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DNV GL to call for offshore verification to move with the times at SPE Offshore Europe

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8/6/2019 ABERDEEN – Offshore verification needs to move with the times and improve its contribution to safety according to global risk management company, DNV GL. In a paper to be presented at SPE Offshore Europe 2019 this September, DNV GL will reveal, for the first-time, details of its project to develop the next generation of Read More

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More

Heat wave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and leading utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More

U.S. heat wave begins with utility worker ‘army’ on, outdoor races off

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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert NEW YORK (Reuters) – A third of the U.S. population was under excessive heat warnings on Friday through the weekend as a Read More

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week. The National Hurricane Center, which had labeled Barry the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 just hours earlier, Read More

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week. The National Hurricane Center, which had labeled Barry the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 just a few Read More

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. A view of downtown New Orleans pictured with the Mississippi River Read More

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of “extreme rain” and more flooding ahead of the storm’s predicted landfall early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. Barry coalesced in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday morning, packing maximum Read More

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with ‘extreme rain,’ flooding risk

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of “extreme rain” and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. City officials urged residents to shelter in place rather than evacuate Read More

New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding if it makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour Read More