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California wildfires: High winds bring new risk

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Winds are rising again in California, bringing bad news for emergency crews struggling to control wildfires that have already claimed scores of lives. The US state officially emerged from a five-year drought last year but much of the land is still parched and, with the strong winds, firefighters are bracing themselves for difficult conditions. <div Read More

Large shark nursery found off Irish coast

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A rare shark nursery has been found off the Irish coast by marine scientists exploring the country’s coral reefs. Scientists working on the Irish government’s INFOMAR programme used a remotely operated vehicle to dive to depths of 750m, where the nursery was discovered. According to the chief scientist, it is the largest ever found in Read More

The celebrities caught up in the California wildfires

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As wildfires continue to tear across California, celebrities are among the hundreds of thousands of people forced to flee their homes in Los Angeles and Malibu. Like many others, some stars have seen their properties and possessions razed to the ground. Here are the celebrities who have been affected by the Woolsey fire, which is Read More

Malibu hit by fires that burst alive without warning

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The police road blocks are the first indicators that you are entering a disaster zone. Restricted access, mandatory evacuations and a simple police message: you have to leave and you can’t come back. This is Malibu – under siege from mother nature. Image: Most Malibu residents were told to evacuate The stench of smoke and Read More

Global oil and gas leaders discuss evolving energy landscape

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11/11/2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE – Twenty-six of the world’s leading oil and gas sector leaders gathered in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, for a high-level industry forum focused on the evolving dynamics of the energy landscape, and the opportunities for hydrocarbon-produced energy to support global growth, today, and in the future. His Highness, Sheikh Hamed bin Read More

UPDATE – Seismic Technologies Business of Fairfield Geotechnologies to be Acquired by Magseis

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HOUSTON, Nov. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fairfield Geotechnologies (“Fairfield”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Magseis ASA (“Magseis”) whereby Magseis will acquire the Seismic Technologies business from Fairfield comprising data acquisition, nodal and system sale & rental activities, including all shares in Fairfield’s wholly owned UK subsidiary WGP Group Read More

Senegal targets bigger royalties, stakes in new oil code

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By alonso soto on 11/9/2018 Photo: BP. DAKAR, Senegal (Bloomberg) — Senegal is considering raising royalties and taking a bigger stake in oil and natural gas projects as part of the West African nation’s overhaul of its oil code, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg. Senegal is revising its code as a string of Read More

What is at stake in the Keystone XL pipeline ruling?

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge in Montana halted construction of TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday, saying a U.S. environmental analysis “fell short of a ‘hard look’” at the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions and the impact on Native American land resources. FILE PHOTO: A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump Read More

U.S. Fed to reconsider 'stress capital buffer' plan: official

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Randal Quarles, head of supervision at the Federal Reserve, said on Friday the central bank would re-propose aspects of a bank capital rule known as the “stress capital buffer” due to industry concerns. FILE PHOTO: Randal Quarles, Federal Reserve board member and Vice Chair for Supervision, takes part in a swearing-in ceremony Read More