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09.04.2014 Chevron to start exploration of shale gas at Romanian field soon

Officials of US company Chevron said the company would start the effective exploration of share gas deposits in Vaslui-based region at Pungesti within two weeks, Romania’s The Diplomat reported on April 8. The drilling process will take three months.

03.12.2013 Chevron Looks for Shale Gas in Romania, Braving Protests

Oil and gas company Chevron has re-started its exploration operations for shale gas in North – Eastern Romania, at Pungesti, around a month after pulling their equipment from the site in the face of local protests, reported on December 2.

20.11.2013 Libya Resumes Oil Exports from Western Port

Oil exports from Libya's western Mellitah port have resumed after protests ended, allowing a large oilfield to ramp up production and providing some respite from a crisis that has crippled its economy, Reuters reported on November 19.

15.11.2013 Protests at Libya Oil Ports Cost over USD 6bn

Protests at oil ports have cost Libya more than $6 billion and started hitting power supplies in the North African country, where political chaos is also affecting funding for wheat imports, Reuters reported on November 14, citing officials.

13.11.2013 Transcanada Faces Fresh Protest Over Pipeline

Oil giant TransCanada has struggled to get its Keystone XL pipeline built in the US and is facing fresh protest in Canada where activists fear a new pipeline could ultimately worsen climate change, Deutsche Welle reported on November 12.