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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

claws in the deep blue sea

NEW YORK ( -- Chevron and its partners have successfully extracted oil from a test well in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, an achievement that could be the biggest breakthrough in domestic oil supplies since the opening of the Alaskan pipeline.

Well that's some good news. I've been holding to the party line on oil prices- yes, they're high, but the huge "profits" will go into more expensive exploration... but I guess in standard "expecting results yesterday" mode, I was starting to wonder.

Not sure if it relates, but here's a killer shipping news song from a show in 2001, courtesy of Transmission 3000
shipping news - 1 (live)


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