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The Wiser daily oil & gas news email brings you the best articles from around the web on the petroleum industry. It is the best way to stay informed about developments. The oil & gas industry is a driver of global growth, while also being a concern. Those concerns center on everything from energy security to environmental concerns to concerns about the cost of living - the oil & gas industry has an effect on all of these things. It is an industry that is involved in the exploration, removal, production and distribution of oil to make fuel oil, gasoline and chemical products. The biggest producing companies are Saudi Aramco at 12.5 million barrels a day, Russia's Gazprom at 9.7 million barrels, and Iran's National Iranian Oil Co at 6.4 million. Changes in the industry are taking place as reserves in parts of the world become depleted, and governments seek to encourage the use of alternative forms of energy. You can follow all the latest oil & gas news by signing up to the Wiser daily email. It has been specially tailored to bring you the key articles from around the web offering the best news, information and analysis.

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Wood Mac: Emissions increase faster than production
UPI.com • Daniel J. Graeber
Oil set for strongest third quarter since 2004, Iraq hints at OPEC extension
yahoo.com • Amanda Cooper
Global Gas Meter Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors are Elster Gas, General Electric, Itron & Landis+Gyr - Research and Markets
BusinessWire
Lead-acid Battery Market in Southeast Asia 2017-2021: Analysis By Application & Product Type - Research and Markets
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Futures Movers: Crude prices rise on signs of drop in global inventories
MarketWatch
Global Petroleum Sorbent Pads Market 2017-2021: Increase in Oil Spill Preparedness Programs - Research and Markets
BusinessWire
Britain Inks €500m Deal to Build Solar Farm in Central Iran
Iran Front Page • Supervisor
Electricity Production is Radically Changing
The Big Picture Blog • Barry Ritholtz
New diesel cars no better for environment than petrol cars: report
Reuters • Reuters Staff
Germany to miss EU green energy goal -study
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Coal Industry, Compressed Natural Gas
Wood Mac: Emissions increase faster than production
UPI.comDaniel J. Graeber
Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Gross emissions from the production of oil and natural gas are increasing faster than the actual rate of production, consultant group Wood Mackenzie found. The group drew on its records for oil and natural gas production to carry...
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Crude Oil, Education
Oil set for strongest third quarter since 2004, Iraq hints at OPEC extension
yahoo.comAmanda Cooper
More LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose was on course for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years as prices rose on Wednesday after the Iraqi oil minister said that OPEC and its partners are considering extending or deepening output cuts aimed at...
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Natural Gas
Global Gas Meter Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors are Elster Gas, General Electric, Itron & Landis+Gyr - Research and Markets
BusinessWire
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Gas Meter Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global gas meter market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 14.21% during the period 2017-2021. The report, Global Gas Meter Market 2017-2021, has...
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Energy & Utilities, Energy Storage
Lead-acid Battery Market in Southeast Asia 2017-2021: Analysis By Application & Product Type - Research and Markets
BusinessWire
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Lead-acid Battery Market in Southeast Asia 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The lead-acid battery market in southeast Asia is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 8.52% during the period 2017-2021. The report, Lead-acid Battery...
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Crude Oil, Finance
Futures Movers: Crude prices rise on signs of drop in global inventories
MarketWatch
Oil prices advanced Wednesday amid ongoing optimism that production cuts have shown some success in bringing down global inventories. In New York Mercantile Exchange electronic trading, October West Texas Intermediate crude CLV7, +1.21% the U.S. benchmark, rose 54 cents, or 1.1%, to...
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Oil & Gas, Oil Spills
Global Petroleum Sorbent Pads Market 2017-2021: Increase in Oil Spill Preparedness Programs - Research and Markets
BusinessWire
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Petroleum Sorbent Pads Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global petroleum sorbent pads market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 3.98% during the period 2017-2021. The report, Global Petroleum Sorbent Pads...
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Energy & Utilities, Finance
Britain Inks €500m Deal to Build Solar Farm in Central Iran
Iran Front PageSupervisor
UK renewables investor Quercus has signed a deal worth over half a billion euros to build and operate a 600-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Iran, the company said on Wednesday. The work located in central Iran is expected to take three years,...
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Coal Industry, Oil & Gas
Electricity Production is Radically Changing
The Big Picture BlogBarry Ritholtz
The age of batteries is just getting started. In the latest episode of our animated series, Sooner Than You Think, Bloomberg’s Tom Randall does the math on when solar plus batteries might start wiping fossil fuels off the grid. The Way Humans...
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Auto Industry, Climate Change
New diesel cars no better for environment than petrol cars: report
ReutersReuters Staff
BERLIN () - New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than petrol cars, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying on Wednesday, in a potential further headache for the auto sector. The...
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Climate Change, Energy Efficiency
Germany to miss EU green energy goal -study
Daily MailReuters
BERLIN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Germany will miss a European Union renewable energy target by a wider margin than previously predicted, a study showed on Wednesday. The BEE renewable energy association's analysis found that energy from green sources would account for 16...
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