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Russians have sweetest tooth after Germans – chocolate producer Ritter Sport

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A love of chocolate has made Russia the second-largest market for German manufacturer Ritter sport, a top executive at the company has told the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce. The chocolate maker, famous for its signature square bars, has seen its sales fall across Europe – with the exception of Russia, where they surged by 13 Read More

Can music save Venezuela? Richard Branson hopes so

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent, in Cucuta, Colombia On the Colombian border with Venezuela, a sense of giddy hope filled the air. The streets were thronging with people. Bands played drums, as street vendors loudly sold water. A sea of Venezuelan flags and faces old and young beamed with optimism. Hundreds of thousands of them Read More

Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Stockholders of Resolute Energy Approve Merger with Cimarex Energy Co.

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DENVER, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE: REN) (“Resolute” or the “Company”) today announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, Resolute’s stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the merger agreement between Resolute and Cimarex Energy Co. (“Cimarex”).  15,950,431 shares voted in favor of the proposal to adopt Read More

Croatia's Krpan touts new bidding rounds as means to boost output

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief, World Oil on 2/22/2019 HOUSTON — During the recent North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) held in Houston, the president of the Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency (CHA), Marijan Krpan, visited with World Oil about the steps his government is taking, to improve the country’s oil and gas production. Key among these are two Read More

Fed says U.S. economy ended 2018 with solid but weakening growth

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WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy maintained “solid” growth through the second half of 2018, likely expanding “just under” 3 percent for the year, though consumer and business spending had begun to weaken, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly over the Read More

Venture Global Calcasieu Pass and TransCameron Pipeline receive construction approval in Louisiana

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2/22/2019 Calcasieu Pass. Map: Venture Global. ARLINGTON, Va. — Venture Global LNG, Inc. announces that the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued the Order Granting Authorizations under Sections 3 and 7 of the Natural Gas Act for the company’s Venture Global Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility and associated TransCameron Pipeline in Cameron Parish, Read More

Climate plan 'not pie in the sky' before election, says Spain

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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s government presented a draft proposal on how to drastically reduce carbon emissions on Friday, less than two weeks before parliament is due to be dissolved ahead of a general election that may nix its chances of becoming law. FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Energy and Environment Minister Teresa Ribera arrives for a cabinet Read More

Japanese space probe fires ‘bullet’ into asteroid following safe landing

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A Japanese space probe on a data-collecting mission has shot a sampling ‘bullet’ into the surface of the Ryugu asteroid, hoping to retrieve organic material that could clue scientists in to how life was first seeded on Earth. The Hayabusa2 probe used a device called a sampler horn to fire a tantalum projectile “bullet” at Read More

Billings Innovator gains international recognition for oilfield tool

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2/22/2019 Photo: Paul Tarmann, president and CEO of Tellerus Corporation. BILLINGS, Montana — An invention that has been more than 12 years in development by a Billings, Montana company has been listed by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) as a finalist for the Corrosion Innovation Award. The top ten innovations of the year Read More