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South African government withdraws sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax

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(Corrects headline and paragraphs 4, 5 and 7 of this May 24 story to show government withdrew changes before court ruling.) FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near cooling towers of the Hendrina power station, located south of Middelburg, South Africa, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s average temperatures are rising more Read More

Targa reports flaring at Mont Belvieu de-ethanizer in Texas

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Houston — Targa Resources reported flaring at a de-ethanizer at its Mont Belvieu, Texas, NGL storage and fractionation complex, according to a Friday filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “A leak developed on the de-ethanizer reboiler,” according to the Read More

Supermajors lead the way in high impact exploration

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5/24/2019 ABERDEEN — The largest oil companies are playing an increasingly important role in high impact exploration but performance was down in 2018, limited by a lack of depth in the quality of global drilling opportunities, according to experts at research consultancy, Westwood Global Energy Group. It’s 10th annual ‘State of Exploration’ report reviewed global Read More

Sembcorp Marine completes world’s biggest semi-submersible crane vessel for Heerema

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5/24/2019 Photo: Sembcorp Marine’s world’s heaviest semi-submersible crane vessel, Sleipnir. SINGAPORE — The world’s biggest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) is set to blaze a trail when it enters into service in the coming months, armed with the strongest pair of revolving cranes for offshore oil, gas and renewable energy installation and decommissioning jobs. Named after Read More

Patriot games: Chinese dump iPhones & switch to domestic Huawei devices amid US crackdown

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A growing number of former Apple devotees in China have started switching from iPhones to domestic Huawei smartphones as trade and technology tensions escalate between Washington and Beijing. The South China Morning Post reported that consumers were spurred by a rising “nationalist sentiment” to support the Chinese tech giant which has been blacklisted by the Read More

SeaBird Exploration: signing of agreements to acquire vessels, private placement becomes unconditional

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24 May 2019, Limassol, Cyprus NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF ANY OF THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN. Read More

Spectrum ASA: AGM minutes May 24th 2019

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On May 24th 2019 at 10am, the Annual General meeting was held in Spectrum ASA at the company’s premises in Oslo. All resolutions proposed were approved by the shareholders. For further information please see the minutes from the Annual General Meeting attached to this announcement (Norwegian and English). For additional information about this press release, Read More

Petrobras to deliver first VLCC cargo to its China bonded storage by end-June

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Singapore — Brazil’s Petrobras is scheduled to deliver a VLCC crude cargo to bonded storage facilities it has leased at Qingdao port in China’s eastern Shandong province by end-June, according to a port source with knowledge of the vessel and ship tracking data. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Read More

NCA appoints director to oversee production in growing nanotech business

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5/23/2019 PASADENA — Nissan Chemical America Corporation has appointed Keith Pace as director, operations. In his new role, Keith is responsible for overseeing the growth of the production plant in Pasadena as well as continued innovation of the company’s technologies, including its flagship line of nanoActiv products. Keith completed his degree in engineering technology at Read More

Silixa launches Carina Subsea 4D, ultra HD seismic data acquisition

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5/23/2019 Photo: Silixa fibre optic cables in the oil & gas industry. LONDON — Silixa announces the launch of Carina Subsea 4D, the permanent ultra HD in-well seismic data acquisition system for subsea wells. Installed as part of the well completion, the new engineered fiber optic system enables ultra-high definition 4D seismic data acquisition on Read More