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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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Submitted Feb 14, 2013 By: Teslukbla
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 3:55:25 AM

is that why local prices went up by 21 cents / gallon for regular unleaded today/
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2013 10:01:56 PM

jrs: it's not. But then, who cares as long as Exxon gets to be the top leader on the stock market?
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 5:27:47 AM

How can this be good for the US consumer?
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 4:53:11 AM

Hope it is worth it...
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:22:35 PM

Do it safely
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:28:21 PM

I would NOT trust the Russians.
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tankumo
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:51:54 AM

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.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 9:04:43 AM

why not deal with the best ?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 7:17:15 AM

I can see a Russian oil well from Alaska
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 6:02:10 AM

good for both
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:56:12 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 5:37:17 AM

IN BED WITH THE ENEMY.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:30:05 AM

Good for Russia
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 5:27:14 AM

Might as well foul up their environment, don't ya think?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 4:57:42 AM

HOPE THIS WORKS OUT!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 3:57:06 AM

Good luck Exxon! Hopefully plenty of oil is discovered in a more stable area than the Middle East.
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Greed makes for strange bedfellows!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 3:08:49 AM

Good... I guess.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:30:56 AM

When you play with a Tiger you get eaten.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:03:29 AM

Hope this doesn't backfire!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 1:01:46 AM

The word is safety
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:53:55 AM

Hope they have better inspection officials.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:46:25 AM

hope this pans out well and not back fire on USa?!!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:46:23 AM

k
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:34:59 AM

They want our expertize so they can copy it.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:27:11 AM

Russia is our worst enemy.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:26:22 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 12:25:29 AM

And throws the USA under the bus
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shaibu!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:17:33 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 12:17:20 AM

proceed with caution
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:14:36 AM

supply and demand won't have anything to do with it.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:13:37 AM

Beware the Bear!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:09:00 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:08:43 AM

Wonder what will become of this?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:06:22 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 12:04:31 AM

Good for Russia. Our president is too hell bent on killing capitalism.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 12:02:47 AM

well
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Be careful.
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:58:01 PM

This is why we pay a higher price for gas. Russia, China & Japan gets our oil.
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:57:46 PM

There's a Sarah Palin joke in here somewhere...
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:57:20 PM

won't affect prices!
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:57:20 PM

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!!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:56:43 PM

It will nave no effect on gas prces
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:54:22 PM

Oh well
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:49:06 PM

Apparent both have something to gain.
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:48:51 PM

the more countries share, the less likely they attack each other
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:47:45 PM

So what is the big deal?
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:47:08 PM

4 more years
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:43:06 PM

SO WHATEVER...
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Message Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:43:05 PM

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