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Breitburn-QR Energy merger to create largest U.S. upstream MLP


  • Oil & Gas Journal

Breitburn Energy Partners entered into an agreement to purchase Houston-based QR Energy for $1.6 billion in stock. The companies said Thursday that the merger would create the biggest U.S. upstream ma… Read More

Germany is named most energy-efficient country


  • FastCoExist

Germany is the world's most energy-efficient country, according to a study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The U.S. ranked 13th among the 16 developed economies studied, tra… Read More