Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakota

Oil prices had risen on hopes of a US debt deal….but have dipped again since a deal was reached. “U.S. futures slid to their lowest since early July, as stockpiles in the Cushing, Oklahoma oil hub reversed a months-long decline and as signs of progress in talks over Iran’s nuclear program pressured prices.” [Reuters]

Petrobras workers are striking to protest foreign company involvement in the auction of the offshore Libra oil field. [Fuel Fix]

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is back in the office and back on twitter! And the twitterverse’s first reaction is a comment about his hair.

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