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Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House. Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and other environmental advocates join Washington DC-area students Read More

Blast near US Embassy in Kabul marks early hours of 9/11 anniversary (PHOTOS)

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A large explosion went off in the vicinity of the US Embassy in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, moments after midnight on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, footage from the scene shows. A column of smoke was captured in photos early Wednesday morning, thought to be near the US Embassy in Kabul’s “exclusion Read More

Refinery news roundup: Autumn works start at Russian refineries

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London — Annual autumn maintenance is starting at Russian refineries, with works scheduled to be carried out in September and October. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Meanwhile, Russia’s Komsomolsk refinery which has been connected, via an offshoot, to the ESPO pipeline, is now receiving crude shipments Read More

Fugro secures second geothermal campaign success offshore Malaysia

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8/30/2019 SURREY, UNITED KINGDON – Fugro has successfully completed the second of three Malaysian seep hunting and geochemical campaigns for Petronas. The second campaign was located offshore Sarawak, Malaysia and began 8 May 2019 onboard the Fugro Equator. Acquired geophysical data included over 15 000 km2 of multibeam echosounder (MBES) data providing bathymetry, backscatter intensity, Read More

Tests at UK’s West Newton onshore gas project point to ‘major’ oil find

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London — The UK’s onshore oil sector received a boost Thursday after the UK-based explorer Rathlin Energy said tests at its West Newton gas find in northern England suggested it was instead a potentially significant oil discovery. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Rathlin’s partner at West Read More

Ecopetrol deploys subsea exploration drones off La Guajira peninsula

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8/26/2019 BOGOTA – Ecopetrol will employ unmanned underwater gliders to navigate an extensive area of ​​the Colombian Caribbean to acquire information related to physical-chemical variables of the ocean. These underwater drones will be responsible for oceanographic and geochemical exploration at sea to gather support information in the search for hydrocarbons and in the generation of Read More

Violent Mexican volcanic eruption sends smoke & ash 1.5km into sky (PHOTOS)

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Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano erupted twice on Sunday, blasting a column of ash, smoke and gas more than 1.5km into the sky. A level-two yellow alert warning remains in effect following a second eruption at 6:34pm which sent a column of ash in a north-northwestern direction, following the initial eruption at 5:55am. Mexican authorities have warned Read More

Violent Mexican volcano eruption sends smoke & ash 1.5km into the sky (PHOTOS)

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Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano has erupted twice on Sunday, spewing a column of ash, smoke and gas on both more than 1.5 kilometers into the sky. The Phase 2 Yellow alert warning remains in effect following the second eruption at 6:34pm which sent a column of ash in north-northwestern direction, following the initial eruption at 05:55am. Read More

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time

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APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild. Light illuminates an aquarium full of Pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindricus) just a Read More

Column: U.S. Medicare readies new plan-shopping website, but timing prompts concerns

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) FILE PHOTO: Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged in the shape of a U.S. dollar sign on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Aug. 20, 2014. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/File Photo Medicare experts often advise enrollees to Read More