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Russia signs exploration deal with Exxon

Al Jazerra -- Exxon Mobil Corp and Russian partner Rosneft have signed an agreement that will give the US company exploration access to an additional 606,000 sq kilometres in the Russian Arctic. A separate agreement will give Rosneft the opportunity to acquire a 25 percent interest in the Point Thompson unit on Alaska's North Slope.

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 5:55:25 AM

is that why local prices went up by 21 cents / gallon for regular unleaded today/
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 12:01:56 AM

jrs: it's not. But then, who cares as long as Exxon gets to be the top leader on the stock market?
jrs4125
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 7:27:47 AM

How can this be good for the US consumer?
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 6:53:11 AM

Hope it is worth it...
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 1:22:35 AM

Do it safely
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 7:28:21 PM

I would NOT trust the Russians.
tankumo
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:51:54 PM

Russia can change its heart anytime, I am not sure why Exxon wants to do business with Russia.

Alternatively Exxon should go to Australia, they got another Saudi worth of oil in the ground that needs more exploration.
humblepie
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:04:43 AM

why not deal with the best ?
Tommyguns45
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 9:17:15 AM

I can see a Russian oil well from Alaska
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 8:02:10 AM

good for both
bar1035
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 7:56:12 AM

The Russians on the North Slope of Alaska. And you were worried about he environment before..
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 7:37:17 AM

IN BED WITH THE ENEMY.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 7:30:05 AM

Good for Russia
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 7:27:14 AM

Might as well foul up their environment, don't ya think?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 6:57:42 AM

HOPE THIS WORKS OUT!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:57:06 AM

Good luck Exxon! Hopefully plenty of oil is discovered in a more stable area than the Middle East.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:53:38 AM

Greed makes for strange bedfellows!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:08:49 AM

Good... I guess.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 4:30:56 AM

When you play with a Tiger you get eaten.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 4:03:29 AM

Hope this doesn't backfire!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 3:01:46 AM

The word is safety
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:53:55 AM

Hope they have better inspection officials.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:46:25 AM

hope this pans out well and not back fire on USa?!!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:46:23 AM

k
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:34:59 AM

They want our expertize so they can copy it.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:27:11 AM

Russia is our worst enemy.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:26:22 AM

That is big business at its finest. Even though our governments don't like sharing natural resources, big business has found a way to share the cost of exploring & developing some resources.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:25:29 AM

And throws the USA under the bus
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:18:50 AM

shaibu!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:17:33 AM

Next is nationalization by Putin...

Exxon is then out side looking in at Putin with empty pockets
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:17:20 AM

proceed with caution
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:14:36 AM

supply and demand won't have anything to do with it.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:13:37 AM

Beware the Bear!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:09:00 AM

ok
gaspumpin
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:08:43 AM

Wonder what will become of this?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:06:22 AM

Good, I am glad to see the big boys working together! However, I don't think it means much for the American consumer though.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:04:31 AM

Good for Russia. Our president is too hell bent on killing capitalism.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:02:47 AM

well
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:00:32 AM

Be careful.
Quick68
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:58:01 AM

This is why we pay a higher price for gas. Russia, China & Japan gets our oil.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:57:46 AM

There's a Sarah Palin joke in here somewhere...
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:57:20 AM

won't affect prices!
defiancegasman
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:57:20 AM

And RUSSIA will get a fee for all OIL, NAT GAS that is found and sold outside RUSSIA. GOLD OLD USA will continue to NOTHING for what is exported from here!!!!
bobdec
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:56:43 AM

It will nave no effect on gas prces
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:54:22 AM

Oh well
Ahking
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:49:06 AM

Apparent both have something to gain.
rocknvox
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:48:51 AM

the more countries share, the less likely they attack each other
gasguzler4667
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:47:45 AM

So what is the big deal?
Steve6921
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:47:08 AM

4 more years
NAVYHM
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:43:06 AM

SO WHATEVER...
SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:43:05 AM

Time will tell if this will work out....
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