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Analysis: SCOOP/STACK operators scale back rig activity by 40% so far in 2019

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Highlights Producers subject to stricter earthquake rules Production still on track for steady growth Denver — Operators in Oklahoma’s SCOOP/STACK, once one of the hottest US onshore plays outside the Permian, have scaled back on the number of rigs by 40% year to date, while earthquake have caused producers to halt activity in some areas. Read More

Refinery News Roundup: Turnarounds in Asia-Pacific coming to an end

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London — Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd. has begun to restart its crude distillation unit after fixing damage caused by heavy rain, company officials said. The refinery shut Phase-III process units during the third week of August as a precautionary measure after a landslide caused by heavy rain. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster

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FILE PHOTO: A Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) employee, wearing a protective suit and a mask, walks in front of the No. 1 reactor building at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would Read More

Japan regulator to re-investigate Fukushima nuclear disaster

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FILE PHOTO: A Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) employee, wearing a protective suit and a mask, walks in front of the No. 1 reactor building at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s nuclear regulator plans to reinvestigate the Fukushima Read More

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power (9501.T) will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks for radioactive water are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) Read More

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s environment minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks for radioactive water are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima Read More

Storm-ravaged Bahamians seeking entry to U.S. may face immigration hurdles

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NASSAU, Bahamas/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Emitte Bootle spent 25 years driving school buses on the Bahamas’ Great Abaco Island, but now that Hurricane Dorian has devastated his home, there are no students to drive – and nowhere to take them. A man searches for belongings amongst debris in a destroyed neighborhood in the wake of Read More

UK shale gas driller mulling sale due to fracing challenges

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By Kelly Gilblom and Dinesh Nair on 9/9/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) – Investors backing closely-held Cuadrilla Resources, which pioneered UK shale gas drilling before becoming mired in red tape, are exploring options including an outright sale of the company. Shareholders including private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC, which has a direct 45% holding, and Kerogen Capital, Read More

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water

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FILE PHOTO: Storage tanks for radioactive water are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Read More

Sleepy to sleepless? Indonesia’s future capital in the forest

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SEMBOJA, Indonesia (Reuters) – By day, the unforgiving sun glares off the road beside Ipah’s wooden home with blinding brightness as a passing motorbike stirs a swirl of dust. FILE PHOTO: A worker pushes a trolley next to a park decoration at Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan International Airport in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia, Read More