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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
More studies of health effects of Gulf War oil fires needed

WASHINGTON -- A study of the health effects of oil well fires on servicemen and women during the Gulf War says...But those highly visible, irritating effects of the oil well fires were caused by carbon particles and oil droplets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/06/tec_244000.shtml
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Pennsylvania oil region drills for tourists

...fuel for noisy engines that operated oil well pumps. Steam locomotives rumbled...landmark is a replica of Drake's oil well at Drake Well Museum, a state historic...The man who dug the first successful oil well became largely forgotten. Drake lived...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/17/ent_204181.shtml
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Pennsylvania oil region drills for tourists

...fuel for noisy engines that operated oil well pumps. Steam locomotives rumbled...landmark is a replica of Drake's oil well at Drake Well Museum, a state historic...The man who dug the first successful oil well became largely forgotten. Drake lived...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/16/ent_204129.shtml
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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
Growing Gulf oil spill damage stuns UGA researchers

...weeks ago that much of the oil gushing from a blown-out oil well deep in the Gulf of Mexico remained below the surface...mixed with sea water that have been pouring out of a broken oil well since a BP-owned drilling rig, the Deepwater Horizon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-07/growing-gulf-oil-spill-damag
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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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Securities scams target the elderly

...year and a half. Then there were would-be entrepreneurs seeking seed money to patent promising new products, dig an oil well or raise rabbits for fur. All drew investments from scores of Americans, mostly senior citizens, and all were bogus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/10/fin_390199.shtml
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Securities scams target the elderly

...year and a half. Then there were would-be entrepreneurs seeking seed money to patent promising new products, dig an oil well or raise rabbits for fur. All drew investments from scores of Americans, mostly senior citizens, and all were bogus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/08/bus_389581.shtml
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Responds to Iraqi war letter

...sounds like simply a cry to me - from the same crybabies of the Vietnam era. I think the Iraq thing has more to do with being a threat to America than anything else, but if we get the oil, well, that's OK, too. Ron Mathis, Martinez, Ga.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/04/let_356632.shtml
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