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Just Energy Group Inc. Announces Repurchase of US$60,200,000 of its 2019 Convertible Bonds

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TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE; NYSE:JE) (“Just Energy” or the “Company”), a leading consumer company focused on essential needs including electricity and natural gas commodities, Health and well-being products, and utility conservation, announced today that it has repurchased US$60,200,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 6.50 percent convertible Read More

Equiinor: Natural gas contributes to the low carbon future

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2/21/2019 Photo: Irene Rummelhoff, Equinor’s executive V.P. for marketing, midstream and processing. STAVANGER — Equinor sold natural gas for around $26 billion in total in 2018, an increase of 29% from 2017. As more countries prepare for the energy transition, Equinor sees strong market opportunities for gas and expects global demand to grow by around Read More

Halliburton breaks ground on first oilfield specialty chemical manufacturing reaction facility in Saudi Arabia

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2/20/2019 HOUSTON — Halliburton Company is pleased to announce it will build the first oilfield chemical manufacturing reaction plant in Saudi Arabia. The company held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, Feb. 18, at the plant’s PlasChem Park location in Jubail. Upon the plant’s completion in 2020, Halliburton will begin local manufacturing of specialty chemicals to Read More

Gran Tierra Announces Release Date for its 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results, Conference Call and Webcast Details

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra”) (NYSE American:GTE) (TSX:GTE) (LSE:GTE), announces that the Company will release its 2018 fourth quarter and full year financial and operating results on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, before market open. A conference call to discuss the 2018 fourth quarter and full year Read More

'Get me back' pleads Briton jailed in Dubai in prison recording

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor A decorated former soldier has called on Britain to help save him from jail in Dubai where he has spent the past four-and-a-half months despite not being charged with a crime. Andrew Neal, 44, who is accused of selling drugs but denies the allegation, made the appeal in an Read More

Remain or leave? Carmakers confront hard Brexit choices

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ST ATHAN, Wales/GAYDON, England (Reuters) – In three cavernous former Royal Air Force hangars at an old airbase in Wales, luxury carmaker Aston Martin is forging ahead with construction of a new vehicle assembly plant. A general view of the Aston Martin production line at their world headquarters in Gaydon, Britain, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Read More

Brit jailed in Dubai pleads to come home

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor A decorated former soldier has called on Britain to help save him from jail in Dubai where he has spent the past four-and-a-half months despite not being charged with a crime. Andrew Neal, 44, who is accused of selling drugs but denies the allegation, made the appeal in an Read More

StanChart fined $133 million by Britain's financial watchdog

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People walk inside the main branch of Standard Chartered in Hong Kong, China August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo (Reuters) – Standard Chartered Plc said on Wednesday Britain’s financial watchdog has imposed a fine of 102.2 million pound ($133.3 million) in relation to its investigation into the bank’s historical financial crime controls. In a filing Read More

Think of the billions! UK’s Hunt urges Germany to drop Saudi arms sales ban

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UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has pleaded with his German counterpart to drop Berlin’s ban on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, fearing it will damage the bottom line of UK and European arms manufacturers. In a private letter to German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ahead of a trip to Berlin Wednesday, Hunt said he was Read More

Faroe Islands to close for maintenance

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter The Faroe Islands, a group of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic, will be closed to tourists for one weekend in April for a big clean-up. Located halfway between Iceland and Norway, the 18-island archipelago attracts 100,000 visitors a year and growing due to the dramatic scenery, waterfalls and a Read More