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Brazil's Senate to vote on transfer-of-rights bill November 27

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Rio de Janeiro — Brazil’s Senate will vote November 27 on a bill that would allow state-run oil company Petrobras to sell down its 100% stake in the subsalt transfer-of-rights areas and potentially open the door for an auction to sell development rights to as much as 15 billion barrels of crude, making it one Read More

Deadly California wildfire grows, only 30 percent contained

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighters struggled on Tuesday to contain the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history as a further 8,000 acres burned and search teams resumed sifting through charred wreckage in a hunt for human remains. The “Camp Fire,” raging about 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco, has expanded to Read More

Iowa senator says expect fewer biofuel waivers from Wheeler's EPA

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks with reporters as he arrives for the weekly Senate Republican caucus luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may issue fewer biofuel waivers to small refineries under Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler than Read More

Deadly California wildfire grows, still only 30 percent contained

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – The deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history has burned a further 8,000 acres and remained only 30 percent contained, California fire officials said on Tuesday as search teams resumed sifting through charred wreckage in a hunt for human remains. The “Camp Fire,” raging about 175 miles (280 km) north Read More

RigNet Introduces Enhanced Cyber Services for Energy

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HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), a global leader in customized communications services, today introduced its Enhanced Cyber Services (ECS); the first offering is tailored to improve data and system security for energy companies by providing real-time threat detection, network visualization, and advanced investigative capabilities. RigNet’s ECS will enable customers Read More

‘Completely safe’: Monsanto owner Bayer hit by new wave of lawsuits over Roundup weed killer

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German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer disclosed that lawsuits from 9,300 plaintiffs were pending at the end of October. The lawsuits allege that the company’s recently acquired weed-killing product causes cancer. Plaintiffs claim that Roundup weed killers, which Bayer acquired in its takeover of US agrochemical firm Monsanto, made them ill and that the company Read More

Search for bodies, answers after California wildfire kills 42

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Search teams were set to sift through the charred wreckage of Paradise, California, on Tuesday in the search of human remains as authorities investigated the cause of state’s deadliest ever wildfire. The “Camp Fire” blaze, still raging in northern California, has killed at least 42 people and left 228 others listed Read More

At least 42 fatalities tallied in California's deadliest wildfire ever

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday. The latest death toll, up from 29 tallied over the Read More

Paradise lost: Grim search under way in incinerated California town

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(Reuters) – Experts in identifying human tissue joined California police and firefighters on Monday in sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in the state’s history, searching for remains of 228 missing people. Firefighters gather around a fire truck as they battle the Woolsey fire in West Hills, Southern Read More

Northern California officials fear record wildfire death toll could rise

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Emergency teams searched on Monday for more than 200 people listed as missing in the deadliest northern California wildfire on record, and officials voiced concerns the casualty toll will climb higher as a resurgence of fierce winds fanned the flames. The deadly Camp Fire also ranked as California’s most destructive ever Read More