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Brazil’s ANP identifies opportunity to postpone oil and gas auctions in 2019

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5/24/2019 Photo: Petrobras Andre Ribiero vessel. RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Insight) — There is room to discuss postponement of at least one oil and gas auction in 2019. The president of the National Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP), Décio Oddone, said in late May that “there is room” for the postponement to Read More

World Bank ranks Ukraine as one of the poorest nations in Europe & beyond

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Ukraine is rated as one of the poorest countries in Europe and Central Asia when it comes to GDP per capita, according to the country’s key creditor, the World Bank. The agency placed the nation on the same level as Moldova, Armenia and Georgia, saying that it would take Ukraine more than 50 years to Read More

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Once regulators approve Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters. American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., Read More

Angola poised for South African energy expansion

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5/23/2019 Photo: (left) Angola President Joao Lourenco and (right) Guillaume Doane, CEO of Africa Oil & Power. JOHANNESBURG — As Angola works in attracting foreign investors from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, its closest African neighbors are also entering the race to tap into vast investment opportunities in Africa’s second biggest oil Read More

Brazil wants to double gas outflow from pre-salt formation

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5/23/2019 Brazil selected energy infrastructure. Photo: EIA. RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Magazine) — New routes to deliver the natural gas produced in the pre-salt could require $2 billion in investments, according to the Energy Research Company (EPE). The pipeline study would each have the capacity to transport between 10 MMcmd to 15 MMcmd, more 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

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo FORT WORTH, Texas/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co’s 737 MAX for Read More

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks prior to presenting the Public Safety Medals of Valor to officers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (Reuters) – The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, Read More

Factbox: Qualcomm’s ‘obstinance’ needs monitoring – judge

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(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices. FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen in San Diego, California, U.S. Read More