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French pair invent plastic-to-fuel recycler fit for African bush

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PUGET-THENIERS, France (Reuters) – A French actor and a self-taught inventor have designed a low-tech machine that converts plastic waste into diesel (gasoil) and petrol, which they say could help fight pollution and provide fuel for remote communities in developing countries. Christofer Costes, a French inventor who created a machine that turns plastic waste into Read More

Roaming explorers sneak inside legendary Soviet Buran spaceship husk (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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A pair of amateur explorers have sneaked inside the abandoned hangar at the Baikonur cosmodrome to film inside the husk of the legendary and once state of the art USSR spaceship. By the time the Soviet response to the Space Shuttle program, the Buran-Energia, was abandoned, two fully-capable Buran spaceships were produced. The first and Read More

Japan to get first aircraft carriers since World War II as part of record $242bn defense plan

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For the first time since World War II, Japan is seeking aircraft carriers to counter what it says is a growing threat from China. Tokyo also wants to purchase over 100 F-35s as part of a staggering $242-billion defense plan. Japan will spend the hefty sum on top-notch equipment between now and 2024, according to Read More

AFGlobal signs frame agreement with ExPert Riser Solutions

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12/17/2018 Marine drilling riser. Photo: AFGlobal. HOUSTON — AFGlobal has announced they have signed a frame agreement with ExPert Riser Solutions, LLC that will bring together the companies’ marine drilling riser inspection and drilling riser repair services. This agreement will combine the companies’ respective core technologies, experience, engineering, and manufacturing capabilities to provide a robust Read More

Annova's Texas Brownsville LNG export plant passes environmental test

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(Reuters) – Annova LNG’s proposed Brownsville liquefied natural gas export terminal in Texas took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Friday after staff at the federal energy regulator issued a draft environmental report. In the report, known as an environmental impact statement, staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concluded construction Read More

First commissioning cargo departs Cheniere’s Corpus Christi facility

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12/14/2018 Photo: Cheniere liquefaction facility in Texas. HOUSTON — Cheniere Energy announced that the first commissioning cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has loaded and departed from its Corpus Christi liquefaction facility in Texas, marking the first export of LNG from the state and from a greenfield liquefaction facility in the lower 48 states. The Read More

Coming changes in marine fuel sulfur limits will affect global oil markets

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December 14, 2018 For the next two weeks (December 17–December 31), Today in Energy will feature a selection of our favorite articles from 2018. New articles will resume on January 2, 2019. International regulations limiting sulfur in fuels for ocean-going vessels, set to take effect in January 2020, have implications for vessel operators, refiners, and Read More

Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court docs show

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Around $150 millions’ worth of oil was stolen from Shell’s biggest global Refinery over several years, Singapore court documents reviewed by Reuters show, far more than reported when police first revealed the heist earlier this year. FILE PHOTO: Shell’s company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. Read More

Scale of theft at Shell's Singapore refinery much greater, court documents show

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Around $150 millions’ worth of oil was stolen from Shell’s biggest global Refinery over several years, Singapore court documents reviewed by Reuters show, far more than reported when police first revealed the heist earlier this year. FILE PHOTO: Shell’s company logo is pictured at a gas station in Zurich April 8, 2015. Read More