How An Engineer's Desperate Experiment Created Fracking

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Obama To Discuss Controversial Pipeline With Tribal Leaders

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Presidential Candidates Hold Starkly Different Views On Energy

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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip shakes the hands of First Nation leaders after they sign the Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion during an announcement on oil sands pipelines Thursday at the Musqueam Community Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ben Nelms/Reuters hide caption

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In The Oil Business, Why Timing Is Everything

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Khalid al-Falih is shown at a conference in Riyadh in January, when he was still chairman of Saudi Arabia's state oil giant, Saudi Aramco. He became the country's oil minister in May. Saudi Arabia has been looking to diversify its holdings, and Aramco is reportedly looking to buy an oil refinery near the port of Houston. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Saudi Arabia Diversifies, A Texas Oil Refinery May Be In Its Future

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It's pretty easy to buy a tank of gasoline. It's not so easy to buy a tanker of crude oil — actual, physical oil. But getting into the oil business seemed like the best way to see how it really works. Jess Jiang/NPR hide caption

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Supporters Speak Out In Favor Of Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

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Rallies Planned Across The Country To Support N.D. Oil Pipeline Protesters

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Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Cannon Ball, N.D., hours before a federal judge denied the tribe an injunction against the pipeline. Andrew Cullen hide caption

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N.D. Pipeline Protester: 'It's About Our Rights As Native People'

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In Victory For Protesters, Obama Administration Halts North Dakota Pipeline

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U.S. Halts Construction On Oil Pipeline In North Dakota After Protests

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Native Americans march to a sacred site on Sunday that they say was disturbed by bulldozers working on the Dakota Access Pipeline, near the encampment where hundreds of people have gathered to join the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's protest. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A protestor is treated after being pepper sprayed by private security contractors on land being graded for the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, N.D., Sept. 3, 2016. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Fossil Fuel Production Relates To Earthquakes

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Drivers work their way out of Dallas during rush hour on July 1. The U.S. is on track to break the annual record for gas consumption this year. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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U.S. Gasoline Use Hits A Record, But That May Not Last

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Western States Face Challenges Cleaning Up After Coal Mining

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Native Americans Protest New Oil Pipeline In North Dakota

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Oil #5: Imagine A World Without Oil

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