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Trudeau’s pipeline expansion gets boost from court ruling

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By Natalie Obiko Pearson on 5/24/2019 Photo: Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. VANCOUVER (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bid to complete the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has received a British Columbia top appeals court ruling that states that the province doesn’t have the jurisdiction to restrict shipments of oil-sands crude. Premier John Horgan’s Read More

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said Read More

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China’s heartland

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ANYANG/SANGPO, China (Reuters) – For years, China’s industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy. A poster showing Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen in front of the Xinyuan Steel plant Read More

Bunker testing company VPS sees wide range of 0.5% S fuel viscosity

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Amsterdam — Bunker testing laboratory VPS has seen a wide viscosity range in the samples it has seen so far of new cleaner marine fuel blends for use when the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur limit drops to 0.5% next year, the company said Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

Canada’s first Tier 4 final service rig

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5/23/2019 Photo: CARE Industries Tier 4, final-certified service rig build for Compass Well Servicing in Red Deer, Canada. RED DEER, Canada — Built by CARE Industries, Canada’s first Tier 4 final-certified service rig was recently delivered to Compass Well Servicing in Red Deer. To stay productive, oil and gas operations must upgrade their equipment to Read More

PGS and TGS Announce Torngat 3D Survey Offshore East Canada

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May 17, 2019: Oslo, Norway, PGS and TGS announce the Torngat 3D MultiClient project in Offshore East Canada. Torngat 3D will cover approximately 3,287 square kilometers and encompasses sections of the open acreage included in the Labrador South November 2021 bid round. PGS’ Ramform Titan will perform the acquisition, utilizing Geostreamer® technology.  The project is Read More

Japan’s Cosmo Oil to halt supply of 1.0% sulfur A-fuel oil as early as Sep

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Tokyo — Japan’s third largest refiner Cosmo Oil will halt the supply of 1.0% sulfur A-fuel oil in the domestic rack and waterborne markets from as early as September, when it starts to supply bunker fuels that comply with the International Maritime Organization’s sulfur limit rule, a company official told S&P Global Platts Thursday. Not Read More

Ireland launches privacy probe into Google for personal data hoarding & trading

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The Irish internet privacy watchdog is investigating whether Google’s collection and use of personal data on its Ad Exchange platform violates EU laws, potentially putting Google on the hook for millions of euros in fines. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has opened a probe into the search behemoth’s compliance with the sweeping data protection Read More

Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, Carbon Engineering begin engineering of the world’s largest Direct Air Capture and sequestration plant

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5/22/2019 Photo: Smokestack. HOUSTON and SQUAMISH — Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental, and Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE), a Canadian clean energy company, has announced they are jointly proceeding with the engineering and design of the world’s largest Direct Air Capture (DAC) and sequestration facility. The companies are evaluating a facility Read More