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Huawei’s own operating system could be ready this year if cut off from US tech, top exec says

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Chinese technology giant Huawei could introduce its own operating system, for smartphones and laptops, this year if the company is banned from using Google and Microsoft software due to pressure from Washington. The head of the company’s consumer division Richard Yu told CNBC the operating system could be ready for use in China by the Read More

BW Offshore: Planned listing of BW Energy

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Highlights: Establishing BW Energy as a separate E&P company with a diversified portfolio of production and development assets Substantial growth potential with unique low-risk development strategy supported by BW Offshore’s (BWO) existing FPSOs, track-record and experience In advanced negotiations for USD 200m Reserve Based Lending facility based on Dussafu reserves, expected to close in 2019 Read More

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks. The gathering, which included PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, Tesla and General Mills, was Read More

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting

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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year’s gathering to be the company’s last. Environmental activists demonstrate outside the Royal Dutch Shell’s annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel, in Scheveningen, Netherlands Read More

Climate protesters disrupt BP shareholder meeting

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Climate change activists demonstrate outside the BP AGM in Aberdeen, Britain May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) – Protesters against climate change disrupted oil and gas group BP’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting “This is a crime scene.” Two women protesters inside the meeting were carried out by security staff, while other Read More

Chinese farm stocks gaining as US-China trade war escalates

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The latest exchange of tariff hikes between Washington and Beijing have driven Chinese banking and tech stocks lower. However, the turmoil has benefited the country’s agricultural sector which managed to outperform. The long-running trade dispute between the world’s largest economies has intensified recently, adding to investor concerns. Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump announced Read More

Trump to shelve tariffs on European and Japanese vehicles for up to six months

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US President Donald Trump has decided to delay the promised duties of 25 percent on European and Japanese cars by up to 180 days as Washington tries to clinch an effective trade deal with its partners. Trump ordered US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to seek agreements to “address the threatened impairment” of national security from Read More

Cranium Engineering deploys C-Kore Cable Monitor Units in Africa for first time

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5/16/2019 Photo: C-Kore DigiTron ROV receptacle t-shape 3-4 view no shadow transparent. LONDON — C-Kore systems recently completed their first deployment with VAYCO Oil Tools and local Nigerian partner Cranium Engineering on an asset integrity verification operation for a major oil operator off the coast of Nigeria. The C-Kore units saved vessel time and deferment Read More

Aiming to re-energize staff, new head of Britain’s BT hands out shares

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LONDON (Reuters) – The new boss of Britain’s BT Group will give each employee 500 pounds ($641) worth of shares, at a total cost of 50 million pounds, in one of his first moves to drive better performance at the telecoms giant. FILE PHOTO: A BT company logo is pictured on the side of a Read More