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Venezuelan crude shipments dead in the water on U.S. sanctions

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By Sheela Tobben on 3/20/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s exports to the U.S. hit zero last week after American sanctions on PDVSA. American refiners took no crude from the Latin American country for the first time in government data going back to 2010. Shipments have been on a steady downtrend since late January when Read More

Quorum Software completes acquisition of Coastal Flow Measurement and Flow-Cal, Inc.

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3/20/2019 HOUSTON — Quorum Software, digital transformation partner for the oil and gas industry, has completed the acquisition of Houston-based Coastal Flow Measurement, Inc., a family of energy measurement services and software companies. This transaction includes Flow-Cal, Inc., a subsidiary of Coastal Flow that provides gas and liquid measurement software purpose-built for the hydrocarbon measurement Read More

Greenland Gas and Oil gets new license, provides Jameson update

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3/20/2019 LONDON — Greenland Gas & Oil Limited (‘GGO’ or the ‘Company’) is pleased to confirm the award of a new license and extension of existing licenses, as well as provide details of upcoming operational activities on its Jameson Land acreage located onshore south-east Greenland.  The Government of Greenland has awarded GGO a 93.75% operating Read More

‘Un-Islamic’: Pakistani student stabs professor to death for planning co-ed party with WOMEN DANCING

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A teacher at a reputable college in Pakistan’s Punjab province was stabbed to death by a student for organizing a co-ed party. Reports say the attacker believed the inclusion of females at the event was vulgar and blasphemous. Students were gathering in order to plan a “farewell party” when their classmate sprang on English language Read More

Escalation of US-China bilateral tariffs to shave off $1 trillion from America’s GDP

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A study by the US Chamber of Commerce shows how the deterioration in the trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United States, will drastically affect the American economy. “Escalation of bilateral tariffs results in lower GDP, lower employment, lower investment, and lower trade flows for the United States,” said the Read More

Houston chemical blaze extinguished but smoke shuts schools

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By Joe Carroll and Stephen Stapczynski on 3/20/2019 HOUSTON and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Firefighting crews early Wednesday extinguished a petrochemical tank fire near Houston that had blazed for almost four days, spewing black smoke into the skies above the energy capital and spurring the hurried cancellation of classes for tens of thousands of children. Smoke Read More

Petrochemical blaze near Houston extinguished, company says

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days, the company said. The blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, was put out by 3 a.m., but fire crews continued to spray foam Read More

Firefighters contain petrochemical blaze, Texas expands air monitoring

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Firefighters late Tuesday contained a raging inferno at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside of Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days as Texas officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring. The blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, was reduced to Read More

NPD reports production start at Oda field

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3/19/2019 Oda field, North Sea. Photo: NPD. NORWAY — The Oda field started to produce oil and gas on March 16, 2019. The field, which is located 13 km east of Ula in the North Sea, is operated by Spirit Energy. Oda is a subsea development where the wellstream is routed on to the Ula Read More