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Shell, BP join collaboration studying methane emissions from natural gas

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9/18/2019 DES PLAINES, IL – Shell and BP recently joined the Collaboratory for Advancing Methane Science (CAMS), an industry-led consortium helping the natural gas and oil industry continue to improve its environmental performance. Working to deliver transparent data to evaluate the most effective methane emissions reduction strategies, CAMS was established by leading industry companies Cheniere, Read More

India to boost crude imports from Russia after Saudi oil attacks

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The world’s third-largest oil consumer, India, is seeking to increase oil imports from Russia following drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities.The kingdom is the second biggest supplier of crude to India after Iraq. India’s Minister of Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan told reporters he had met with the Russian oil producer Rosneft’s CEO, Igor Sechin, to Read More

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe: source

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RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company’s statements shows. The logo of the Brucutu mine owned by Brazilian Read More

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers: WSJ

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Read More

Coffee spill in cockpit forces flight to turn around half way across the Atlantic

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A spilled cup of coffee in the cockpit of a passenger plane could have had drastic consequences as buttons began to melt and smoke filled the flight deck, forcing the pilot to perform a swift U-turn halfway across the Atlantic. The Airbus A330-243 was travelling from Frankfurt, Germany, to Cancun, Mexico, with 326 passengers on Read More

Top U.S. trade official submits USMCA ideas to Democrats: lawmakers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday sent U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing legislators’ concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, lawmakers and congressional sources said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on “The President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and the Read More

Exclusive: Purdue Pharma nears partial opioid settlement, bankruptcy filing – sources

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a partial agreement to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting as soon as next week, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: Read More

‘Day of Fire’: Blazes ignite suspicion in Amazon town

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NOVO PROGRESSO, Brazil (Reuters) – A maverick journalist in this isolated Brazilian ranching town warned his readers last month that the surrounding Amazon was about to go up in flames. Adecio Piran, a local journalist who first reported the story about the “Day of Fire” in Amazonia, is pictured in Novo Progresso, Para state, Brazil Read More

OPEC+ meets in Abu Dhabi, with deeper cuts off the agenda for now

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By Dina Khrennikova, Grant Smith and Nayla Razzouk on 9/11/2019 VLADIVOSTOK (Bloomberg) – Ministers from OPEC+ are gathering in Abu Dhabi with deeper production cuts off the agenda for now, but with a backdrop of growing concern about the strength of oil demand as the global economy slows. Crude has lurked in the low $60s Read More