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Russia strikes back at Ukrainian sanctions with export ban on oil & petroleum products

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Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products among other goods to Ukraine, as well as blacklisting certain imports from the country in response to Kiev’s sanctions against Moscow. Apart from oil, the expanded restrictions on specific Ukrainian goods include engineering products, consumer goods, and metal products, worth almost US$250 million as of 2018, Read More

Russia strikes back at Ukrainian sanctions with export ban on oil & petroleum products

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Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products among other goods to Ukraine, as well as blacklisting certain imports from the country in response to Kiev’s sanctions against Moscow. Apart from oil, the expanded restrictions on specific Ukrainian goods include engineering products, consumer goods, and metal products, worth almost US$250 million as of 2018, Read More

What happened to Notre Dame’s priceless treasures?

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By Sunita Patel-Carstairs, news reporter Firefighters risked their lives to save Notre Dame’s priceless historical artefacts of religious and cultural significance from the raging inferno that engulfed the 12th century cathedral. Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo confirmed most artworks and several of the most sacred relics had been saved from the fire which ravaged much of Read More

Venezuela’s oil production drops by half during blackouts

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By Fabiola Zerpa on 4/4/2019 Photo: Orinoco basin map, Venezuela. CARACAS (Bloomberg) — Rolling blackouts across much of the country that started on March 7 paralyzed most of the country’s oil wells and rigs, which have slowly come back online. Oil output averaged less than 600,000 bpd during the blackouts, the people said, who asked Read More

Gazprom Neft commissions third production well at Sarqala field

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4/4/2019 MOSCOW — Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazprom Neft Middle East B.V. has commissioned a third production well at its Sarqala field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). Sarqala field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Photo: Gazprom Neft. Potential production at this new well is estimated at 12,000 bpd. Cumulative daily oil production at Read More

Infected U.S. shale oil is being turned away by Asian buyers

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By Serene Cheong, Sharon Cho and Alfred Cang on 3/27/2019 SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — The complex web of U.S. pipelines, tanks and export terminals that’s helped make America the world’s top oil producer is causing a headache for some crude buyers. As various types of crude pass through the supply chain from inland shale fields spanning Read More

Aluminum producer Hydro hit by cyber attack, shuts some plants

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest producers of aluminum, was battling on Tuesday to contain a cyber attack which hit parts of its production, sending its shares lower and aluminum prices higher. FILE PHOTO: An aluminium coil is seen during opening of a production line for the car industry at a Read More

Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

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EILAT, Israel (Reuters) – For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn’t stop the sea life. A still image taken from underwater video footage shows a diver from Israel Nature and Parks Authority removing Read More

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: Little is known about toxic chemicals released when a whole town burns and the wind would soon blow away evidence. FILE PHOTO: Vanthy Bizzle hands some small religious Read More

Venezuelans risk illness as they resort to dirty water

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By Stuart Ramsey, chief correspondent, in Caracas All across Caracas you see the heads of groups of people in muddy holes. They are surrounded by plastic bottles. They are digging down to find water trickling from ruptured pipes. People are now desperate. The news spreads like wild fire through the streets of the barrios and Read More