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Coke, meth and booze: The flip side of the fastest-growing US oil region

Coke, meth and booze: The flip side of the fastest-growing US oil region

20 days ago   |   Business Insider

Andrew Burton/Getty Images The Permian is the fastest growing oil region in the US. Some workers are using easily-accessible drugs and alcohol to get through long shifts. There...
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The US oil boom is delivering a surprise for traders - and it's costly

The US oil boom is delivering a surprise for traders - and it's costly

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Donna Carson The world's biggest oil traders are counting hefty losses. The price discount of US light crude doubled in a month, surprising trading desks, which have...
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A billionaire is sounding the alarm on a global gold shortage

A billionaire is sounding the alarm on a global gold shortage

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Tarmizy Harva The people responsible for supplying the world with gold say we are running out of it. Mining companies are no longer finding new deposits of gold to...
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Scientists have just discovered the world's oldest colour - and it's a billion-year-old bright pink

Scientists have just discovered the world's oldest colour - and it's a billion-year-old bright pink

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

The Australian National University. Science says the oldest colour in the world is bright pink. The colour was found in pigments extracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara...
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Trump keeps lashing out about rising oil prices - but he could be partly causing them

Trump keeps lashing out about rising oil prices - but he could be partly causing them

1 month ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Susan Walsh/AP Trump often tweets about OPEC and oil prices. He is scrambling to tame the oil rally before midterms. But analysts say it's his own policies that are pushing...
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Trump is fracturing OPEC

Trump is fracturing OPEC

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

AP Trump tweeted that Saudi Arabia would add 2 million barrels per day of supply. That confused oil markets - most analysts dismissed the statement. Trump's involvement with...
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The US's biggest shale basin hit pipeline bottlenecks at the worst possible time - and they're about to get worse

The US's biggest shale basin hit pipeline bottlenecks at the worst possible time - and they're about to get worse

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Thomson Reuters There are mounting oil supply outages around the world. On top of that, the IEA has acknowledged bottlenecks at the Permian. Those bottlenecks will only become...
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The US Shale boom isn't close to being over

The US Shale boom isn't close to being over

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Andrew Burton/Getty The number of units the US will produce in one month would break a record. But there are still shale issues, even with the boom. Capacity is one factor to...
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$100 oil isn't as painful as it used to be

$100 oil isn't as painful as it used to be

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Andrew Burton/Getty In the past, high oil prices weighed on the US economy but the shale revolution has made the US one of the largest oil producers. Higher oil price now...
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The US just broke another oil record

The US just broke another oil record

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

US oil production just jumped to over 10 million barrels per day. Over half of global oil production wil come from the US in the next 5 years. But the US one thing to get done...
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Netflix's latest rom-com, 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before,' has critics obsessed and a 93% score on Rotten Tomatoes

Netflix "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is the latest Netflix rom-com that critics are gushing over. In June, Netflix released "Set It Up," a formulaic rom-com about young... Read more ...

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