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BHGE strengthens presence in Qatar across fullstream operations

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2/18/2019 DOHA — Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), the world’s first fullstream oil and gas company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Petroleum (QP) to unlock new opportunities to expand its presence in the country and to support Qatar Petroleum’s Tawteen Program. The agreement confirms BHGE’s ongoing commitment to Qatar and Read More

Facebook needs independent ethical oversight: UK lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook and other big tech companies should be subject to a compulsory code of ethics to tackle the spread of fake news, the abuse of users’ data and the bullying of smaller firms, British lawmakers said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at the Facebook logo on an iPad in this Read More

Facebook broke rules, should be regulated: UK lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens’ rights, British lawmakers said on Monday. In a damning report that singled out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for what it said was a failure of Read More

Papa John's founder Schnatter says he welcomes hedge fund Starboard

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Papa John’s International Inc founder John Schnatter welcomes hedge fund Starboard Value LP’s investment in the pizza restaurant chain, his lawyer said, even as he filed an updated lawsuit on Monday against the company. FILE PHOTO: John Schnatter (R), founder and chief executive of Papa John’s Pizza, arrives at the 2011 Read More

Kosmos energy appoints new CEO

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2/18/2019 Map: Kosmos Energy. DALLAS — Kosmos Energy has announced that chief exploration officer and founding partner Brian F. Maxted has decided to retire from the company effective Feb. 15, 2019. Mr. Maxted will remain on the board of directors and continue to serve as a special adviser on matters related to exploration. Ms. Tracey Read More

Senators may investigate 'coup' to remove Trump

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By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter An investigation may take place into claims senior officials discussed whether Donald Trump could be removed from office. Former acting director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, made the claim during an interview with CBS News. Mr McCabe, who was later sacked, described a conversation in which Rod Rosenstein, the Read More

Egypt is shaping up to become a real energy hub

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Egypt’s oil and gas future looks very bright. The large scale concessions awarded during the EGYPS2019 conference in Cairo, 11-13 February, shows the appetite of IOCs, such as Shell, BP and ENI in this emerging energy hotspot. After years of a major slump, partly due to continuing payment and security issues, the Pharaohs are again Read More

Venezuela's Exit From U.S. Sanctions? Show Maduro the Door

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By Saleha Mohsin on 2/17/2019 Photo: Minister of Petroleum and President of PDVSA Manuel Quevedo, courtesy of Twitter. WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration has given Venezuela’s state-owned oil giant, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, and President Nicolas Maduro’s associates a clear path to escape U.S. sanctions: Help bring down the authoritarian leader. The Treasury Department Read More

Gazprom sign subsea production equipment contract

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2/17/2019 Yan Novikov and Alexey Miller at signing ceremony. Photo: Gazprom. MOSCOW — Alexey Miller, chairman of the Gazprom management committee, and Yan Novikov, chairman of the management board, director general of the Almaz-Antey Corporation, at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi signed a long-term contract for the supply of import-substituting products in the amount Read More

Unopened vintage 'Super Mario Bros.' video game sells for $100G, setting new world record

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An unopened 1985 copy of the iconic “Super Mario Bros.” video game has been sold for $100,150. The sale set a new world record for a graded video game, according to Heritage Auctions, which participated in the purchase. The classic Nintendo title was graded by experts at Wata Games and received a “Near Mint” grade Read More