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Mexican Avanzia and Grupo Cobra are among the winners of the oil tender in Ecuador

Mexican, Venezuelan and Ecuadorian oil companies will invest US $1.622 billion in Ecuador, after winning contracts for oil production in border provinces with Colombia and Amazonian Peru, Ecuador said on Friday authorities.“These negotiations strengthen private investments in our country for an amount of US $1.622 billion…

Critical Survey: Zion Oil & Gas (ZN) & China Oilfield Services (CHOLY)

Zion Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:ZN) and China Oilfield Services (OTCMKTS:CHOLY) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Greens want Labour to toughen gas ban

GovernmentA supplementary order paper from Green MP Gareth Hughes threatens to rip the scab off the Governments contentious ban on new offshore oil and gas exploration. The Government announced an end to the issuing of exploration permits for offshore oil and gas exploration in April. The ban did not affect existing permit holders, who were free to continue extracting oil and gas.

Centenarian recalls escape from sinking ship

By Jenn WattPublished Nov. 6, 2018 At 100 years old, Archie Ross is one the few survivors of the sinking of the Royal Navys battleship HMS Barham, which was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Egypt on Nov. 25, 1941.Ross, who today lives in Haliburton, was aboard the ship working as a stoker, tending to the inner workings of the vessel such as the boiler and engine.

US details new sanctions in 'maximum pressure' hit on...

The United States will add 700 individuals and entities to its Iran blacklist and push the worldwide SWIFT banking network to cut Tehran off when it reimposes sanctions Monday in a "maximum pressure" effort to cripple the country's economy.US officials said Friday they were determined to force Tehran to give up its nuclear…

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100th anniversary of the end of WWI

100th anniversary of the end of WWISunday Nov. 11, 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to end World War One. This was the Great War, called “the European War” or “the World War” by contemporaries. Ten million combatants would die before it ended with Germany’s defeat on Nov. 11, 1918. Its bloody battlegrounds…

Dorian LPG (LPG) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has $9.00 price target on the shipping company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Dorian LPG Ltd is a liquefied petroleum gas shipping company. It is primarily focused on owning and operating Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs).

Researchers Discuss Science Launching on Next Space Station Resupply Mission

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 8, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Northrop Grumman commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station. Audio of the teleconference will stream live on NASA's website. NASA Logo.

US, Japan move into final stretch of largest and most complex field exercise

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan The U.S. and Japan are in the final stretch of a large, complex field training exercise that has 10,000 American servicemembers drilling alongside 47,000 Japanese troops on land, in the air and at sea. Keen Sword, a biennial event designed to increase the combat readiness of the allies military forces…

Iranian oil: 40 years of revolution, war, sanctions and bans

LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 40 years after the 1979 Islamic revolution saw the exit of Western oil companies from Iran, the Iranian oil sector faces yet another costly disruption after a series of interruptions from war, sanctions and diplomatic isolation. FILE PHOTO: Malta-flagged Iranian crude oil supertanker "Delvar" is seen anchored off Singapore March 1, 2012.

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Gulf Marine Services (GMS) PT Lowered to GBX 40

Gulf Marine Services (LON:GMS) had its price objective lowered by Canaccord Genuity from GBX 50 ($0.65) to GBX 40 ($0.52) in a report issued on Monday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective points to a potential upside of 5.26% from the company’s current price.Other equities…

Letter: Natural gas is not the enemy of renewables | The Berkshire Eagle

To the editor:The Nov. 5 letter "Natural gas is not safe or clean as consumers believe" observes that leading climate scientists reported to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that we now have 12 years before we are on the brink of climate disaster. Unfortunately, the so-called scientists are hyper-political, subject to group-think and self-preservation. Dr.

China appoints CNPC president as top energy official: state media

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s government has appointed a senior oil industry executive as the country’s top energy official, state-run media China Energy News reported on Wednesday. Zhang Jianhua, president of China’s largest oil and gas group CNPC [CNPC.UL], has been named director of the National Energy Administration, according to China Energy News…

Analysis, Estimate, Market Dynamics, Key Venders, Production, Consumption and Scope – The Iowa Delta

Offshore Decommissioning Market covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Offshore Decommissioning market. The research report includes key market information related to the present market size, share, key performing regions, leading brands present in the Offshore Decommissioning market space. The analysis…

New vision for Loch Linnhe subsea campus

A new vision has been created for an international, multi-use, offshore test and demonstration campus in Lochaber’s Loch Linnhe.The move follows the closure of The Underwater Centre in Fort William on the shore of Loch Linnhe, which entered administration last month.The facilitys assets are now being marketed by administrators…