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Bush calls for offshore drilling
Bush calls for offshore drilling President George W Bush has called on Congress to end a 27-year ban on drilling for oil in US coastal waters, to reduce...
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Europe split over oil price plan
Europe split over oil price plan European Union leaders have agreed to a 3-month study to find ways of cushioning the impact of soaring energy prices on the region's citizens...
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Nigeria 'shock' after oil attack
Nigeria 'shock' after oil attack Oil production at an oil installation off the Nigerian coast remains halted because staff are suffering from shock after a militant attack, officials say...
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Plea by PM at talks on oil price
Plea by PM at talks on oil price Gordon Brown has called for a "new deal" on energy at talks in Saudi Arabia on the high price of oil.

The prime minister wants oil producers to invest in a £100bn drive towards long-term energy projects in Britain, such as wind farms and nuclear power.

At the Jeddah Energy Meeting, Mr Brown also pressed for an increase in oil production to help bring down prices.

The Conservatives said Mr Brown did not understand the oil market. The Lib Dems accused him of a "futile gesture"...

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Saudi oil price summit under way
Saudi oil price summit under way A crucial meeting of oil producing and consuming nations to discuss soaring prices is under way in Saudi Arabia.
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