Pacific Storm Triggers Tornado, Mudslides, Floods in Southern California
A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail services along the coast. One person was found dead on Friday in a rain-swollen flood-control channel in the Orange County town of Garden Grove, which could mark the third storm-related fatality on the West Coast since Thursday.
Petrobras Delays Results as Corruption Scandal Grows
Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said it delayed the release of its third-quarter financial results for a second time on Friday as a result…
Gazprom Boosting Gas Industry in Eastern Russia
The Gazprom Management Committee addressed the Company's large-scale efforts aimed at implementing the Eastern Gas Program. It was noted that the gas industry growth in Russia's East was strategically important for the socioeconomic development of eastern regions. The Company is active in expanding its resource base in eastern Russia as well as putting in place its gas production, transmission and processing capacities.
Petrobras' Condensed Report for 3Q, 2014
iii) Knowledge by Petrobras, the December 3, 2014, the statements given in the context of the collaboration agreement awarded Mr. Julio Gerin de Almeida Camargo (Toyo Group) and Mr.
ISS Appoints Schollaert
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world's leading maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions provider has announced a key hire to its senior management team with the appointment of Steve Schollaert as Executive Vice President for North America region. Steve joins ISS with extensive experience at American President Lines (APL) where he held senior positions with responsibility both domestically and internationally in the areas of operations and commercial.
Leighton to Sell John Holland
Leighton Holdings today announced it had entered a binding agreement for the sale of John Holland to CCCC International Holding Limited (CCCI). CCCI is a wholly…
BHP Ships 1 bln Tonnes to China
BHP Billiton last night celebrated the shipment of its one billionth tonne of iron ore to China with customers, industrial associations, joint venture partners, suppliers and employees in Shanghai. BHP Billiton’s Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie was joined by President Iron Ore Jimmy Wilson, President HSE, Marketing and Technology Mike Henry, President Coal Dean Dalla Valle and guests to reveal the commemorative plaque to mark the milestone.
Jones Act Gets Staunch Support
The United States Congress this week enacted the strongest statement of support for the Jones Act and the American domestic maritime industry since the Merchant Marine Act of 1936.