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Three groups that support the Dakota Access crude-oil pipeline and similar oil and gas transportation projects separately expressed concerns on Oct. 11 after protesters broke into facilities near the Canadian border and elsewhere and tried to close pipeline valves manually.

A US House of Representatives committee chairman asked the Securities and Exchange Commission for information regarding the financial regulatory agency's recently reported investigation of ExxonMobil Corp.

Alaska's government formally nominated the Beaufort and Chukchi seas and Cook Inlet for inclusion in the 2017-22 federal Outer Continental Shelf management program being prepared by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. 

Maersk Oil, a wholly owned subsidiary of AP Moller-Maersk AS of Copenhagen, started drilling the first production well on Sept. 28 in the company-operated Culzean field in the UK North Sea.

Amid some concerns that parts of the Obama administration may be trying to stifle US natural gas production growth to help address global climate change, the White House's National Economic Council quietly acknowledged that US manufacturers saved about $22 billion from 2006 to 2013 "due to abundant, inexpensive shale gas."


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