just spills, but an oil industry could mean coastal refineries as in Louisiana and Texas.The federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management is reviewing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-14/report-wind-means-more-job
Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...Iran and elsewhere. A balance was struck: Increasing supplies from outside of OPEC and from Iraq's recovering oil industry helped meet rising demand around the world as other OPEC supplies waivered.But now those OPEC supplies look more certain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/oil-has-fallen-nearly-half
Oil industry traverses the slippery slope of collusion

...consumers have been skeptical of the oil industry long before Sen. Levin's Governmental...nonconclusive investigation into oil-industry collusion, the impact will be...campaign contributions from the oil industry. Reach Damon Cline at (706...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/05/bus_342480.shtml
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Oil industry wants delay in gas rules

...swath of north Georgia next year unless state regulators delay a plan to require cleaner gasoline, officials in the oil industry warned this week. But a top state environmental official said he doubts prices will spiral, and that the change is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/26/bus_354723.shtml
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