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Trump sparks oil rally with Iran spat

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By Grant Smith on 5/24/2019 Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump. LONDON (Bloomberg) — Just over a week ago, crude prices were surging as attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil tankers and pipeline network spurred fears that the Middle East was on the brink of military confrontation. In the past two days, however, oil has suffered its Read More

India’s jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment

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GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) – When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai. People walk past buildings under construction at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Read More

Oil potential remains abundant beyond shale

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5/23/2019 HOUSTON — How does the oil and gas industry plan its future in the ever-changing operating environment? The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) International Petroleum Summit, held in Houston this week, focused on a number of themes which will help companies determine a strategy for the years ahead. The event is timely as Read More

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma – sources

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(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, made by Read More

Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants

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FILE PHOTO: Environmental activists on bicycles arrive to protest in the dried out riverbed of Cijevna River in Dinosa village, near Tuzi, Montenegro October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro’s government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power plants and reconsider Read More

China calls out U.S. ‘wrong actions’ as Huawei ban rattles supply chains

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing said Washington needs to correct its “wrong actions” for trade talks to continue after the U.S. blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered tech shares as investors feared a looming technology cold war. FILE PHOTO: A man takes a picture of a Huawei logo at Read More

3D-printable ‘Death Pod’ for ‘stylish’ and ‘peaceful’ suicide premiered at Venice expo

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Tired of the old, painful and ugly suicide methods? Now you can have a “peaceful, elective and lawful death” at the press of a button with Sarco, a suicide pod – and it even comes with a built-in eco-friendly coffin. Alongside halls filled with abstract art and video installations, browsers at the 58th Venice art Read More

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks. FILE PHOTO: Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) arrives for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing evaluating the Intelligence Community Assessment on “Russian Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in Ottawa. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with Read More