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Greenland Exploration Plans Left Behind by Ailing BP

In the face of the recent Gulf of Mexico disaster, British energy and exploration giant BP was forced to put a stop to its ambitious plans of delving further into the bountiful Greenland. The company’s representatives announced today that they have officially withdrawn their bid for a drilling license, and instead will focus their energies on dealing with the spill’s aftermath.

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Atlas Pipeline Partners Leases Land in Largest U.S. Natural Gas Discovery

Although many companies, such as BP, sell assets to create ‘emergency funds’, Atlas Pipeline Partners has done so in order to lease land and create facilities on the largest natural gas deposit in the United States, called the Marcellus formation, located on the East Coast in the states of Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia.

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Africa to Draw Benefit from Gulf Spill

Africa, increasingly the new frontier for oil and gas exploration worldwide stands to profit greatly from the tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

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Safety Violations Implicated in BP Oil Spill

Federal hearings last week revealed a number of safety violations that may have contributed to the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. It appears that the maintenance and safety equipment on board the oilrig were out of date. Electronics technician, Michael Williams, testified that the emergency alarms were disabled several weeks prior to the explosion, which resulted [...]

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