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Pipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-off

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 1:46pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. (...)
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Pipeline operator defends its shutdown procedure

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 1:24pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. (...)
Categories: Business News, Oil

Pipeline operator defends its shutdown procedure

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:41pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. (...)
Categories: Business News, Oil

Pipeline operator defends its shutdown procedure

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:43am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operator of the oil pipeline the spilled thousands of gallons of crude on the California coast says it had a safe shutdown process in place. (...)
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Pipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-off

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 9:45am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. (...)
Categories: Business News, Oil

Fire on coastal Louisiana oil platform extinguished

AP-heads-latest5-business-oil - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:30am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana's coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said. (...)
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Fire on coastal Louisiana oil platform extinguished

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:30am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana's coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said. (...)
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Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt US economy

AP-heads-latest5-business-oil - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 2:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) — If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. (...)
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Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt US economy

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 2:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) — If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. (...)
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California oil spill harder to clean up in choppy waters

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:15pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the California coast is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said as more dead animals were discovered. (...)
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Choppy slick is harder to clean up; more oily animals found

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 5:21pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animals were discovered on the Santa Barbara coast. (...)
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Choppy slick is harder to clean up; more oily animals found

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:41pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animals were discovered on the Santa Barbara coast. (...)
Categories: Business News, Oil

Choppy slick is harder to clean up; more oily animals found

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:29pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animals were discovered on the Santa Barbara coast. (...)
Categories: Business News, Oil

Dead animals found in oil spill: 3 pelicans, 1 dolphin

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:43pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a dead dolphin and three dead pelicans have been found near the area of an oil spill on the California coast. (...)
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Dead animals found in oil spill: 3 pelicans, 1 dolphin

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:32pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a dead dolphin and three dead pelicans have been found near the area of an oil spill on the California coast. (...)
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Dead animals found in oil spill: 3 pelicans, 1 dolphin

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:45pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A veterinarian says a dead dolphin and three dead pelicans have been found in the area of an oil spill on the California coast. (...)
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Coast Guard: Fire on Gulf oil platform; 28 workers evacuated

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:13pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An early morning fire forced evacuation of 28 workers from an oil rig off Louisiana's coast early Friday. (...)
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Coast Guard: Fire on Gulf oil platform; 28 workers evacuated

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:57am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fire on an oil platform off Louisiana's coast is still burning. (...)
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Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:28am
The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipeline accidents. (...)
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Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

AP-heads-latest-OPEC - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:48am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. (...)
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