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October 01, 2017
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Texas energy sector okay after Harvey, Fed survey finds



Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
Respondents to a survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said Hurricane Harvey should have only a modest, but lingering, impact on the energy sector. Hurricane Harvey hit the southern coast of Texas and the largest density of refineries on the southern Gulf Coast in late August. By now, all of the refineries are back in service, though eight are still operating at reduced capacity. Around 15 percent of total U.S. refining capacity was impacted by the storm at the peak. About half ... read more

OIL AND GAS
Summer best time to back out of OPEC deal, Russia says
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
It's best to draw out of the OPEC-led effort to balance the market with production cuts during the summer when demand is high, Russia's energy minister said. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Crude oil rally extends on strong U.S. economic figures
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
Strong showing for the pace of U.S. economic growth in the second quarter gave further strength Thursday to the sustained rally in crude oil prices. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Wood Mac: Non-OPEC resilience impressive
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
In the short run, the overall stability for oil production outside the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is a spoiler for the bulls, analysis finds. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Encana latest North American energy company to shake off Harvey
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
North American energy producer Encana Corp. became the latest to say its operations weren't curtailed by the impact in Texas from Hurricane Harvey. ... more
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French, Norwegian companies work on new operations off Brazil
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
French energy services company TechnipFMC said a new contract offshore Brazil takes a relationship with a Norwegian oil company to the global stage. ... more
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Sanchez Energy unfazed by Hurricane Harvey
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
U.S. shale exploration and production company Sanchez Energy said its production from its assets in Texas was accelerating even after Hurricane Harvey. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Turkey upbeat about economic potential
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
Buoyed by energy ambitions, but concerned with national security, the Turkish government said it was bent on maintaining robust economic growth. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Share value for giant Israeli gas field revised higher
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
The value present in the Leviathan gas field off the coast of Israel was revised higher for one of the drilling partners, an independent review found. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Europe still needs us, Gazprom says
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
Russian energy company Gazprom said that, because of dwindling resources of its own, the European market was still largely dependent on its natural gas. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Crude oil prices up after Turkey threatens to close Kurdish pipeline
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
Turkey's threat to close a Kurdish oil pipeline, potentially disrupting production of one half million barrels per day, sent global crude prices upward on Wednesday. ... more


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LNG could be the answer for ASEAN
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
After 50 years, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations need to coordinate on energy issues and consider LNG as a basis for cooperation, analysis finds. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Kiir tells South Sudan police to work with UN
Juba (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
President Salva Kiir on Wednesday ordered South Sudanese police to cooperate with a new 4,000-strong United Nations force being deployed in the capital Juba. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Erase fracking regulations, industry tells Trump
Washington (UPI) Sep 26, 2017
With a court dismissing a challenge to federal rules on hydraulic fracturing, producers said it was time for President Trump to erase the law altogether. ... more
OIL AND GAS
Texas oil production slightly lower, early data show
Washington (UPI) Sep 26, 2017
Crude oil production reported to the state energy regulator in Texas for July was slightly lower than last year, preliminary data show. ... more



With extra sugar, leaves get fat too
Upton, NY (SPX) Sep 26, 2017
Eat too much without exercising and you'll probably put on a few pounds. As it turns out, plant leaves do something similar. In a new study at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, scientists show that retaining sugars in plant leaves can make them get fat too. In plants, this extra fat accumulation could be a good thing. It could help turn plants into factories f ... more
Urbana IL (SPX) Sep 21, 2017
Researchers discover unique property of critical methane-producing enzyme
Providence RI (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Researchers develop 3-D-printed biomaterials that degrade on demand
Chicago IL (SPX) Sep 27, 2017
Illinois researchers develop gene circuit design strategy to advance synthetic biology
Flexible semitransparent solar cells made from atomically thin sheet
Sendai, Japan (SPX) Sep 26, 2017
Researchers at Tohoku University have developed an innovative method for fabricating semitransparent and flexible solar cells with atomically thin 2D materials. The new technology improves power conversion efficiency of up to 0.7% - this is the highest value for solar cells made from transparent 2D sheet materials. Transparent or semi-transparent solar cells with excellent mechanical flexi ... more
Oakland CA (SPX) Sep 25, 2017
Solar Power Lights Up Amazon Communities Fighting Dirty Energy
Albany NY (SPX) Sep 25, 2017
Green Bank Network totals over $29 Billion for clean energy projects around the World
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
India gets lending support for a greener grid
French energy company to build wind power sector in India
Washington (UPI) Sep 20, 2017
French energy company ENGIE said it teamed up with an investment group to help develop a wind energy program in India, one of the world's fastest growing economies. The company formed a partnership with the Abraaj investment group to develop as much as 1 gigawatt of wind power in the Indian energy sector. "Energy demand is growing tremendously in India, and ENGIE is investing in ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
Finding better wind energy potential with the new European Wind Atlas
Washington (UPI) Sep 7, 2017
Last of the 67 turbines for a British wind farm installed
Washington (UPI) Sep 14, 2017
Kimberly-Clark next U.S. company to draw more on renewables
Russia floats out powerful nuclear icebreaker
Saint Petersburg (AFP) Sept 22, 2017
Russia on Friday held a launching ceremony for a powerful nuclear icebreaker, called Sibir (Siberia), in its drive to prepare a fleet for navigating the Northern Passage and hauling goods, particularly energy, to Asian markets. The massive new ship measures 173 metres in length and has two nuclear reactors with the propulsion power of 60 megawatts. It can crush ice up to three metres thi ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 27, 2017
BWXT awarded contract extension for nuclear waste facility operations
Abu Dhabi (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
UAE to open Arab Gulf's first nuclear reactor in 2018
London (AFP) Sept 20, 2017
Against rising headwinds, UK pushes ahead with nuclear projects
Cost of climate disasters to reach half of US growth in a decade: report
Washington (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
Economic losses from severe storms, hurricanes, floods, drought and wildfires are projected to reach at least $360 billion a year in the next decade in America, about half of annual US growth, according to a report out Wednesday. Since some kinds of severe weather can be made worse or more frequent by climate change, action is needed to move the United States away from fossil fuels and towar ... more
Sydney (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
Drought not dingos behind mainland Australia tiger extinction: study
Chicago IL (SPX) Sep 21, 2017
Science denial not limited to political right
Ottawa (AFP) Sept 20, 2017
Canada Tory MP called out for referring to minister as 'climate Barbie'
German police arrest another Audi employee over 'dieselgate'
Frankfurt Am Main (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
German prosecutors on Thursday said they had arrested a second employee of luxury carmaker Audi as part of a probe into parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal. The arrest on Wednesday came after investigators searched two premises, a spokeswoman for the prosecution's office in the southern city of Munich told AFP. She added that prosecutors had also widened their investig ... more
Singapore (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
Electric car-sharing service to roll into Singapore
Beijing (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
China delays electric car quota until 2019
London (AFP) Sept 26, 2017
James Dyson: Vacuum cleaner king turns to electric cars
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Iraq says defeats IS infiltration near Ramadi
Ramadi, Iraq (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
Islamic State group fighters seized areas around Ramadi, west of Baghdad, on Wednesday in an apparent attempt at a diversion from offensives on its last Iraqi footholds but were swiftly defeated, security sources said. The jihadist infiltrators briefly occupied three areas near the city, which is the capital of mainly Sunni Arab Anbar province, long a bastion of insurgency, the sources said. ... more
Baghdad (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
Iraq since the US-led invasion
Baghdad (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
Iraq hangs 42 prisoners on death row: ministry
Sharqat, Iraq (AFP) Sept 22, 2017
Iraq forces oust IS from northern town in drive on Hawija
N. Korean firms in China ordered to close by January
Beijing (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
China said Thursday North Korean companies operating in the country will have to shut down by January as Beijing applies UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test. The commerce ministry said the companies, including joint ventures with Chinese firms, have 120 days to close from the date the United Nations resolution was adopted, September 11. The sanctions spare, on a ... more
United Nations, United States (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
US presses for more Iran nuclear inspections
New York (AFP) Sept 26, 2017
US labels N. Korea 'war' claim absurd, as Pyongyang boosts defences
Pyongyang (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
Chinese traders get down to business at Pyongyang trade show
'Sing! China' concert in Taiwan halted amid protests
Taipei (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
A music concert in Taiwan descended into chaos over the weekend when independence activists clashed with pro-China groups, with three people injured in the scuffles. The incident comes amid heightened tensions between the self-ruled island and the mainland since Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen took office in May last year, with Beijing cutting off all official communications. The event ... more
Hong Kong (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
Hundreds mark third anniversary of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
Beijing (AFP) Sept 26, 2017
Interpol meets in Beijing as China hunts for fugitives
Hong Kong (AFP) Sept 23, 2017
Universities battleground for latest row over Hong Kong freedoms
The link between drought and riots in sub-Saharan Africa
Geneva, Switzerland (SPX) Sep 27, 2017
The scientific community has been working on the possibility of a relationship between periods of drought and rioting for several years. The University of Geneva (UNIGE), operating in partnership with the universities of Heidelberg (Germany) and Lucerne (Switzerland), has formally verified this hypothesis by studying almost 1,800 riots that occurred over a 20-year period in sub-Saharan Africa. ... more
Tafi Atome, Ghana (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
Ghanaian villagers profit from monkey business
Bamako (AFP) Sept 21, 2017
New ceasefire signed by armed groups
United Nations, United States (AFP) Sept 22, 2017
C. Africa asks UN to send more peacekeepers, ease arms embargo
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Pilot shortage plagues Air Force
Washington (UPI) Sep 25, 2017
The U.S. Air Force is more than 1,500 pilots short of its requirements, with senior service leaders warning the problem has potentially dire consequences. The pilot and aircrew shortage was discussed at a meeting Friday of more than 60 leaders at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. "We are in a crisis," Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said at the day-long Aircrew Summ ... more
Tianjin, China (AFP) Sept 20, 2017
Airbus opens first plane-completion centre in China
Washington (UPI) Sep 15, 2017
Israel receives F-35 aircraft
London (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
UK warns Boeing over Bombardier trade row
Japan raising up to $11.6 bn in postal giant share sale
Tokyo (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
Japan said on Monday that it expects to raise more than $11.6 billion by selling off another chunk of the country's massive postal service. The government will sell 914 million Japan Post shares at 1,322 yen apiece, it said in a regulatory filing, with the offering set to raise as much as 1.3 trillion yen ($11.6 billion) if domestic and foreign investors snap up an extra allotment of stock. ... more
Washington Sept 22, 2017
US says NAFTA helps Chinese goods reach American market
Hong Kong (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
US commerce secretary hopeful about Trump-Xi trade talks
Beijing (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
US commerce secretary in Beijing ahead of Trump trip
US defence chief in India to boost military ties
New Delhi (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
Stronger military ties between India and the United States should not affect relations with neighbours such as Pakistan, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said ahead of a visit to New Delhi. The Pentagon chief arrived Monday for a 48-hour trip - the first to India by any member of President Donald Trump's cabinet. "This is a historic opportunity for our two democracies at a time of strate ... more
Istanbul (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
Putin heads to Turkey for talks on weapons deal, Syria
Washington (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
Seesaw US-China ties on an upswing as Trump plans trip
Tokyo (AFP) Sept 28, 2017
Japan opposition unites in election bid to topple Abe
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Are plastic nanoparticles causing brain damage in fish?
Washington (UPI) Sep 25, 2017
Fish may be suffering brain damage as a result of plastic pollution. New research shows plastic nanoparticles can end up inside the brains of fish. "Our study is the first to show that nanosized plastic particles can accumulate in fish brains," Tommy Cedervall, a chemistry researcher at Lund University in Sweden, said in a news release. Cedervall and his colleagues tracked the pa ... more
Amsterdam (AFP) Sept 27, 2017
I.Coast toxic spill victims launch new Dutch court bid
Nantes, France (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
The waste-collecting cyclists who caught the UN's eye
Manila (AFP) Sept 26, 2017
Nestle tackles 'ocean-polluter' tag in Philippines
SES: emergency.lu Re-establishes Critical Connectivity in the Caribbean Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Luxembourg (SPX) Sep 27, 2017
The emergency.lu Rapid Response Kit has been deployed by the Government of Luxembourg to provide vital satellite-enabled connectivity to the coordination center in Dominica, following the devastation brought by the Category 5 Hurricane Maria, announced SES and its partners today. The connectivity provided on an SES satellite is used for broadband and voice communication, to ensure that eme ... more
Oslo (AFP) Sept 29, 2017
Nobel's shining stars who lost their lustre
Washington (AFP) Sept 29, 2017
Trump lifts barriers to Puerto Rico hurricane aid
Mexico City (AFP) Sept 29, 2017
Mexican economy to bounce back fast from quake: analysts


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