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Obama to Unveil more Ambitious Climate Change Plan

  President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change,

Areva to Explore Bringing in Chinese Investors

  Areva will seek partnerships with Chinese energy companies that could see them take stakes in the French nuclear reactor maker in an upcoming multi-billion euro capital increase,

Iran Sees Oil Output up 1 mln bpd

  Iran expects to raise oil output by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) as soon as sanctions are lifted and by a million bpd within months, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh

Oil's Drop May Weigh on Gulf Markets

  Gulf stock markets may come under pressure on Sunday after oil prices and global equities fell. Saudi Arabia's Mobily, whose shares are still suspended, may

New Mexico Nuclear Waste Site Opening Delayed

  The planned March 2016 reopening of an underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico has been pushed back indefinitely because of unanticipated challenges, U.

Exxon Resumes Production in Indonesia's Cepu

  Exxon Mobil said will resume production activities in Cepu oil block on Sunday after a workers' incident a day earlier forced the company to halt production of as much as 55,000 barrels per day.

Iran: EU Starts Implementing the JCPOA

  The Council adopted the first legal acts implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement reached on 14 July 2015 in Vienna on the Iranian nuclear issue.

Missing Person Rescued Near Brackettville

  On July 31, Border Patrol Search Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) agents and CBP Office of Air and Marine rescued a man who was reported missing the previous morning.

Ross is Fleet Manager, Heidmar

  Heidmar announced the promotion of Duncan Ross to Fleet Manager. Duncan joined Heidmar’s London office in 2012 as vessel manager.  Prior to joining Heidmar,

Fire Aboard USS Mount Whitney

  A fire broke out on board USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) while the ship was in Viktor Lenac Shipyard (Rijeka, Croatia) July 31, 2015. There were no personnel injuries in the fire,

LR First to Certify Small Caribbean Ships

  LR is the first class society to certify small commercial ships operating in the Caribbean After becoming the first classification society to issue Cargo

USCG Investigate Tar Balls at Makaha Beach

  The Coast Guard is investigating a report made July 29, 2015, by beachgoers of tar balls on the beach in Makaha on Oahu, Hawaii. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu

UK's SFO Launches Investigation into Soma Oil & Gas

  Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal investigation into British exploration firm Soma Oil and Gas, which has been searching for oil in conflict-ridden Somalia.

Eletrobras to Cut Investments by 17.3%

  Brazil's state-run power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA said on Friday it plans to invest 50.3 billion reais from 2015 to 2019, a 17.3 percent reduction

Brazil: Leniency Deal with Builder in Corruption Probes

  Brazil's antitrust regulator CADE and federal prosecutors signed a leniency deal on Friday with engineering company Camargo Correa aimed at obtaining evidence

On USCG Anniversary, Gov. McAuliffe Urges Hurricane Preparedness

  Gov. Terry McAuliffe encouraged Virginians to get ready for hurricane season and provided an update on the commonwealth’s preparations Friday at a press conference

Fugro Wins BG Honduras Contract

  Fugro has been awarded a contract by BG International Limited Sucursal Honduras to conduct an integrated multibeam echosounder survey and seabed coring campaign

Exxon Profit Falls by half to $4.2 Bln

  Exxon Mobil Corporation today announced estimated second quarter 2015 earnings of $4.2 billion, or $1 per diluted share, compared with $8.8 billion a year earlier.

Optimized Tug-Barge System Designs by Robert Allan

Optimized Tug-Barge System Designs by Robert Allan Ltd. by David R. Connand Robert G. Allan, P.Eng. Some veteran Mississippi pushboats and barges have been

WKCTC to Host Open House for ILM Institute

  West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host an open house and ribbon cutting for the Inland Logistics and Marine Institute August 10 from 4 ­– 6 p.

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