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Thousands of Veterans Head to Standing Rock to Form ‘Human Shield’ Between Cops and Protesters

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

TheFreeThoughtProject.com December 1, 2016 Standing Rock, ND — (RT) More than 2,000 US military veterans have formed Veterans Stand for Standing Rock and plan to act as a human shield around protesters demonstrating against the Dakotas Access Pipeline. Over 2,000 members of Veterans Stand for Standing Rock are planning to travel to a campsite... »

Massive Explosion Rocks One Of Italy’s Largest Oil Refineries

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Dec 1, 2016 According to local press, a massive explosion has rocked one of Italy’s biggest oil refineries in Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi, near Pavia, about 40km south of Milan. Local authorities have ordered residents to stay indoors while an emergency plan is activated. The Department of Civil Protection in the... »

Russia Refuses To Disclose From What Level It Will Cut Production; Will Cut “Only Gradually Due To Technical Issues”

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Nov 30, 2016 Today’s “OPEC deal” snowjob continued with the statement by Russian energy minister Novak, who moments ago have a press conference in which he praised the production cut conclusion, however, two key aspects of Russia’s contribution to the non-OPEC stood out. First, the energy minister said that Russia... »

Sheriffs Across US Refusing To Send Police And Equipment To DAPL As Outrage And Costs Grow

Monday, November 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Claire Bernish ActivistPost.com NOVEMBER 28, 2016 In response to an increasingly furious public outcry, sheriffs from around the country have refused to send personnel and equipment to assist the Morton County Sheriff’s Department in guarding construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. A massive campaign of angry phone calls and indignant emails to departments... »

‘We stand strong’: Standing Rock water protectors defy Army Corps’ threat of camp eviction (VIDEO)

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 27 Nov, 2016 Standing Rock activists said they would continue to stand their ground in the fight against the crude oil Dakota Access Pipeline, in defiance of a US Army Corps notice which stated that the location of a protest camp will be out of bounds from December 5. Supporters of indigenous tribes... »

North Dakota Native Protesters Set to Mark Thanksgiving Under Government Siege

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 24.11.2016 While US citizens cook Turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner tables, Native American protesters in North Dakota continue being seriously injured in clashes with heavily-weaponized security forces. Thanksgiving Day is commonly associated in America with the Pilgrims and “the Indians” sitting down to a big harvest feast in 1621 to celebrate a peace treaty.... »

“It Feels Like A Warzone”: 400 North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Clash With Police; 167 Injured

Monday, November 21, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Nov 21, 2016 Some 400 protesters, opposed to a North Dakota oil pipeline project they say threatens water resources and sacred tribal lands, clashed with police who fired tear gas at the scene of a similar confrontation last month. A total of 167 demonstrators have been injured according to a... »

It Gets Ugly in Houston

Friday, November 18, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Wolf Richter WolfStreet.com November 18, 2016 Auto Sales, Construction Get Totally Crushed. When the oil bust started in July 2014, it was just a blip. By 2015, bankruptcies were cascading through the oil patch. In early 2016, with WTI down over 70% from its pre-bust levels, it got even worse. But the price... »

The largest oil deposit ever found in America was just discovered in Texas

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Paul Martin

Akin Oyedele BusinessInsider.com Nov. 16, 2016 An estimated average of 20 billion barrels of oil and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids are available for the taking in the Wolfcamp shale, which is in the Midland Basin portion of Texas’ Permian Basin. Based on a West Texas Intermediate crude oil price of $45... »

Oil Fades After Iraq, Iran And Nigeria Oil Ministers All Decide To Skip OPEC Doha Meeting

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Nov 16, 2016 In yet another sign that behind the frequently blasted OPEC headlines meant to suggest a sense of OPEC unity yet which do nothing more than incite a short squeeze (as even Morgan Stanley has now admitted), there is far less cohesion, moments ago we learned that Nigeria’s... »

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