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MCMC waterfront clinics open soon

Work continues at Mid-Columbia Medical Centers new outpatient care facility, called Nichols Landing, on the Hood River waterfront. According to MCMC, the buildings clinics will open this spring.The waterfront facility expands and consolidates the medical centers programs for Hood River and the surrounding community.MCMC is leasing more than half of the three-story…

Russia, Iran, and three others agree Caspian status, but not borders

By Olzhas Auyezov,By Olzhas AuyezovAKTAU, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - Iran and four ex-Soviet nations, including Russia, agreed in principle on Sunday how to divide up the potentially huge oil and gas resources of the Caspian Sea, paving way for more energy exploration and pipeline projects.However, the delimitation of the seabed…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen set to opt for low sulfur fuel oil, scrubbers to meet IMO 2020 rule

Singapore Global shipping and logistics company Wallenius Wilhelmsen will most likely use a mix of low sulfur fuel oil as well as HSFO with scrubbers to meet the International Maritime Organization's global sulfur limit rule for marine fuels.Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience.

Diana Preston Higher Form Killing, May 5 2015 | Video

May 5, 20152015-05-23T19:50:19-04:00https://images.c-span.org/Files/988/20150523201202002_hd.jpgDiana Preston talked about her book A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I that Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare, in which she examines Germany’s violation of rules of war during World War I, from the dispersal…

Relatives of Ghost Ship warehouse fire victims slam plea deal

Tearful relatives of the 36 people killed in a 2016 warehouse fire testified Thursday that the involuntary manslaughter plea deals that the two defendants reached with prosecutors were too lenient, with one calling it a sweetheart deal.Derick Almena, 48, who rented the Ghost Ship warehouse and turned it into an artsy living and entertainment space…

Crude oil: US crude exports to India surge as China intake fades

NEW DELHI: US crude oil producers appear to have found an alternative buyer for cargoes no longer heading to China, with India on track to import record volumes in August. India has booked a total of 9.94 million barrels of crude, about 319,000 barrels per day (bpd), to arrive from the United States this month, according…

Worthless just two years ago, Texas sand now brings in billions

Standing high on top of a windswept dune in the West Texas plains, Greg Edwards stares out into a vast ocean of sand. It stretches in every direction, interrupted only by an occasional strip of asphalt or clusters of silos that rise high into the sky.Edwards runs a frack-sand mine. And those silos mark the presence of his rivals, who suddenly seem to be popping up everywhere.

U.S. to Reimpose Sanctions Targeting Iranian Economy

WASHINGTONThe U.S. moved to reimpose punishing sanctions on Iran and threatened even-tougher measures for later this year as the Trump administration sought to increase pressure on the Tehran regime to negotiate or step aside.Trump administration officials publicly maintain that the campaign isnt aimed at regime change, even as thousands of Iranians protest a deteriorating economy. But senior U.S.

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Yankees stamp ticket to state with win over Regal | News, Sports, Jobs

Milroys Nolan Schaeffer high-fives teammates Andy Schmidt (11) and Nathan Deutz (12) after hitting a two-run home run during their Region 4C playoff game against Regal on Sunday. The Yankees defeated the Eagles 9-1 to clinch a berth in the state tournament.ATWATER – Milroy Yankees manager Ryan Rohlik knew a strong start…

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: BP is set for a stock yield of 5.5% thanks to renewed confidence

In early April 2010, BP shares were 623p. That was before the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the worst offshore oil spill in history.The catastrophe claimed 11 lives, affected livelihoods and sent BP shares tumbling to 319p.The company continues to pay compensation claims for Deep- water, but today, eight years on, there is renewed confidence within the business.

Into the deep to explore the twilight zone

FALMOUTH — In the briny deep, far from shore, the vast darkness is home to tiny, glowing fish, massive jellies that may be the largest animals on the planet, and an untold number of other creatures.What inhabits this realm of the ocean — from about 600 feet to about 3,000 feet — is so shrouded in mystery that scientists call it the “twilight zone.”At the end of the week…

Plastic pollution: How one woman found a new source of warming gases hidden in waste

It's your classic movie eureka moment.Young researcher Sarah-Jeanne Royer set out to measure methane gas coming from biological activity in sea water.Instead, in a "happy accident" she found that the plastic bottles holding the samples were a bigger source of this powerful warming molecule than the bugs in the water.Now…

Motor Sich and Plant Kuznya on Rybalsky enter League of Defense Companies of Ukraine

PJSC Motors Sich (Zaporizhia) and PrJSC Plant Kuznya on Rybalsky (Kyiv) have entered the League of Defense Companies of Ukraine.According to a report on the league's website, following the consideration of the applications filed by the companies, the league board decided to include PJSC Motor Sich and PrJSC Plant Kuznya…

How BP found shale profits with 'crystal ball' oilfield technology

Thousands of automated wells feed data on their performance into the firm's supercomputers each evening. If they show a need for maintenance, an Uber-style system summons a subcontracted repair firm to keep the shale wells flowing at optimal output and minimal cost. Artificial lift specialist Ian Ives uses smart glasses…

Diamond Offshore Drilling: 2Q Earnings Snapshot |

HOUSTON (AP) Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (DO) on Monday reported a second-quarter loss of $69.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 50 cents. Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs and restructuring costs, came to 33 cents per share.The results topped Wall Street expectations.

4,000th Neopanamax Transit Through Panama Canal

The Panama Canal registered the transit of its 4,000th Neopanamax vessel through the Expanded Canal when the LNG carrier Maria Energy transited southbound from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean on July 29.The Maria Energy was followed by another LNG tanker, the Maran Gas Alexandria, which also transited the Neopanamax Locks in the southbound direction on Sunday.

Oil States Announces Second Quarter 2018 Results

HOUSTON, July 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) reported net income for the second quarter 2018 of $2.7 million, or $0.05 per diluted share. These results compare to a reported net loss for the second quarter of 2017 of $14.2 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, which included pre-tax charges of $0.8 million ($0.6 million after-tax…

UK GAS-Prices mixed on outages, lower gas-for-power demand

LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - British prompt wholesale gas prices were mixed on Monday morning amid outages and lower gas-for-power demand. * Day-ahead gas fell by 0.15 pence to 57.15 pence per therm at 0837 GMT. * Within-day contract inched up by 0.10 pence to 57.60 p/therm. * The market is reacting to mixed price signals, traders said.

Strike at Total's UK offshore oil platforms to start 1100 GMT

LONDON (Reuters) - A 12-hour strike of around 45 workers at Total's (TOTF.PA) British offshore oil and gas platforms will start at 1100 GMT on Monday as planned, a spokesman for Unite said, adding that no formal talks were planned with the French oil major.Around 40 union members started strike action last Monday, stopping work for 24 hours at the Alwyn…

US Clears Path For Faster Natural Gas Exports To Latin America

WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday cleared the way for faster approval of small scale exports of natural gas including liquefied natural gas to Latin American countries by issuing a rule that does away with a public interest review of the shipments.U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said…