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US warns airliners about risks of flying over Persian Gulf

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US diplomats have warned that US air carriers and commercial operators flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk from being “misidentified” as tensions between US and Iran continue to escalate. The warning relayed on Saturday by officials in Kuwait and the UAE came from a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Notice to pilots published on Read More

Tall chip tale? Huawei’s backup plans leave experts unconvinced

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SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be “hard to replace”. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Read More

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with the media in front of the Read More

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. – Results of Placing

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British-Iranians should not travel to Iran – Foreign Office

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British-Iranian dual nationals should not travel to Iran, the Foreign Office has said. The Foreign Office changed its travel advice because of the Iranian government’s “continued arbitrary detention and mistreatment of dual nationals”. The advice has also changed because of Iranian citizens’ links with UK institutions. Image: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in Iran in 2016 Read More

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the environmental impact of major projects like oil export pipelines is assessed. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with the Read More

Tankers sought to store abundant LNG as traders wait for better prices

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By Anna Shiryaevskaya on 5/17/2019 Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard’s 270,000 cbm LNG carrier design. Photo: DNV GL. LONDON (Bloomberg) — A long-established practice in oil trading, the complexity and cost of keeping natural gas in liquid form on ships for extended periods meant it wasn’t widely used until last fall, in anticipation of a surge in Chinese Read More

Don’t laugh at Koons’ Rabbit selling for $91 million – get angry at economic system that enables it

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Nothing illustrates unequal gains from globalized capitalism like the soaring prices in the art world, where those who have already bought all the mansions, private jets and super yachts park their wealth in meaningless baubles. When you saw that New York artist Jeff Koons’ faceless chrome Rabbit from 1986 fetched $91 million at an auction Read More

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring

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HAMBURG (Reuters) – Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year’s drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A field of unharvested wheat is seen in Remouille, western France, July 6, 2017. Read More