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Chrysaor to acquire ConocoPhillips’ UK oil and gas business for $2.675 billion

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4/18/2019 Photo: Chrysaor CEO Phil Kirk. LONDON — Chrysaor Holdings Limited is to acquire ConocoPhillips’ UK oil and gas business for $2.675 billion. The assets being acquired produced approximately 72,000 boepd in 2018. This acquisition increases Chrysaor’s pro forma 2018 production to 177,000 boepd, making Chrysaor one of the largest oil and gas producers in Read More

‘Can’t sleep at night’: Despair over jobs as India’s Jet Airways grounded

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Bhoja Poojari has handled baggage for India’s Jet Airways Ltd since it began flying nearly 26 years ago. Now, like many other Jet employees, he fears for the future as the debt-laden airline descends into crisis. An employee of Jet Airways is consoled by his colleagues during a protest demanding to “save Read More

Norwegian ex-border guard sentenced to 14 yrs in Russia for nuclear sub espionage

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A retired Norwegian border guard was sentenced to 14 years in a Russian prison for gathering data on Russian nuclear submarines. His lawyer says he was played by the Norwegian side. Frode Berg was arrested in Russia in December 2017 by operatives of the FSB, Russia’s counter-intelligence and security agency. Few details are known about Read More

General Motors bets a GEM can deliver gold in developing markets

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DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co has spent five years re-writing its playbook for making money in Latin America and the interior of China. Now, it’s show time for the first results of a project code-named GEM, for Global Emerging Market. FILE PHOTO: The GM logo is seen at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Read More

Boeing sees me as its ‘piggy bank’, Lion Air co-founder says

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PARIS (Reuters) – The co-founder of Indonesia’s Lion Air, one of two airlines that lost passengers and crew in recent crashes involving the 737 MAX, has lashed out at Boeing’s handling of the accidents as the potential business fallout from the jet’s grounding intensifies. FILE PHOTO: Founder of Lion Air Group, Rusdi Kirana, stands as Read More

U.S. Senator Warner eyes social media bills for hate speech, data portability

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Mark Warner, who co-sponsored legislation this week to ban deceptive practices by social media companies, said on Thursday he was eyeing additional bills aimed at limiting hate speech and allowing users to move their data across platforms. FILE PHOTO: Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) talks with military families about their hazardous Read More

How to create connections at work in the age of isolation

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – If an overflowing inbox is killing your productivity at the office, you are not alone. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen in an office tower in the Canary Wharf financial district at dusk in London, Britain, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Well, maybe you are, but not in the way you Read More

UN human rights expert to visit Assange in privacy violations probe

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Following the dramatic arrest of Julian Assange on Thursday a human rights expert from the United Nations has revealed that he will visit the detained WikiLeaks founder to assess if his privacy has been violated. Joe Cannataci, a UN special rapporteur on the right to privacy, was scheduled to meet Assange on April 25, along Read More