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Finding Ways To Keep Your Electricity Bill Low In The Texas Heat

CBS 11 Storm Team meteorologists say today could be the hottest day of the year so far, but even if temperatures don’t reach the triple-digits the forecast has the heat index well over 100-degrees.

CBSDFW.COM–07/13/2015

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9 Deaths Lead To Warning About Inhaling Chemicals At Oil Well Sites

All of the deaths involved workers at crude production tanks. Colorado and North Dakota each had three deaths and Texas, Oklahoma and Montana each had one death.

05/18/2015

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Top 5 Surprising Ways To Boost Your Energy

Between work, children, and a lack of sleeping; many of us just don’t have any energy left. While eating healthy, exercising, and sleeping more will go a long ways there are some other quick and perhaps surprising (non-caffeinated) ways to boost your energy levels.

CBS 11–05/01/2015

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US Running Out Of Room To Store Oil; Price Collapse Next?

The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

03/03/2015

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Congress Clears Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Setting Up Veto

The Republican-controlled Congress approved a bill Wednesday to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.

02/11/2015

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Exxon, Chevron Set To Boost Production Just As Prices Fall

The company said it earned $6.57 billion in the quarter, the lowest since the first quarter of 2010, on revenue of $87.28 billion. Last year Exxon earned $8.35 billion on revenue of $110.86 billion.

02/02/2015

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Exxon Sees Abundant Oil & Gas In Future

North America will be supplying the world with oil and other liquid hydrocarbons by the end of this decade, according to Exxon Mobil’s annual long-term energy forecast.

12/09/2014

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Oil Boom Brings New Focus To Univ. Of Texas’ Land

he University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year.

11/28/2014

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EPA: Texas Coal Plants Should Spend $2B To Cut Emissions

Federal regulators are proposing that the largest coal-powered plants in Texas invest $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, a measure energy companies are likely to resist.

11/24/2014

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Senate Democrats Reject Bill To Build Keystone XL Pipeline

The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Senate’s 59-41 vote Tuesday night was a nail-biter to the end.

11/18/2014

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Low Oil Prices Send Chills Through Oil Patch

Oil has averaged $96 a barrel over the past four years, fueling more drilling, more hiring, and bigger appetites in North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma and elsewhere. Now oil has hit a rough patch, plunging to $80 from $107

11/03/2014

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Perry Seeks Unlimited Natural Gas And Oil Exports

Gov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies threatened by Russia’s control of European natural gas supplies.

10/08/2014

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