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USA Today

U.S. airlines are chafing under the added costs of a jet fuel shortage at London Heathrow airport, and travelers to Great Britain may face fewer flight options as a result. "There could be very serious disruptions" in the not-too-distant fu

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Associated Press

In the two years since oil reservoirs were discovered off Cuba's coast, Canadian, Chinese, Indian and Norwegian companies have lined up to explore the potentially lucrative Caribbean waters. U.S. corporations have watched the activity less than 6

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Updated: 2006-01-23 05:44 - (China Daily)

An experimental device that aims to generate clean energy using nuclear fusion will be built in the next few months in Hefei, capital city of East China's Anhui Province.

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Associated Press

Exxon Mobil Corp. posted record profits for any US company— $10.71 billion for the 4th quarter and $36.13 billion for the year— as the world's biggest publicly traded oil company benefited from high oil and natural-gas prices and solid demand for

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By Michael Liedtke, AP Business Writer

While many families struggle to make ends meet, there is one lucky family that is doing very well. Meet the Chevron executive family ...

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LiveScience.com

Producing a gallon of ethanol gas from corn requires 95 percent less petroleum than producing a gallon from fossil fuels. "It is better to use various inputs to grow corn and make ethanol and use that in your cars than it is to use the gasoline

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Agence France Presse

A Russian proposal to carry out sensitive nuclear fuel work outside Iran to allay fears Tehran is seeking the bomb is "not sufficient" for the Iranians. Talks with Moscow on the complex initiative—which involves enriching Iranian uranium o

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Agence France Presse

"In case of sanctions, other countries will suffer as well as Iran," Oil Minister Davoud Danesh-Jafari said. "One of the consequences will be the unleashing of a crisis in the oil sector and particularly a price hike." Iran, the n

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Christian Science Monitor

Threats like this are increasingly being carried out - helping drive oil to $66 per barrel this week. Four international oil workers were taken hostage by armed men in speedboats last week. Nigeria's production has dropped by nearly 10 percent.

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By Tom Ashby - Reuters

LAGOS (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is considering withdrawing more staff from the west of Nigeria's delta region after attacks by militants who threatened on Monday to wreak more destruction on the leading OPEC oil exporter.

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Reuters

Waste products make a better biofuel than traditional British crops such as rapeseed and grain because of the energy it takes to grow them, a former chairman of Shell Trading and Transport said. [duh]

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The Christian Science Monitor

The Russian energy giant Gazprom cut off Ukraine's share of the gas flowing through the Friendship Pipeline that carries about 80 percent of Russian gas exports through Ukraine to the West.

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