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Shell in talks to sell $2-billion Nigeria oil assets

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By Kelly Gilblom and Dinesh Nair on 7/20/2018 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc is in talks to sell two Nigerian oil licenses in an area that’s at the heart of environmental and human rights controversies for $2 billion, according to people familiar with the plan. The Anglo-Dutch oil major is discussing selling oil Read More

Mexico postpones auction rounds so incoming Lopez Obrador administration can review terms

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Mexico City — Mexico has postponed three auction rounds slated for later this year, opening the door for the incoming presidential administration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to modify contractual terms. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now National Hydrocarbon Commission members Wednesday approved delaying to February 14, Read More

Groundbreaking images of the Sun shed light on its dynamic corona

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New detailed images of the Sun’s outer atmosphere – called the corona – reveals that the solar layer is not smooth as was previously thought, but is structured and dynamic. The sun’s corona is extremely hot, and is the source of solar wind– the charged particles that flow from our star. It has been difficult Read More

Giant beach resort built by Hitler will open doors to German holidaymakers

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A mammoth seaside resort built on Hitler’s orders is set to open after years of renovation. But not everyone is happy that the government found a use for the massive building. The Prora hotel on the island of Ruegen near the Baltic Sea resort of Binz was built in the late 1930s by Adolf Hitler Read More

U.S. court blocks EPA decision not to enforce 'glider truck' limits

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily blocked a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to not enforce limits on remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks,” which can generate 40 times or more pollution than modern engines. An empty podium awaits the arrival of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Read More

Total and Tata Consultancy create a digital innovation center in India

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7/18/2018 Paris/Mumbai — Total and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have signed a partnership agreement to create a digital innovation center in India. Based in Pune in the State of Maharashtra, the center will explore disruptive technologies and solutions. “For a large industrial group like Total, it is essential to always stay ahead of these topics,” said Read More

Japan shares jump as yen bows to strong dollar

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank buoyed the dollar, lifted Tokyo shares to a one-month top and sent gold to a one-year trough. FILE PHOTO: A visitor is seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window Read More

Parex to Explore Potential Strategic Repositioning

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parex Resources Inc. (“Parex” or the “Company”) (TSX:PXT), a company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta and focused on Colombian oil exploration and production, announces that its Board of Directors (“Board“) has determined it is timely, prudent and in the best interests of the Company to initiate a formal Read More