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Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

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RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for low-cost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry. Smoke is seen following a fire at Aramco facility in the eastern Read More

US believes attacks came from Iran as oil supplies resume

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter The attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities originated from inside Iran, according to US media reports. It comes as the Saudi energy minister announced that half of the crude oil production cut after the attack had been restored. The remainder will be fully restored by the end of the month, Read More

Explainer: Why Asia’s biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

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TOKYO (Reuters) – China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars. FILE PHOTO: An Air Liquide hydrogen station for hydrogen fuel cell cars is seen in Paris, France, October 13, 2016. Read More

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change. FILE PHOTO: Vapor is released into the sky at a refinery in Wilmington, California March 24, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Read More

House panel asks Boeing CEO to testify October 30 on 737 MAX

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FILE PHOTO: Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., April 29, 2019. Jim Young/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Tuesday formally asked Boeing (BA.N) chief executive Dennis Muilenburg to testify on the now grounded 737 MAX that has been involved in two deadly Read More

U.S. worker, food-safety advocates sound alarm over new hog slaughter rules

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. food safety and the health of plant workers will be at risk from new federal rules that allow meat companies to slaughter hogs as fast as they want and shift the role of government inspectors, food and environmental advocates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Workers cut pork at a slaughterhouse in Read More

Governor Kate Brown Holds Ceremony to Sign SB98 for Renewable Natural Gas

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PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Governor Kate Brown gathered with NW Natural and other supporters to ceremoniously sign another landmark bill for the State of Oregon: Senate Bill 98 allows utilities to acquire renewable natural gas on behalf of customers and is the first of its kind in the nation. Renewable Read More

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emission rules: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards and barring all states from setting such rules, two auto industry officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel (gasoil) cars sit in a 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

Feature: IMO 2020 mandate creates Singapore-Fujairah arbitrage for LSFO

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Singapore — The fuel oil market has started to see International Maritime Organization-compliant marine fuel being shipped from Singapore to Fujairah, several market participants told S&P Global Platts, confirming expectations of imminent changes to global trade flows for residual fuels going into 2020. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Read More