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U.S. Administration lifts Section 232 steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico, API responds

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5/20/2019 WASHINGTON — API released the following statement on the Administration’s decision to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports under Section 232 on Canada and Mexico: “We applaud the Administration for reaching an agreement with Canada and Mexico to lift the 25% steel tariffs and not replace them with harmful quotas that would stifle Read More

Fugro supports two ocean mapping initiatives with large crowd sourced bathymetry contribution

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5/20/2019 Photo: Fugro high-resolutions bathymetry data in North Atlantic Ocan. SURREY — Fugro recently contributed more than 110,000 km2 of high-resolution bathymetry data in the North Atlantic Ocean to help improve the quality and coverage of seabed mapping in the region. The dataset, which covers an area the size of Iceland, was delivered to two Read More

Changing the world, one supplier at a time

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5/20/2019 Photo: Blue Bull Energy President & Founder, Blue Bell Energy. LONDON — The oil & gas industry can be proud of the opportunities it creates in developing countries. The problem is that local suppliers are often overwhelmed by the complex array of international and national standards relating to the industry across everything from Health Read More

Israel investigates hydrocarbon leak at Oil Refineries unit Gadiv

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Oil Refineries (ORL) said on Monday it had been informed of an investigation by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at its Gadiv Petrochemical Industries unit. It said the investigation concerned a hydrocarbon leak that occurred a few months ago. ORL, Israel’s largest Refining and petrochemicals group, said at this stage it Read More

U.S. President Donald Trump likes fossil fuels but investors don’t

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By Matthew A. Winkler on 5/20/2019 Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump. NEW YORK (Bloomberg Opinion) — Fossil fuel never had a better friend in the White House than Donald Trump. So why, two years into his presidency, are investors favoring public companies devoted to renewable energy and giving the Bronx cheer to the coal, gas Read More

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration

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LONDON (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP’s London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world’s biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business. Greenpeace activists scale the BP headquarters after installing barricades, made of containers, blocking the entrance at St James Square, London, Britain Read More

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison’s faith in fossil fuel

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, “This is coal – don’t be afraid!” His surprise win in what some dubbed the ‘climate election’ may have stunned the country, but voters should know what comes next in energy policy – big coal. FILE PHOTO: Read More

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania’s mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine. Acacia, majority-owned by Barrick Gold, is embroiled in a long-running tax dispute with Tanzania. It was forced to cut output by a third after the Read More

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don’t go green

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FILE PHOTO: Banca D’Italia (Bank of Italy) sign is seen in downtown Rome, Italy, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi ROME (Reuters) – The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms Read More