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Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal: U.N. chief

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Failure by countries to agree rules on implementing the 2015 Paris climate agreement aimed at curbing global warming would be suicidal, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. Participants attend the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 11, 2018. Agencja Gazeta/Grzegorz Celejewski via REUTERS Guterres told Read More

Climate talks work on fair way to phase out coal use: Canada

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Governments attending climate talks in Poland are working to ensure economies and jobs are preserved in the shift away from coal-fired power generation, Canada’s environment minister said. FILE PHOTO: Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change in Canada, answers a question during the Concordia Summit in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September Read More

Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal – U.N. chief

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Failure by countries to agree rules on implementing the 2015 Paris climate agreement aimed at curbing global warming would be suicidal, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday. Participants attend the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 11, 2018. Agencja Gazeta/Grzegorz Celejewski via REUTERS Guterres told Read More

U.S. Well Services Finalizes Third Electric Frac Contract with Apache Corporation

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HOUSTON, Dec. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Well Services Inc. (NASDAQ: USWS) today announced that it has signed an electric frac fleet contract with Apache Corporation. Under the terms of the contract, USWS will begin operations for Apache in the second quarter of 2019 in the Permian basin utilizing USWS’ next generation, rapid deploy Read More

Climate Conference Notebook: avoid micro issues, Poland says

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change are in their crucial final week in Katowice, the capital of Poland’s Silesian coal mining district. People pose for a picture inside the venue of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland Read More

Nuclear power becomes critical to Arctic dominance

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Small Modular Reactors could become crucial to power remote outposts and vessels as the Arctic race heats up. For many, the Northeast Passage through the Arctic could one day be a ‘Northern Suez Canal’. While icy waters have frozen such dreams, recent advances in nuclear technology might finally unlock the full economic potential of the Read More

API reports that access for development allows oil and natural gas industry to be a major revenue generator for Federal and state governments

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12/11/2018 WASHINGTON — The American Petroleum Institute released the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior’s presentation of nearly $500 million in revenue awarded to New Mexico from oil and natural gas production on federal lands: “The U.S. oil and natural gas industry continues to lead the way in bringing large economic benefits – Read More

BSEE works to ensure safety for deepwater GOM production start-up

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12/11/2018 NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement recently conducted its final pre-production inspection of Chevron’s Big Foot tension leg platform, moored in the Gulf of Mexico about 225 mi south of New Orleans. BSEE deemed it safe for operation on Nov. 15, 2018, and five days later it saw first oil. Read More

Brazil's Amazon rainforest under siege by illegal mines

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Environmental enforcement agents deep in the Amazon rainforest swooped down on an illegal mine in a dawn raid in early November, in a campaign to tamp down on such activities that environmental groups say have reached epidemic scale. A specialised agent patrols an illegal cassiterite mine during an operation conducted by agents Read More