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Standing Rock Sioux Chair on Militarized Repression & Ongoing Lawsuit to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline
Austria: Shale oil production ongoing despite foreign withdrawals following sanctions – Novak
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Austria: Shale oil production ongoing despite foreign withdrawals following sanctions – Novak

We are indeed stimulating the production of ‘Hard-to-Recover’ oil – we call it ‘Hard-to-Recover’ rather than ‘shale oil’. These are deposits like the Bazhenov or Achimov Formations. These are huge oil reserves in Russia, however we are working them secondarily,

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Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway
Yes We KONY [RAP NEWS 12]
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Yes We KONY [RAP NEWS 12]

Welcome dear viewers, to the show; It’s only the start of 2012, but already, coast to coast we hear reports that humanity has evolved, globally now that we know the cause of all our woes – Joseph Kony. The world’s

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Saudi Arabia slashing oil output after drone strikes: Report
Iran seizes tugboat with Filipino crew, threatens to ramp up nuclear activity
Fracking explained: opportunity or danger
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Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

What is hydraulic fracturing – or fracking ? Since the industrial revolution our energy consumption has risen unceasingly. The majority of this energy consumption is supplied by fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Recently there has been a lot

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It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean
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It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

I’m on an island near the North Pole and I’m here to find out who owns the Arctic. As the ice melts more and more in this region, you can see just how dramatic the ice has been shrinking. One

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The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz
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The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

So for a long time oil has played a special role in American foreign policy and military strategy. Oil is a uniquely important commodity in global affairs. It’s an input to everything in our modern way of life; it’s very

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