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'I was not prepared for the amount of plastic I saw in dead whale'

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A whale that washed up in the southern Philippines died after swallowing 40kg of plastic bags. Marine biologist Darrell Blatchley was called to recover the 4.7m-long (15.4ft) mammal after it was reported to be trapped off the coast of Mabini on Saturday. The Cuvier’s beaked whale had been vomiting up blood and showed signs of Read More

Jumbo wins offshore subsea decommissioning project in the North Sea

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3/18/2019 SCHIEDAM, The Netherlands — Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy BV, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles. The removal operation will take place in the offshore series of fields located in the P15 block 35 km northwest of Read More

Opsealog deploys MarineLog in ten Total affiliates

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3/17/2019 PARIS — Ten affiliates of Total Exploration & Production in Western Africa, North Sea, South America, Asia and the Middle East have deployed MarineLog to optimize their offshore logistics operations by reducing their costs and increasing their productivity. The service cost is more than covered by the savings generated. Two other Oil Majors are Read More

Video shows iPhone shredded to dust in a blender, all in the name of science

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AMAZING VIDEO: iPhone is shredded to dust in a blender Scientists at the University of Plymouth in the U.K. used a blender to reveal what our smartphones are made of. In remarkable video released by the university, an Apple iPhone is shredded to dust. The scientists then performed a detailed analysis of the resulting solution Read More

Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

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(Reuters) – Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, causing two deaths, tearing apart homes and swallowing roadways. The National Weather Service predicted dangerous flooding would continue through the weekend in Nebraska and in Read More

'Severe unintended consequences': OPEC threatens to kill US shale

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OPEC is ready to produce at full capacity if the NOPEC (No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act) bill is passed in Washington, an action that would likely kill the cash intensive US shale industry. The oil minister of the UAE, Suhail al-Mazrouei, reportedly told lenders at the meeting that if the bill was made Read More

PwC to pay $335 million over failed audits of Alabama's Colonial Bank: U.S. regulator

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FILE PHOTO: The exterior of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) is seen in Washington, DC, U.S. December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top U.S. banking regulator said on Friday that PricewaterhouseCoopers will pay $335 million to settle claims of “professional negligence,” after saying the auditor should have identified problems leading to the 2009 collapse of Read More

Global stocks gain on trade optimism, set for best week since January

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday after a report that U.S.-China trade talks were making progress and a vote by UK lawmakers to delay Britain’s exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville European stocks Read More

Cash cow? After paying billions in fines Volkswagen accused by US stock regulator of ‘massive fraud’

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a complaint against Volkswagen (VW), accusing the German automating giant and its former CEO Martin Winterkorn of defrauding US investors by cheating on emissions tests. The commission is charging the world’s second biggest car manufacturer of “reaping hundreds of millions of dollars in benefit by issuing Read More

SEC sues Volkswagen, ex-CEO over alleged emissions fraud on investors

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WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel (gasoil) emissions scandal, alleging a “massive fraud” on U.S. investors. A Volkswagen logo is seen on a new car model at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Read More