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Russia open to relaxing OPEC+ cuts as Saudis urge restraint

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By Annmarie Hordern and Dina Khrennikova on 5/20/2019 Photo: Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak. LONDON and MOSCOW (Bloomberg) — From easing the limits to ending the extreme throttling-back that has seen some countries exceed original cutback targets, Russia sees a range of options that would allow OPEC+ to continue output cooperation until year-end. “One of Read More

Globally-renowned tech futurist joins WFS Technologies team

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5/20/2019 Photo: WFS Technologies Chief Marketing Officer Theo Priestley. EDINBURGH — A globally-renowned technology evangelist who focuses on emerging trends and their impact on business and wider society has joined the team at WFS Technologies, a subsea wireless automation, Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing networks company for the energy industry including oil & Read More

PDC Energy President & CEO Bart Brookman Mails Letter to Shareholders

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Reflects on PDC’s Strong Operational and Financial Performance, and Kimmeridge’s Deeply Conflicted Efforts to Replace Directors on the PDC Board with Less Qualified Candidates Urges Shareholders to Vote “FOR” All Three of Company’s Nominees on the WHITE Proxy Card DENVER, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PDC Energy, Inc. (“PDC” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: PDCE) Read More

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands

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ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay (Reuters) – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself. Fernández, 28, is one of the group’s first technology-equipped forest monitors, Read More

U.S., China bicker over ‘extravagant expectations’ on trade deal

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China accused the United States on Monday of harboring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as U.S. action against China’s technology giant Huawei began hitting the global tech sector. A surveillance camera is seen next to containers at a logistics center near Tianjin Port, in Read More

Meet America’s newest $9 trillion climate change solution

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Democratic Presidential hopeful and Washington Governor Jay Inslee unveiled a plan for combating climate change through an oft-before cited transition away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. The proposal, which Inslee refers to as the “Evergreen Economy Plan”, would cost $9 trillion and is distinct from theGreen New Deal championed by AOC. Inslee says his Read More

Tall chip tale? Huawei’s backup plans leave experts unconvinced

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SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be “hard to replace”. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Read More

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks

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BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei. A worker cycles past containers outside a logistics center near Tianjin Port, in northern China, Read More

Hearings begin to halt dolphin hunting in notorious Japan village

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Court hearings began to stop dolphin hunting in a Japanese village on Friday, with plaintiffs saying the grisly annual hunts, made famous in an Oscar-winning documentary, violate animal protection laws due to their “extreme cruelty”. FILE PHOTO: Dolphins are seen at a cove in Taiji, western Japan, January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Adrian Mylne/File Read More