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  1. UPDATE 1-Shell wants to resume drilling in Arctic this summer

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    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Oil major Shell wants to revive its Arctic oil drilling programme this year after a near two-year suspension, angering environmentalists who say the risk of an oil spill is too high.

  2. U.S. Supreme Court rejects BP executive's appeal

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by a former BP Plc executive who contested whether he can be charged with obstruction of Congress for downplaying the severity of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill .

  3. Some homes near Montana oil spill report dark ooze after flushing taps

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    Fri, 23 Jan 2015

    (Reuters) - Residents of a Montana town whose water supply was tainted by an oil pipeline rupture last week got the all-clear on Friday to turn taps back on, though some reported brown or black material spurting from faucets even after their pipes were flushed.

  4. Montana town's water quality improving days after oil spill

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    Thu, 22 Jan 2015

    (Reuters) - A Montana town's water supply, contaminated by oil from a breached pipeline over the weekend, may be safe for drinking again by Friday, state officials said, after tests showed a drop in concentrations of a cancer-causing petrochemical.

  5. BP asks for lower fine in penalty phase of Gulf spill trial

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - BP Plc, citing low oil prices, tried to whittle away at $13.7 billion in potential fines under the Clean Water Act on Tuesday as the penalty phase started in its trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill .

  6. UPDATE 2-BP asks for lower fine in penalty phase of Gulf spill trial

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    NEW ORLEANS, Jan 20 (Reuters) - BP Plc, citing low oil prices, tried to whittle away at $13.7 billion in potential fines under the Clean Water Act on Tuesday as the penalty phase started in its trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill .

  7. UPDATE 1-No immediate restart planned for pipeline shuttered after Montana oil spill

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    Jan 20 (Reuters) - Bridger Pipeline LLC said on Tuesday it has no timeline for reopening a pipeline that breached over the weekend and spilled crude oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive,...

  8. RPT-Pipeline expected to remain closed after oil spill in Montana

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    Jan 20 (Reuters) - A small but heavily subscribed pipeline that transports 42,000 barrels a day of crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region is expected to remain closed on Tuesday after a weekend...

  9. BP to push for lower fine in penalty phase of Gulf spill trial

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    NEW ORLEANS, Jan 20 (Reuters) - BP Plc will try to whittle away at $13.7 billion in potential fines under the Clean Water Act as the penalty phase starts on Tuesday in its trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill .

  10. Pipeline expected to remain closed after oil spill in Montana

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    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    Jan 20 (Reuters) - A small but heavily subscribed pipeline that transports 42,000 barrels a day of crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region is expected to remain closed on Tuesday after a weekend...

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