Hopes, fears, doubts surround Cuba's oil and gas future

One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba's northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action.

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Algeria calls for OPEC to cut oil production

Algeria's oil minister on Sunday called on OPEC to cut production and raise the price of oil, which has plunged dramatically in the last six months.

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MIT: The future of fusion power

The next two years in MIT’s Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering may see fusion research embark on a landmark period of innovation.

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Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

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Puerto Rico utility sued for over $1B in alleged overcharges

Puerto Rico's heavily indebted power company was slapped Tuesday with a federal class-action lawsuit alleging the agency joined several international oil companies in overcharging customers in the U.S. territory by more than $1 billion.

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BP, Maersk to open offshore rig crew training center

BP and Maersk training announced they are working together to provide offshore rig crew training in Houston. BP awarded Maersk, which has doubled its training operations in the last three years, a five-year training contract earlier this year.

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