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Goldman, Bank of England and stock exchange targeted by climate activists in London

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LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental activists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange, blocked roads near the Bank of England and protested outside banks such as Goldman Sachs on Thursday to try to force Britain to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm. The Extinction Rebellion group has caused mass disruption across London, blocking Read More

Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals: lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of lawmakers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A man walks through Greenwich Park as a haze of pollution sits over the London skyline April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Luke Read More

Talos Energy appoints Shane Young as executive V.P. and CFO

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4/24/2019 HOUSTON — Talos Energy Inc. has announced the appointment of Shannon E. young, III as executive V.P. and CFO of Talos, effective May 16, 2019. Michael L. Harding, II, currently executive V.P., CFO, chief accounting officer and treasurer, will continue to serve as the chief accounting officer of the company on an interim basis Read More

Oil firm Equinor agrees climate change targets with investors

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OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) – Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor will revise its climate targets next year and assess its investments against U.N.-backed goals following talks with major investors. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Equinor, formerly known as Statoil, is seen at the company’s headquarters in Fornebu, Norway May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis Oil companies, among Read More

Shell has made a deepwater disciver in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

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4/24/2019 U.S. Gulf of Mexico Map. Photo: Equinor. THE HAGUE — Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has announced a significant discovery at the Blacktip prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Evaluation is ongoing and appraisal planning is underway to further delineate the discovery and define development options. “Blacktip is Read More

Equinor bends to investor pressure on climate

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By Kelly Gilblom on 4/24/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) – Equinor is the latest large oil company to bow to a major investor group that is pushing corporations to take more robust action on climate change. The Norwegian giant has agreed to align its business model with the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord and will Read More

Is this man the puppet master of Ukraine’s new president or an overhyped bogeyman?

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It doesn’t actually matter if Ukrainian-Israeli billionaire Igor Kolomoisky is the real power behind Volodymyr Zelensky – the president elect has to get rid of the oligarch if he is to make a break with the country’s corrupt past. The plots, deceits and conflicts of interest in Ukrainian politics are so transparent and hyperbolic, that Read More

Advance Notice of First Quarter Financial Results for Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.

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Houston, April 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.’s First Quarter Earnings Conference Call will be held Friday, May 3rd at 09:00am CST. Shell Midstream Partners’ participants will be Kevin Nichols, President and Chief Executive Officer and Shawn Carsten, Chief Financial Officer.  Financial information, including the earnings release will be released after markets Read More

China urges local governments to shell out resources to treat soil pollution

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has urged local authorities to invest more to clean up contaminated agricultural land, with some regions still failing to take responsibility for dangerous levels of soil pollution, the country’s agriculture ministry said on Monday. Soil pollution has emerged as one of China’s biggest environmental challenges, with nearly a fifth of the Read More