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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Fight over Keystone XL project doesn't stall oil pipeline boom

While the Keystone project awaits a final decision, scenes like these are unfolding almost every week in lesser-known developments that have quietly added more than 11,600 miles of pipeline to the nation's domestic oil network.

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Egypt, Siemens to massively increase power generation capacity

Siemens and the Egyptian government have reached firm agreements to build a 4.4 GW combined-cycle powerplant and install wind power capacity of 2 GW.

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Oil refinery workers reach tentative agreement with Shell

The union and Royal Dutch Shell have been negotiating a contract that would serve as a blueprint for agreements with other refiners.

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GasLog Ltd. acquires two liquefied natural gas carriers from BG Group

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Williams seeks FERC approval for gas pipeline expansion

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Productivity Commission: Red tape and market intervention threaten natural gas benefits

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City of Hermann sues power commissions over coal plant costs

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Trina Solar announces shipment of solar power modules to Anesco in the UK

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Productivity Commission: Red tape and market intervention threaten natural gas benefits

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North Dakota joining Wyoming lawsuit against federal hydraulic fracturing rules

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Total sells stake in exploration and production blocks in Nigeria

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California city hit by gas explosion backs tougher penalty

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Hadrian South offshore production field comes on-stream in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

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