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U.S. biofuel trade group asks judge to halt new EPA small refinery waivers: documents

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. biofuels trade group asked a federal court on Wednesday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from giving refiners new waivers from the country’s biofuels law until the agency reverts to the tougher criteria it used to assess applications before Donald Trump’s presidency, according to court papers. The waivers can Read More

Martin Midstream Partners Announces Strategic Initiatives

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KILGORE, Texas, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (Nasdaq:MMLP) (the “Partnership”) announced today strategic initiatives designed to strengthen the balance sheet by reducing leverage and allowing the Partnership to retain earnings to fund growth opportunities.  These initiatives consist of: The previously announced marketing of the Partnership’s gas storage assets. The active Read More

‘Rules of engagement have been liberalized’: Ex-Pentagon analyst to RT on US killings in Afghanistan

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More Afghan civilians are being killed by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgents, the UN reports, 18 years after US military involvement in the country began. Between January and March 2019, 581 civilians were killed in Afghanistan, 305 died at the hands of foreign and pro-government forces, while insurgent groups Read More

Saudis see no need for immediate action on oil market

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By Anthony DiPaola, Matthew Martin and Yousef Gamal El-Din on 4/24/2019 DUBAI (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said the world’s biggest oil exporter sees no need to take immediate action in the crude market, signaling a cautious response to the U.S. decision to tighten sanctions on Iran. The kingdom won’t significantly raise output in Read More

Equinor bends to investor pressure on climate

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By Kelly Gilblom on 4/24/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) – Equinor is the latest large oil company to bow to a major investor group that is pushing corporations to take more robust action on climate change. The Norwegian giant has agreed to align its business model with the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord and will Read More

Bayer bosses facing shareholder reckoning over Monsanto deal as cancer lawsuits mount

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German Pharmaceutical giant Bayer is running into mounting shareholder opposition ahead of its annual meeting on Friday. The company’s investors are faulting management for failing to foresee the risks of its biggest deal ever. A growing number of shareholders have said they won’t support executives and supervisory board members in the upcoming no-confidence vote. The Read More

Occidental Makes Superior Proposal to Acquire Anadarko

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$76.00 Per Share Cash and Stock Proposal Represents Premium of Approximately 20% to Current Value of Transaction Accepted by Anadarko Would Create a $100+ Billion Global Energy Leader with over 1.4 Million Boe/d of Production to Drive Significant Value and Returns for Occidental and Anadarko Shareholders Expected to Be Accretive to Cash Flow and Free Read More

WATCH Kim Jong-un’s bodyguards POLISH his moving train as it arrives in Russia’s Far East

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Published time: 24 Apr, 2019 08:53 North Korea watchers witnessed a peculiar scene as Kim Jong-un arrived in Vladivostok. As the train was about to stop, Kim’s bodyguards poured onto the platform to wipe clean the door their boss was about to exit through. Wearing black business suits and snow-white gloves, the athletic Korean men Read More

Trump’s Iran decision could kill the OPEC+ deal

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Trump’s decision to let Iran waivers expire could kill off the OPEC+ deal while dealing a serious blow to the coalition’s ability to coordinate production cuts. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration’s decision to let waivers expire “surprised buyers and others who had been told by State Department officials in recent weeks to expect Read More