4 injured in natural gas tank blast in Wyoming

An explosion at a natural gas storage tank injured four workers on Tuesday in western Wyoming, authorities said.

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BP starts major pipeline project construction in Azerbaijan

British Petroleum's Azerbaijan International Operating Company said it has begun construction of the Azeri pipeline project, according to a company release. At the Southern Gas Corridor, the pipeline is expected to eventually transport 16 billion cubic meters per year of gas from the Shah Deniz gas field, the largest natural gas field in Azerbaijan and one of the biggest in the world.

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Major renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns

A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, would be carved from an underground salt deposit to hold huge volumes of compressed air.

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Angola LNG plant project delayed

Construction of a liquefied natural gas plant in Angola has halted after numerous design and mechanical problems, Reuters reported. 

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India's top court recalls 214 of 218 coal fields amid scandal

India's top court said Wednesday that private companies will have to return most of the coal fields allocated to them by the government since 1993 under a corruption prone bidding system.

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China's coal ban ruffles industry

China has announced it will cease the import and local sale of low-grade thermal coal, which is primarily used for heating and power generation, in key coastal regions starting January 2015.

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