Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.

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Angola LNG plant closure stokes fear of oil output decline

Following the closure of a critical liquefied natural gas plant in Angola, crude oil shipments from the nation may be reduced by 50,000 barrels per day, or about 3 percent of its daily output, Reuters reported.

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Statoil president and CEO Helge Lund resigns

President and CEO Helge Lund has informed Statoil's board of directors that he will resign.

 

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NET Power announces launch of zero emission gas power project

NET Power, LLC, the developer of a new, emissions-free, natural gas power generation technology, today announced the funding and completion of major project agreements for its first-of-a-kind power plant. 

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Oil and gas: North Dakota produced record amount in August

The North Dakota Industrial Commission says the state produced a record 35 million barrels of oil in August.

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GE to supply 750 MW combined-cycle power plant in Iraq

GE has signed a contract with ENKA to supply power generation equipment for a new 750-megawatt combined-cycle plant being developed by Qaiwan Group in Iraq. 

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