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For the past five years, progress in extracting gas and oil from shale deposits has been revolutionizing the energy industry in the United States. Now, a new report…

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Some people herald it as the start of a new dawn, and others condemn it as a potential environmental disaster.I am talking of course about shale gas and…

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On 14 November, South Sudan President Salva Kiir declared during a meeting he held in Juba with visiting Kenyan deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta that his country's oil production will…

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