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Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump returns after travelling Read More

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California

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(Reuters) – A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said. The Mountain Fire, which erupted about noon PDT just north of the town of Bella Vista in Shasta County, Read More

Markets doubt Fed’s ability to defend economy, spur inflation

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation expectations. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (R) speaks with New York Fed President John Williams and Kansas City Fed President Read More

SAExploration Appoints Industry Veteran Michael Faust as Interim President in Addition to Role as Executive Chairman of the Board

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HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SAExploration Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAEX, OTCQB: SXPLW) today announced the appointment of industry veteran Michael Faust as interim President of the Company with immediate effect. Additionally, as previously disclosed, Mr. Faust has assumed the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of SAExploration. Mr. Faust brings Read More

US rig count slips below 1,000 for first time since May 2017

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Houston — Rig count at 998 this week, down 9 Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Gas rigs down 6 to 199, lowest level since 2017 Oil rigs, down 3 to 793, also lowest in 2+ years The US oil and gas rig count slipped below 1,000 Read More

Westport Fuel Systems Announces New Chief Financial Officer

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VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (“Westport Fuel Systems“) (TSX:WPRT / Nasdaq:WPRT) today announced the appointment of Richard Orazietti as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO“) effective September 3, 2019. Mr. Orazietti has had a distinguished career as a finance leader with expertise across multiple finance disciplines and extensive experience working Read More

NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. Appoints Valerie Mitchell as New Director

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HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. (“NCS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:NCSM) announced today that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) has appointed Valerie Mitchell as a new director. Ms. Mitchell, 47, is the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Corterra Energy, LLC, which she helped Read More

Syria opens ‘humanitarian corridor’ for civilians to flee rebel area

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A “humanitarian corridor” has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said. The country’s foreign ministry said the corridor in the village of Suran, to the south of Hama province, would allow people from the north of Hama and southern Read More

Pompeo tells Trudeau that U.S. officials are focusing on release of two Canadians in China

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who have been held by China since late last year. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Trudeau’s office on Parliament Read More

Japan slams South Korea’s decision to scrap intel-sharing as ‘completely mistaken response’

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Seoul’s decision not to extend its agreement with Japan on exchanging military intelligence has sparked an angry reaction in Tokyo, which branded the move as absolutely inadequate, as the row between the two neighbors escalates. The deal in question – the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) – is set to expire on August Read More