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From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...The impact is seen in Standard & Poor's GSCI commodities index: The index, reflecting prices of 24 items, including crude oil, copper and cattle, shrank 19 percent from July through September.The slowdown in China is in part the result of a...
Nation and World
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...essentially doing neither," he said.Seven years in the making, Obama's decision to reject the Keystone pipeline to carry crude oil from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast was not a foregone conclusion, at least not initially. From one perspective the...
Nation and World
Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...the tricky task of making sure the crude oil targeted for the pipeline still gets...prices.The U.S. imports more crude oil from Canada than from any other country...the absence of access to Canadian crude oil," he said.For many proponents...
Nation and World
Oil collapse tests US colleges as donors dry up

...who raised hundreds of millions of dollars for Texas A&M University for three decades before retiring last year. Crude oil prices Monday were at about $46.The University of Oklahoma has scaled back a planned $370 million renovation to its...
Keystone backers eye Obama's successor to make the call

...where it will connect with existing pipelines carrying crude oil to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast. Another drop in oil prices. Once topping $100 a barrel, crude oil has fallen to less than $50, making the business of...
Nation and World
Review begins for Shell's proposed oil-by-rail project

...existing railroad tracks to handle about 60,000 barrels of crude oil a day, or a maximum of six trains a week. Trains would bring crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota to replace some...
Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish to even very low levels of crude oil can develop heart defects.Herring...salmon juveniles that were exposed to crude oil as embryos grew slower and swam slower...spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil. At the time, it was the largest...
US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

...with the possibility of slowing demand in China, the commodity markets once again took the brunt of the hit.U.S. crude oil fell $3.79 to close at $45.41 a barrel in New York. Brent Crude, a benchmark for international oils used by many...
Nation and World
Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn

...Chatanika River valley.There, scientists were spilling crude oil in a manmade water basin and torching it from above...oil-spill workers dumped 10 five-gallon buckets of crude oil obtained from a Trans-Alaska Pipeline System tap in...
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...The Exxon Valdez spilled roughly 11 million gallons of crude oil. It was the nation's largest oil spill until the average of 496,571 barrels of Alaska North Slope crude oil per day. Tankers carry the oil to West Coast refineries...


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