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Viral drone VIDEO slammed over dangerously close flyby to superjumbo jet

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The drone community has condemned an operator for reckless flying after footage released this week showed a drone coming dangerously close to the world’s largest commercial passenger jet, the Airbus A380. Filmed at Plaine Magnien Airport on the tropical island of Mauritius, the video shows the take-off of an Emirates A380. As the jet starts Read More

Russia teams up with France to deliver aid to Eastern Ghouta – Foreign Ministry

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Russia and France will send a relief convoy to Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, delivering first aid kits and medication to local hospitals, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The distribution of aid will be supervised by Moscow. The two countries will launch a humanitarian project for Syria to provide care and Medicine for people in Eastern Ghouta Read More

U.S. tariffs to cost Germans up to 20 billion euros this year: report

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BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs will lead to a drop in prosperity in Germany this year and are likely to cost Germans up to 20 billion euros ($23.44 billion), the head of German think-tank IMK said. U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis The United States imposed Read More

Iran supreme leader threatens to block all Gulf oil exports if its own are stopped

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that no country in the region will export oil if Iran’s exports are stopped. The same threat was earlier voiced by President Hassan Rouhani. Speaking to Iranian ambassadors and senior diplomats on Saturday, Khamenei backed Rouhani’s earlier warning to close the Strait of Hormuz, thus blocking all Read More

Baytex and Raging River File Joint Management Information Circular Seeking Shareholder Approval of Strategic Combination

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) (“Baytex“) and Raging River Exploration Inc. (TSX:RRX) (“Raging River“) are pleased to announce that they have filed a joint management information circular and proxy statement (the “Circular“) for their respective special shareholders’ meetings to be held in connection with the proposed strategic Read More

Valero Energy Corporation Declares Regular Cash Dividend on Common Stock

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SAN ANTONIO, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (“Valero”) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on common stock of $0.80 per share. The dividend is payable on September 5, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2018. As a reminder, Read More

Offshore activity pickup expected going forward: Schlumberger, Baker Hughes/GE CEOs

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Highlights Development still dominates offshore sector, but more exploration seen Offshore exploration, drilling spend should be up 12% this year: Schlumberger More offshore production orders seen in 2018-2019: Baker Hughes CEO Houston — Schlumberger and Baker Hughes both see pickups in the lagging offshore sector going forward, their CEOs said Friday, adding that three years Read More

Lukoil takes FID on Rakushechnoye project, in the Caspian Sea

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7/20/2018 MOSCOW — Lukoil took the final investment decision on the Rakushechnoye field development project in the Caspian Sea. The field infrastructure under the taken decision includes a fixed offshore ice-resistant platform, a living quarters platform, a crossover bridge, as well as subsea interfield pipelines and cable lines for the connection with the second fixed Read More

‘Planet X & the ‘rogue star’: Can new astronomy theory explain world beyond Solar System?

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A mysterious star hurtling past the Solar System may have sparked chaos throughout great expanse, sending objects deep into corners of space that are now captivating scientists searching for distant exoplanets. The celestial theory is the product of researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Radio Astronomy in Germany and could provide information to settle Read More

Texas power use to keep hitting records during heat wave: ERCOT

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(Reuters) – Homes and businesses in Texas used record amounts of power for a second straight day on Thursday and are expected to use even more in the coming days as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of much of the state’s power grid. FILE PHOTO: Read More