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Trump says he'll maintain some troops in Syria, media says 400 ‘peacekeepers’ to stay

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The US plans to keep a total of 400 troops in Syria, half in the Kurd-held northern part of the country and half at the southeastern border, at Al-Tanf base, a media report says citing an administration official. Earlier, Washington said it was planning to downsize its military presence in the north of Syria to Read More

Canadian regulator backs oil pipeline expansion, urges whale protections

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) regulator recommended on Friday that Ottawa approve expansion of the government-owned Trans Mountain oil pipeline, but made new, nonbinding recommendations to mitigate harm to Pacific Ocean killer whales. FILE PHOTO: Steel pipe to be used in the oil pipeline construction of Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain Read More

Huawei plan to fix British security fears due in H1 this year: executive

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LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei will present a plan to address British security concerns about its equipment by the end of the first half of this year, a senior company executive said on Thursday, following criticism the Chinese firm has not moved fast enough to fix the issues. FILE PHOTO: Ryan Ding, the chief of Huawei’s Read More

‘Peacekeeping group’? US to leave 200 troops in Syria for a ‘period of time’ after withdrawal

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Published time: 21 Feb, 2019 23:23 Edited time: 21 Feb, 2019 23:57 Despite President Donald Trump’s promises to withdraw American troops out of Syria, the US intends to maintain presence on the ground with a “small peacekeeping group” for an unspecified “period” of time, the White House said. “A small peacekeeping group of about 200 Read More

New methanol plants expected to increase industrial natural gas use through 2020

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February 21, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Platts New methanol plants under development in the United States are increasing natural gas consumption in the industrial sector. Methanol plants are among the most natural gas-intensive industrial end users and require natural gas both as a feedstock and for process heat. Read More

Adani Enterprises could wait up to two years for Carmichael mine approval

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Adani Enterprises might have to wait up to two years to get two environmental approvals to start construction at its controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia, a Queensland government official told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Indian billionaire Gautam Adani speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office in the western Read More

Why new report on May parliamentary elections spells trouble for the EU

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Anti-EU parties are on track to “paralyse decision-making” in Brussels after upcoming parliamentary elections in May, a new report claims. Does that spell serious problems for European politics? RT explains. The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) report describes the vote as “the most consequential parliamentary vote in the EU’s history” and says it is Read More

Essential Energy Services 2018 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast Details

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: ESN) (“Essential”) intends to release its 2018 fourth quarter and year-end financial results on March 6, 2019 and has scheduled a conference call and webcast at 10:00 am MT (12:00 pm ET) on March 7, 2019. The conference call dial in numbers Read More

Wall Street ends up slightly as Fed minutes support cautious stance

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting reaffirmed for investors that the U.S. central bank would be “patient” with respect to further interest rate hikes. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. Read More

Think of the billions! UK’s Hunt urges Germany to drop Saudi arms sales ban

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UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has pleaded with his German counterpart to drop Berlin’s ban on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, fearing it will damage the bottom line of UK and European arms manufacturers. In a private letter to German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ahead of a trip to Berlin Wednesday, Hunt said he was Read More