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Japan may offer its Fukushima robots to US for denuclearization of North Korea – report

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Japan has offered the US its best nuclear-cleanup robots – designed for Fukushima – for use in dismantling North Korea’s nuclear facilities, hoping to remain in the loop as Washington and Pyongyang talk denuclearization. The remote-controlled robots are being developed to remove melted fuel debris from the reactors in Fukushima, and must be able to Read More

Trump intervention triggered EPA’s surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation’s biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers. FILE PHOTO: A biodiesel (gasoil) vehicle is seen at Dogpatch Biofuels filling Read More

Refinery news roundup: Minor works at Russian refineries, Antipinsky back

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London — Only minor works were heard at Russian refineries before the start of the autumn refinery turnaround season in October. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Meanwhile, the Antipinsky refinery resumed operations on July 18, Sberbank said in a statement. Socar Energoresurs, a joint venture between Read More

Trump intervention triggered EPA’s surprise biofuel waiver decision: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation’s biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers. FILE PHOTO – A biodiesel (gasoil) vehicle is seen at Dogpatch Biofuels Read More

Crude oil futures rise on robust US economic data, Trump comments

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Crude oil futures were higher during mid-morning trade in Asia Friday, as robust US economic data released Thursday night gave some respite to markets that were trading lower on fears of a looming global recession. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 10:45 am in Singapore (0245 Read More

Premium brews in Asia stoke Carlsberg’s half-year sales

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(Reuters) – Danish brewer Carlsberg (CARLb.CO) posted a solid rise in half-year sales thanks to Asian markets, where consumers are trading up from mainstream beers to pricier premium brands, lifting its shares 5 percent on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Carlsberg beer cans are seen at a pub in Mumbai, India, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo Read More

Just Energy Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2020 Results

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Previously Announced Strategic Review ProgressingBase EBITDA from Continuing Operations of $24.2 MillionBusiness Remains Strong with Embedded Gross Margin of $2.1 BillionCommon Share Dividend Suspended as part of Strategic ReviewWalter M. Higgins III has been appointed to the Board of Directors TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE; NYSE:JE) (“Just Energy” Read More

Recession fears hit Wall Street after grim China, German data

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(Reuters) – Wall Street was set to open lower on Wednesday, as poor economic data from China and Germany put the focus back on the impact of a bruising Sino-U.S. trade war which is pushing some major economies toward the brink of recession. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Read More

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government’s digital services tax. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are seen in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo In July, Read More