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NWI.com, May 1, 2015

Nearly 3 months into a strike that has affected more than 15 facilities across the country, BP and the United Steelworkers union have reached a tentative labor agreement that, if approved by the local union members, would end the strike BP's refinery in Whiting, Indiana.

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Fuel Fix, May 1, 2015

Midstream giant Enterprise Products Partners will team up with Occidental Petroleum Corp. to build a natural gas processing plant in the Delaware Basin.

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CSB, May 1, 2015

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will hold a public business meeting on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, to address several mission related issues including the status of an investigation plan, protocol and governance policies.

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AFPM, April 29, 2015

According to a Report recently release by the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, a survey accounting for 61% of of U.S. refining capacity has revealed the our nation's refiners are not capacity constrained to using the growing production of superlight domestic crude.

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Technip, April 29, 2015

Technip has been awarded a Project Management Consultancy (PMC) contract on a reimbursable basis, for the upgrading of the Basra refinery in Iraq.

Enbridge, TransCanada, Kinder Morgan Working Together to Evaluate Aerial-Based Pipeline Safety Technologies
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Enbridge, April 29, 2015

Three North American pipeline industry leaders have signed a Joint Industry Partnership (JIP) agreement to conduct research into aerial-based leak detection technologies, in the interest of enhancing across-the-board pipeline safety.

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United Steelworkers, April 29, 2015

The United Steelworkers Union (USW) says LyondellBasell Houston Refining falsely declared impasse in talks with the union for a new contract and illegally implemented its rejected “last, best and final” offer.

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AFPM, April 29, 2015

The American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) association's 2015 Reliability and Maintenance Conference is less than a month away!

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UPI, April 29, 2015

Pipeline companies Kinder Morgan, Enbridge and TransCanada each committed $200,000 to fund laboratory research and field trials to find ways to discover crude oil or other hydrocarbon leaks.

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nwi.com, April 29, 2015

BP and United Steelworkers Local 7-1 have settled their differences nearly three months into a strike that galvanized the local labor movement and slashed the household incomes of around 1,100 Northwest Indiana families.

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Press Release, April 28, 2015

Dedicated to electromagnetic inspection technologies, Eddyfi has announced the launch of Reddy™.

Drones Have Proven Valuable to O&G Inspection Industry
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Rigzone, April 27, 2015

Unmanned Aerial Systems, commonly referred to as drones, are proving to be valuable tools for inspecting structures and equipment in the Oil and Gas industry.

Petrobras Shuts Down Four Offshore Platforms After Discovering Pipeline Leak
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MercoPress, April 27, 2015

Petrobras has halted production on four platforms off the north-east coast of Brazil after discovering a pipeline linking them had developed a leak.

Siemens Analytical Products and Solutions Business Expands in Houston
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Press Release, April 23, 2015

Siemens Analytical Products and Solutions, located in Houston, has expanded its operations by relocating to a larger facility. The new facility is 70,000 square feet in production, warehouse, office and customer training space.

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Oil and Gas Journal, April 23, 2015

A California superior court has cleared the way for Chevron Corp. to proceed without further delay in executing its long-planned, $1-billion project to modernize operations at the company’s 257,000-b/d refinery in Richmond, California. California’s Contra Costa County Superior Court has also discharged a writ of mandamus and subsequent injunction that had halted construction on the project since 2009.

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