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Severe storms blamed for 2 deaths

...trees, according to the National Weather Service. And in Texas, lightning was suspected in a fire that set ablaze an oil well site near Longview.Authorities said the storms dumped enough rain in Tennessee to cause some street flooding in Chattanooga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-14/severe-storms-blamed-2-deaths
Georgia, small investors getting in on globalization

...when it was very difficult for individuals to gain access to a grid of asset classes," he said.For example, buying oil wells and real estate directly takes deep pockets and a long-term horizon because there has traditionally been no way to buy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-07/georgia-small-investors-ge
Global reach called key to investing

...when it was very difficult for individuals to gain access to a grid of asset classes," he said.For example, buying oil wells and real estate directly takes deep pockets and a long-term horizon because there has traditionally been no way to buy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/global-reach-called-key-in
Federal government acknowledges gaps in oil well inspections

WASHINGTON - The federal agency tasked with managing oil and gas development on Wednesday acknowledged it needed to do more to improve oversight of drilling.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-14/federal-government-acknowl
Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

WASHINGTON - The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination, congressional investigators say.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-11/federal-government-failed-
Fracking bonanza tempting to Amish

...forward to the added income a lease can bring.Local leaders in Ohio say nearly every farmer in the region has an old oil well, so it was no surprise when energy companies came knocking to drill shale wells.About 45 percent of the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-07-12/fracking-bonanza-temptin
Obama says tapping petroleum reserve is an option

...Republicans blame Obama's policies for the high gas prices, pointing to the slow pace of permitting for new offshore oil wells in the wake of the massive Gulf spill and an Obama-imposed moratorium on new deepwater exploration, though experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-11/obama-says-tapping-petrole
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Lawmakers pledge that harbor will be deepened

...president. I made it clear to him that none of their nominees are going forward, that the squeaky wheel seems to get the oil. Well nobody's going forward in the Senate until we address this."Already, some of the larger ships that need more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
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Gadhafi's fall could mean lower gas prices in Augusta

...considerable amount of oil production because of the rebellion, and rebel leaders say that after they are in charge, those oil wells will be back in operation."Can they ramp it up? We'll just have to wait and see, but they are definitely saying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-08-22/gadhafis-fall-could-mean-l
Georgia inspectors on lookout for substandard gasoline

...2-3 percent are out of compliance," Au said.Fuel impurities can originate from many steps in the journey between oil well and a car's gas tank, according to Wolf H. Hoch, president of Technology Resources International Inc., a Sterling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-09-12/georgia-inspectors-lookout-s