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Major earthquake strikes near Norwegian volcanic island in Arctic Sea

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Officials in Norway say a powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has occurred in the Arctic Sea, between a volcanic Norwegian island and Greenland. The quake struck at a shallow depth of 10km below the sea floor on Friday morning. The jolts were recorded at 2:49am in the sea some 119km (74 miles) Read More

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Greenland: USGS

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(Reuters) – A powerful quake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the eastern coast of Greenland on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.1, struck at 0149 GMT. Its epicenter was in a remote area 253 miles (407 km) east of Ittoqqortoormiit in Greenland. It was strong enough to Read More

A better way to 'live forever,' even for nonbillionaires

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Is there a cure for death? FILE PHOTO: People enjoy a walk at sunset past beach cabin on the pebbled beach in Cayeux-sur-Mer, France, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo Some Silicon Valley billionaires are looking for it – or at least a way to extend life spans dramatically, perhaps by hundreds Read More

Turkey vows to make ‘sea bandits’ drilling gas off Cyprus pay, like ‘terrorists in Syria’ did

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Ankara will not allow any “sea bandits” to roam free and tap the disputed natural gas reserves off Cyprus, Turkey’s president has vowed, while commissioning a new warship to challenge competitors militarily, should the need arise. “We will not accept attempts to seize natural resources in the Eastern Mediterranean through the exclusion of Turkey and Read More

Oil rally faces tidal wave of supply

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(Reuters) – The oil market’s two-year bull run is running into one of its biggest tests in months, facing a tidal wave of supply and growing worries about economic weakness sapping demand worldwide. FILE PHOTO: A drilling crew uses a mechanical roughneck machine to thread drill pipe together on an oil rig in the Permian Read More

Noble Energy Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results, Including Nearly 30 Percent Year on Year Operating Cash Flow Growth

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HOUSTON, Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) (“Noble Energy” or the “Company”) today announced third quarter 2018 financial and operating results.  Highlights include: Delivered sales volumes of 345 MBoe/d, with all business units at or above the midpoint of guidance.°  Increased U.S. onshore liquids production to 172 MBbl/d, up 18 percent(1) Read More

6.2 quake strikes New Zealand’s North Island, disrupts parliament session

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Published time: 30 Oct, 2018 02:33 Edited time: 30 Oct, 2018 03:07 A powerful 6.2 earthquake has struck New Zealand, some 64 kilometers east of the town of Waitara, and was felt all across the island nation, including the capital city of Wellington. No tsunami warning was issued by the nation’s Civil Defence. So far Read More

'Just a little wobble': Thousands feel 6.1-magnitude quake in New Zealand

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck New Zealand’s north island on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said, a tremor felt by thousands of people although there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Parliament was briefly suspended in Wellington and some flights aborted landings there, the New Zealand Herald newspaper Read More

Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 hits south of Argentina's town of Ushuaia: USGS

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck on Monday south of the resort town of Ushuaia in Argentina, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit 324 km (201 miles) south of Ushuaia, on the archipelago of Tierra del Fuego, Read More

'Screams' as powerful earthquake hits Zante

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The popular Greek island of Zakynthos has been hit by a powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake. Britons visiting the tourist island, also known as Zante, were forced to evacuate their hotels, with half-dressed parents waiting by the pool for hours in the cold clutching children in blankets at around 2am local time (1am BST). One said Read More