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LGBT group drops Navratilova over 'transphobic' comments

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been sacked as an ambassador for a group campaigning for LGBT sportspeople over “transphobic” comments. She wrote in The Sunday Times that it was “insane” and “cheating” for male-to-female athletes to be allowed to compete in women’s sport. “A man can decide to be female, Read More

TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces an Addition to the Executive Management Team and Recent Management Changes

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransGlobe Energy Corporation (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) announces an addition to the executive management team and recent management appointments. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT ADDITION Following a robust executive search, the Company is very pleased to announce that Geoffrey (Geoff) Probert has accepted an offer to join the Company as Read More

Azerbaijan to become a more significant supplier of natural gas to Southern Europe

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February 14, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration Azerbaijan is an important supplier of crude oil and natural gas in the Caspian Sea region, particularly to European markets. Azerbaijan’s exports of natural gas are poised to become a more significant part of the country’s economy. Azerbaijan produced about 600 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of dry Read More

Petro-Canada to provide Canadian EV drivers with Canada’s first coast-to-coast network of fast chargers 

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Petro-Canada, a Suncor business, is building a network of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations across the country. More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway at strategically located Petro-Canada stations from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Construction is set to begin this Read More

US Allies Japan and South Korea see Washington as ‘major threat’ to global security

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Japan and South Korea – US allies and home to a combined 82,000 US troops – see the United States as a “major threat” to global security. The Koreans fear the US more than North Korea, and more than anyone fears Russia. The world is a fearful place, a new Pew Research survey has found. Read More

EU will dissolve like Soviet Union unless Europeans ‘wake up’, George Soros warns

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The “sleeping pro-Europe majority” must “wake up” before the EU goes the way of the Soviet Union, billionaire George Soros has warned, adding that Europe’s political parties must give the bloc’s interests first priority. Pro-EU political parties must rally support ahead of crucial European Parliament elections in May, the Hungarian-American businessman and controversial influencer wrote Read More

Alberta's would-be leader vows to drop gloves in fight over oil

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By Kevin Orland and Josh Wingrove on 2/11/2019 CALGARY and OTTAWA (Bloomberg) — Canada’s oil sector may soon get a more combative advocate in the Alberta premier’s office.  Voters in Canada’s top oil-producing province head to the polls in the next few months and are poised to elect Jason Kenney, one of the country’s foremost Read More

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

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South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil majors and change the energy fortunes of the country. France’s major Total said that it had made a significant discovery on the Brulpadda prospects off the southern coast of South Africa. “With this discovery, Total Read More

What’s under the kilt? Highland Games may include ‘non-binary events’ after threats to slash funding

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A traditional Scottish competition of strength, skill and copious whisky consumption is set to become more inclusive after political pressure, even though a local trans group says none of its members have asked to participate. Ian Grieve, secretary of the Scottish Highland Games Association (SHGA), which oversees 60 separate competitive festivals all over the country, Read More

TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces Update to Significant Shareholder

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AIM & TSX:  “TGL” & NASDAQ:  “TGA” CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer)   1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii: TransGlobe Energy Read More