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Qantas customers request exercise bikes, virtual reality for 20-hour flights

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FILE PHOTO: Workers can be seen near Qantas Airways’ Boeing 737-800 aircraft on the tarmac at Adelaide Airport, Australia, Aug. 22, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd on Monday said customers were requesting in-flight innovations such as exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation to pass the time on proposed 20-hour Read More

'Under siege', oil industry mulls raising returns and PR game

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – When the global oil industry held its biggest annual gathering this week in the Swiss town of Davos, it invited banking bosses and fund managers to discuss two key topics – climate change and pressure from investors. A working oil pump is seen through fencing in Niederlauterbach, May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Vincent Read More

LLOG Exploration Provides Operational Update

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COVINGTON, La., Jan. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LLOG Exploration Company, L.L.C. (“LLOG” or “the Company”), a privately-owned exploration and production company focused on the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (“GOM”), today provided a detailed update on the status of its recent successes and ongoing projects. Key highlights include: Drilled successful discovery on LLOG’s exploratory prospect, Read More

Donations keep Death Valley National Park partly open during shutdown

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DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – California’s Death Valley National Park, famed for its record-breaking heat, is keeping its visitor center and some restrooms open during the partial U.S. government shutdown with donations from a non-profit group and two hotels, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. A National Park entrance fee collection service is temporarily suspended at Read More

BP plans significant growth in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

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1/8/2019 Photo: BP Gulf of Mexico. HOUSTON – BP has approved a major expansion at the Atlantis field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and has also identified significant additional oil resources that could create further development opportunities around the production hubs it operates in the region.  The $1.3 billion Atlantis Phase 3 development is Read More

Danos, Equinor sign major contracts

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1/8/2019 Photo: Paul Danos, owner, executive over production services, sales, business development and marketing. GRAY, La. – Danos has secured a contract with Equinor for production operation support on its Titan SPAR platform, located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The Equinor project began late 2018 and employs production personnel on the floating drilling and Read More