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Riding with 'Uncle Diego': Uber's wild drive for growth in Chile

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile’s capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble. FILE PHOTO: A taxi driver holds a flag reading “No more Uber” during a nationwide strike to protest against Uber Technologies in Santiago, Chile Read More

Riding with 'Uncle Diego': Uber’s wild drive for growth in Chile

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile’s capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble. FILE PHOTO: A taxi driver holds a flag reading “No more Uber” during a nationwide strike to protest against Uber Technologies in Santiago, Chile Read More

Australia puts chance of El Niño in 2019 at 70 percent

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – A recent warming of the Pacific Ocean has led to a 70 percent chance of an El Niño weather event developing this year, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday. An El Niño weather event can trigger both floods and drought in different parts of the world, and is associated with warmer, Read More

Harvest Oil & Gas Announces Changes in Board of Directors

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HOUSTON, March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Harvest Oil & Gas Corp. (OTCQX: HRST) (“Harvest” or the “Company”) today announced that Colby Dunn has resigned from his positions as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) and member of the Board.  Prior to his resignation, Mr. Dunn served on the Compensation Read More

Saudi Arabia looks to expand from oil to natural gas with huge LNG investment in Russia’s Arctic

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Russia’s biggest independent gas producer Novatek is considering selling up to 30 percent of its Arctic LNG (liquefied natural gas) 2 project to Saudi national oil giant Saudi Aramco. Shortly after selling a 10-percent stake in the project to France’s Total, Novatek said it is ready to consider a deal with Saudi Arabia as it Read More

ExxonMobil delays $1.9 billion Canada project amid oil-sands woes

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By Kevin Orland on 3/17/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — ExxonMobil Corp. is delaying a C$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion) oil-sands project in Canada by at least a year as the nation’s energy industry grapples with a shortage of pipeline space and government-mandated production cuts. Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, Imperial Oil Ltd., had originally planned to bring the 75,000-bopd Read More

API-MN supports passage of bill focused on protecting critical energy infrastructure

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3/17/2019 ST. PAUL — API’s Minnesota Petroleum Council Director Erin Roth released the following statement applauding the passage of SF 2011, an important bill focused on protecting critical energy infrastructure in Minnesota following the recent attempts of sabotage on Line 3. “Late Friday, the Minnesota Senate Judiciary and Public Finance Committee recognized, with no opposition Read More

‘He wasn’t representing Ireland’: Irish PM upstaged by Conor McGregor at Chicago St Patrick’s parade

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PR-obsessed Irish PM Leo Varadkar was left squirming after leading Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade alongside recently-arrested UFC bad boy Conor McGregor. Varadkar claimed McGregor “wasn’t representing Ireland.” Varadkar led the massive, three-hour parade through the streets of the Windy City on Saturday, as part of his annual four-day trip to the US as Taoiseach Read More

Amazon's second headquarters clears key Virginia funding vote

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People move about in front of the rostrum before a news conference about the announcement that Crystal City has been selected as home to Amazon’s new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A financial package worth an estimated $51 million for Amazon.com Inc’s second headquarters in northern Virginia Read More

Amazon's second headquarters clears blocks in Virginia funding vote

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s planned second headquarters in northern Virginia cleared a key test on Saturday when local officials approved a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million amid a small but vocal opposition. Amazon in November picked National Landing, a site jointly owned by Arlington County and the city of Alexandria, just Read More