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Astronomers discover most MASSIVE neutron star known to man

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Astronomers have detected a neutron star which beggars belief, being so big it challenges our understanding of extreme objects in the universe. The pulsar, with the catchy name J0740+6620, is the first neutron star humans have detected measuring over two solar masses.  Using the timing of its pulses, astronomers have calculated its mass to be Read More

‘IS-infested’ island wiped out by 40 tonnes of explosives

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US warplanes have dropped 40 tonnes of explosives on an island in northern Iraq to annihilate an Islamic State hideout. F-15 and F-35 fighter jets were used in the joint operation between US-led coalition forces and the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service, which targeted Qanus Island in the Tigris River. Footage of the attack on IS – Read More

Poland wins bid to reduce Russian control of EU gas pipeline

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By Stephanie Bodoni, Vanessa Dezem and Maciej Martewicz on 9/10/2019 LUXEMBOURG (Bloomberg) – Poland won a European Union court ruling that limits Russia’s control of a key natural gas link. The eastern European nation successfully challenged a European Commission decision from 2016 that allowed Gazprom PJSC to use most of the capacity on the Opal Read More

RigNet Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Galoc Production Company to Deliver the Digital Transformation Triple Play: Intelie Live, CyphreLink, and Managed Communications

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HOUSTON, Sept. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RigNet (NASDAQ: RNET, the company), the leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year agreement with Galoc Production Company (GPC) to deploy Intelie Live, RigNet’s machine learning-based analytics platform, onboard the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Rubicon Intrepid. Read More

Russia boosts gas supplies to Europe while transit deal with Ukraine in limbo

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Russian energy major Gazprom plans to pump twice as much gas into European storage than last year, while Moscow and Kiev have not still agreed on the terms of a new transit contract. Gazprom is planning to supply more than 11 billion cubic meters to storage facilities in Europe, the head of the company, Alexey Read More

BP spearheads offshore data harvesting in the North Sea

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9/9/2019 ABERDEEN – BP’s first foray into unmanned over-the-horizon operations, using Sonardyne technology and an unmanned surface vessel (USV), is helping it gather strategic data. It’s also a key step towards a more marine autonomous systems-led future. Craig Allinson, Survey and Positioning Lead at BP North Sea, explains. “Throughout the life of a field, reservoir Read More

Alaska snow cover thinning, may pose hurdle for refuge drilling

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By Steve Geimann on 9/9/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) – Snow depths on Alaska’s North Slope have thinned this year, the University of Alaska Fairbanks said in a study, creating a possible obstacle for exploration in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge thought to harbor more than 7 Bbbl of oil. Brisk arctic winds have been Read More

Singapore to join Russia-led free-trade zone in October

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One of the leading Asian economies, Singapore, is set to ink a free trade agreement with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) next month, Russia’s deputy minister of economic development has revealed to RT. In an interview to RT during the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) Timur Maksimov said that talks with Singapore on the free Read More