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The Globe and Mail
Hydro-Québec on a research quest for the 'God Battery'Karim Zaghib powers up a Chevy Volt electric hybrid for a tour of his domain: t
Hydro-Québec on a research quest for the 'God Battery'
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Karim Zaghib powers up a Chevy Volt electric hybrid for a tour of his domain: the energy storage and conversion facilities at Hydro-Québec’s sprawling two-square-kilometre research campus in Varennes, a Montreal exoburb on the South Shore of the St.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Calendar: What investors need to know for the week aheadA daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be gra
Calendar: What investors need to know for the week ahead
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead. China markets closed all week for a holiday Monday February 8 Japan releases current account surplus. India releases... Read more
3d
The Globe and Mail
Suncor forges ahead with big-ticket projects despite oil price slumpSuncor Energy Inc. faces a funding deficit estimated at $4-billion as oil price
Suncor forges ahead with big-ticket projects despite oil price slump
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Suncor Energy Inc. faces a funding deficit estimated at $4-billion as oil prices remain under severe pressure this year, but it’s still forging ahead with a pair of big-ticket oil sands and offshore projects while maintaining its dividend. Canada’s... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil glut drains Exxon, BP earningsExxon Mobil Corp. posted its weakest annual results in more than a decade and B
Oil glut drains Exxon, BP earnings
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Exxon Mobil Corp. posted its weakest annual results in more than a decade and BP PLC suffered a loss as big as that booked in the aftermath of the worst offshore oil spill in its history, showing the extent of the damage that the 20-month crude-price... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oil majors ready to borrow billions to placate investors"We know how important the dividend is to our shareholders," BP CEO Bob Dudley
Oil majors ready to borrow billions to placate investors
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
"We know how important the dividend is to our shareholders," BP CEO Bob Dudley said. "We're not going to drop the company off a cliff. But I think the balance sheet is strong right now." Photo: Simon Dawson The world's largest oil companies have a... Read more
4d
Brisbane Times
Oil majors ready to borrow billions to placate investors"We know how important the dividend is to our shareholders," BP CEO Bob Dudley
Oil majors ready to borrow billions to placate investors
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
"We know how important the dividend is to our shareholders," BP CEO Bob Dudley said. "We're not going to drop the company off a cliff. But I think the balance sheet is strong right now." Photo: Simon Dawson The world's largest oil companies have a... Read more
5d
Morningstar
European Stocks End Lower; Stumble For 2nd Day As Oil SlidesEuropean stocks finished lower Tuesday, slumping the most in almost in two week
European Stocks End Lower; Stumble For 2nd Day As Oil Slides
Morningstar / Posted 5 days ago
European stocks finished lower Tuesday, slumping the most in almost in two weeks as another selloff in oil prices hit sentiment. Commodity shares were rattled by a steep financial losses at oil major BP PLC and a ratings cut at mining heavyweight... Read more
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Morningstar
European Stocks Face A Second Day In The RedEuropean stocks slumped Tuesday, on course for a second straight losing session
European Stocks Face A Second Day In The Red
Morningstar / Posted 5 days ago
European stocks slumped Tuesday, on course for a second straight losing session, as oil prices slid once again. Commodity shares were also rattled by a steep financial loss at oil major BP PLC and a ratings cut at mining heavyweight BHP Billiton... Read more
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6d
The Age
S&P downgrades Shell, other oil majors on watch for rating cuts"We now believe many major oil and gas companies' current and prospective core
S&P downgrades Shell, other oil majors on watch for rating cuts
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
"We now believe many major oil and gas companies' current and prospective core debt coverage metrics are likely to remain below our rating guidelines for two or three years." Photo: Chris Ratcliffe Standard & Poor's lowered its rating on Royal Dutch... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
S&P downgrades Shell, other oil majors on watch for rating cuts"We now believe many major oil and gas companies' current and prospective core
S&P downgrades Shell, other oil majors on watch for rating cuts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
"We now believe many major oil and gas companies' current and prospective core debt coverage metrics are likely to remain below our rating guidelines for two or three years." Photo: Chris Ratcliffe Standard & Poor's lowered its rating on Royal Dutch... Read more
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Canberra Times
S&P downgrades Shell, other oil majors on watch for rating cuts"We now believe many major oil and gas companies' current and prospective core
S&P downgrades Shell, other oil majors on watch for rating cuts
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
"We now believe many major oil and gas companies' current and prospective core debt coverage metrics are likely to remain below our rating guidelines for two or three years." Photo: Chris Ratcliffe Standard & Poor's lowered its rating on Royal Dutch... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Chevron's 4Q loss first since 2002OPEC's market-share war is inflicting more pain than the world's top tier of oi
Chevron's 4Q loss first since 2002
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
OPEC's market-share war is inflicting more pain than the world's top tier of oil producers have felt in at least 13 years. Chevron Corp., the first big oil producer to report fourth-quarter results, posted its first loss since 2002 on Friday and... Read more
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9d
The Globe and Mail
Oil patch stocks surge on prospect of global production cutCanada’s oil producers got a glimmer of hope Thursday amid speculation that an
Oil patch stocks surge on prospect of global production cut
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Canada’s oil producers got a glimmer of hope Thursday amid speculation that an international deal was in the works to cut global production, sparking a market rally. Crude prices surged by more than 8 per cent in early trading after Russian energy... Read more
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10d
Zero Hedge
9 Billion Barrels Of Crude At Risk In Massive Nigerian Oil ShakeupSubmitted by Julianne Geiger via OilPrice.com, Supermajors Shell and Italian E
9 Billion Barrels Of Crude At Risk In Massive Nigerian Oil Shakeup
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Submitted by Julianne Geiger via OilPrice.com, Supermajors Shell and Italian Eni could be facing the loss of one of the biggest offshore oil exploration blocks in Nigeria, putting an estimated 9 billion barrels of crude oil at risk. Nigerian... Read more
10d
Morningstar
European stocks fall as earnings, Fed weighThe Stoxx Europe 600 reversed an earlier gain to lose 1.3% at 335.90, with Germ
European stocks fall as earnings, Fed weigh
Morningstar / Posted 10 days ago
The Stoxx Europe 600 reversed an earlier gain to lose 1.3% at 335.90, with Germany's DAX 30 slumping by 1.5% at 9,728.71. In Frankfurt, Deutsche Bank (DBK.XE) (DBK.XE) shares fell 4% after the German lender reported its first fiscal-year loss since... Read more
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10d
FOX Business
Iran To Sign Oil Agreement With France's TotalIran will sign an oil deal with French oil producer Total SA , according to new
Iran To Sign Oil Agreement With France's Total
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Iran will sign an oil deal with French oil producer Total SA , according to news reports Thursday, citing Iran's energy minister. An agreement will be completed Thursday, said Energy Minister Bijan Zanganeh, who was in Paris with Iranian President... Read more
10d
FOX Business
Iran To Sign Oil Agreement With France's TotalIran will sign an oil deal with French oil producer Total SA , according to new
Iran To Sign Oil Agreement With France's Total
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Iran will sign an oil deal with French oil producer Total SA , according to news reports Thursday, citing Iran's energy minister. An agreement will be completed Thursday, said Energy Minister Bijan Zanganeh, who was in Paris with Iranian President... Read more
13d
Zero Hedge
Oil Slides Dragging Global Stocks, US Futures Lower, After Saudi Aramco Supply CommentsAfter the biggest two-day surge in oil in seven years, early in the overnight s
Oil Slides Dragging Global Stocks, US Futures Lower, After Saudi Aramco Supply Comments
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
After the biggest two-day surge in oil in seven years, early in the overnight session both Brent and WTI continued their run for a third day, entering a bull market, 20% up from recent lows hit just last week (yet still 15% down on the year) when... Read more
15d
iol.co.za
Oil titans are losing their safety netsLondon - Refining profits that buttressed earnings for Exxon Mobil and Royal Du
Oil titans are losing their safety nets
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
London - Refining profits that buttressed earnings for Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell as crude prices plunged are now slumping, further pressuring all of the world’s biggest oil companies as they move into 2016. Global refining margins, the... Read more
16d
AllAfrica.com
Again, European Equities Open Lower On Oil RoutEuropean stocks opened sharply lower as concerns over plummeting oil prices con
Again, European Equities Open Lower On Oil Rout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
European stocks opened sharply lower as concerns over plummeting oil prices continued to weigh, as well as worries over global economic growth. During European morning trade, the EURO STOXX 50 lost 2.91%, France's CAC 40 plunged 2.97%, while... Read more
17d
Market Watch
Total to sell stake in Russian oil projectPARIS--French oil company Total SA TOT, -3.62% Thursday said it agreed to sell
Total to sell stake in Russian oil project
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS--French oil company Total SA TOT, -3.62% Thursday said it agreed to sell a 20% stake in the Kharyaga oil field to Russian state-owned energy company Zarubezhneft as part of a vast program of asset sales plan to boost cashflow in response to the... Read more
17d
Market Watch
Total CEO: Profit in 2015 was close to $10 billionPARIS--French oil major Total SA is likely to report an adjusted net profit clo
Total CEO: Profit in 2015 was close to $10 billion
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS--French oil major Total SA is likely to report an adjusted net profit close to $10 billion for 2015 down from $12.8 billion the previous year as a result of the oil price collapse, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanné said Thursday. "This shows... Read more
18d
FOX Business
U.S. Oil Posts Biggest One-Day Percentage Loss Since SeptemberThe selloff in oil prices accelerated Wednesday, intensifying a slide in global
U.S. Oil Posts Biggest One-Day Percentage Loss Since September
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
The selloff in oil prices accelerated Wednesday, intensifying a slide in global financial markets as investors worried that oil's relentless downdraft signaled global economic gloom. The front-month U.S. oil contract settled down 6.7%, posting the... Read more
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FOX Business
U.S. Oil Posts Biggest One-Day Percentage Loss Since SeptemberThe selloff in oil prices accelerated Wednesday, intensifying a slide in global
U.S. Oil Posts Biggest One-Day Percentage Loss Since September
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
The selloff in oil prices accelerated Wednesday, intensifying a slide in global financial markets as investors worried that oil's relentless downdraft signaled global economic gloom. The front-month U.S. oil contract settled down 6.7%, posting the... Read more
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18d
Swissinfo
In Private Davos Meeting, Oil Chiefs Push Plan to Reduce Costs(Bloomberg) -- The world’s largest oil companies, grappling with lowest crude p
In Private Davos Meeting, Oil Chiefs Push Plan to Reduce Costs
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The world’s largest oil companies, grappling with lowest crude prices in 12 years, met behind closed doors at Davos in a push to cut costs by standardizing some of the equipment used in exploration and production, according to two... Read more
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Morningstar
Oil Continues to Fall as WTI Hits Lowest Price Since 2003 -- 3rd UpdateFears about an economic slowdown in China, the world's second biggest economy,
Oil Continues to Fall as WTI Hits Lowest Price Since 2003 -- 3rd Update
Morningstar / Posted 18 days ago
Fears about an economic slowdown in China, the world's second biggest economy, have rattled financial markets at the start of the year and added to the bearish sentiment on the oil market. "The bearish mood continues," said Michael Nielsen, oil... Read more
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18d
FOX Business
Shell Profit Tumbles Amid Oil Price SlumpRoyal Dutch Shell profit fell by as much as 50% in the fourth quarter, illustra
Shell Profit Tumbles Amid Oil Price Slump
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
Royal Dutch Shell profit fell by as much as 50% in the fourth quarter, illustrating how the slump in oil prices is playing havoc with the performance of the oil group as it tries to take over BG Group PLC. Shell said on Wednesday that earnings... Read more
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FOX Business
Shell Profit Tumbles Amid Oil Price SlumpRoyal Dutch Shell profit fell by as much as 50% in the fourth quarter, illustra
Shell Profit Tumbles Amid Oil Price Slump
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
Royal Dutch Shell profit fell by as much as 50% in the fourth quarter, illustrating how the slump in oil prices is playing havoc with the performance of the oil group as it tries to take over BG Group PLC. Shell said on Wednesday that earnings... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Shell profit tumbles amid oil price slumpOil giant warns profit fell as much as 50 per cent in the fourth quarter. Roya
Shell profit tumbles amid oil price slump
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Oil giant warns profit fell as much as 50 per cent in the fourth quarter. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Wednesday said its profit fell by as much as 50 per cent in the fourth quarter compared with the same period in 2014, illustrating how the slump in oil... Read more
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Market Watch
Shell profit falls up to 50% as oil prices slumpLONDON-- Royal Dutch Shell PLC Wednesday said its profit fell by as much as 50%
Shell profit falls up to 50% as oil prices slump
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
LONDON-- Royal Dutch Shell PLC Wednesday said its profit fell by as much as 50% in the fourth quarter compared with the same period in 2014, illustrating how the slump in oil prices is playing havoc with the energy industry. Shell said its... Read more
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18d
Swissinfo
Argentina Can Buck World Growth Trend Under Macri, Prat-Gay Says(Bloomberg) -- Argentina is in a position to both return to growth this year an
Argentina Can Buck World Growth Trend Under Macri, Prat-Gay Says
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Argentina is in a position to both return to growth this year and narrow the widest deficit in more than three decades as President Mauricio Macri reinserts the nation back into the global economy, his Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-... Read more
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Morningstar
European Stocks Charge Higher As China Stimulus Talk Heats UpThe Stoxx Europe 600 was driven up by 2% to 335.07, on track for its best showi
European Stocks Charge Higher As China Stimulus Talk Heats Up
Morningstar / Posted 19 days ago
The Stoxx Europe 600 was driven up by 2% to 335.07, on track for its best showing since a 2.7% advance on Dec. 23, according to FactSet data. All sectors were higher Tuesday, fronted by gains in shares of basic materials and consumer services... Read more
19d
Business Spectator
Oil market 'could drown' in oversupply: IEAOil prices could fall further this year as the market faces an "enormous strain
Oil market 'could drown' in oversupply: IEA
Business Spectator / Posted 19 days ago
Oil prices could fall further this year as the market faces an "enormous strain" on its ability to absorb new supplies from producers such as Iran, a top world energy monitor said on Tuesday. "The oil market faces the prospect of a third successive... Read more
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19d
The Courier Mail
Oil market 'could drown' in oversupply: IEAEnergy monitor says market faces 'enormous strain' on its ability to absorb new
Oil market 'could drown' in oversupply: IEA
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Energy monitor says market faces 'enormous strain' on its ability to absorb new supplies. Oil prices could fall further this year as the market faces an "enormous strain" on its ability to absorb new supplies from producers such as Iran, a top world... Read more
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19d
The Courier Mail
France's Total warns of profit dropOil major tips profit to fall 20 per cent for 2015, amid commodity's price coll
France's Total warns of profit drop
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Oil major tips profit to fall 20 per cent for 2015, amid commodity's price collapse. French oil major Total SA is likely to report a 20 per cent fall in adjusted net profit for 2015 because of the collapse in oil prices, Chief Executive Patrick... Read more
19d
Market Watch
Total CEO warns of weaker profit amid oil slumpPARIS--French oil major Total SA is likely to report a 20% fall in net profit f
Total CEO warns of weaker profit amid oil slump
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
PARIS--French oil major Total SA is likely to report a 20% fall in net profit for 2015 because of the collapse in oil prices, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanné said Tuesday. "Our profits fall. They will fall a little more than 20% while the oil price... Read more
20d
Providence Business News
European shares drop with banks, crude oil drops on Iran exportsLONDON - European shares fell for a third day, led by losses in banks as invest
European shares drop with banks, crude oil drops on Iran exports
Providence Business News / Posted 20 days ago
LONDON - European shares fell for a third day, led by losses in banks as investors shrugged off gains for energy companies and makers of household goods. The yen weakened as China stepped up efforts to curb foreign speculation against its currency,... Read more
20d
iol.co.za
Iran boosts oil productionIran is beginning efforts to boost oil production and exports amid a global sup
Iran boosts oil production
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Iran is beginning efforts to boost oil production and exports amid a global supply glut after the removal of sanctions that shackled its economy and capped crude sales. The Persian Gulf country is targeting an immediate increase in shipments of 500... Read more
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Morningstar
European Stocks Struggle To Find Solid DirectionThe Stoxx Europe 600 turned down 0.4% to 328.54, after rising as much as 0.8% e
European Stocks Struggle To Find Solid Direction
Morningstar / Posted 20 days ago
The Stoxx Europe 600 turned down 0.4% to 328.54, after rising as much as 0.8% earlier in the session. All sectors were in the red, led by financial, consumer services and telecom stocks. But the oil and gas group's decline was narrowing. Trading... Read more
21d
Business Standard India
Tehran kicks off plan to boost oil exportsThe Persian Gulf country is targeting an immediate increase in shipments of 500
Tehran kicks off plan to boost oil exports
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
The Persian Gulf country is targeting an immediate increase in shipments of 500,000 barrels a day, Amir Hossein Zamaninia, deputy oil minister for commerce and international affairs, said Sunday in an interview in Tehran. Iran plans to add another... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. oil-export move revives tugboat fleetJust off the coast of Louisiana right now, the Energy Atlantic is waiting to co
U.S. oil-export move revives tugboat fleet
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Just off the coast of Louisiana right now, the Energy Atlantic is waiting to collect an historic cargo: the first exports from America's shale gas revolution. Ready to steer the giant tanker into Cheniere Energy Inc.'s $15 billion Sabine Pass... Read more
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21d
TribLIVE
Tugboats left useless by shale boom finally have a job to doJust off the coast of Louisiana, the Energy Atlantic is waiting to collect hist
Tugboats left useless by shale boom finally have a job to do
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Just off the coast of Louisiana, the Energy Atlantic is waiting to collect historic cargo: the first exports from America's shale gas revolution. Ready to steer the giant tanker into Cheniere Energy Inc.'s $15 billion Sabine Pass terminal is a fleet... Read more
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23d
Zero Hedge
Global Risk Off: China Reenters Bear Market, Oil Tumbles Under $30; Global Stocks, US Futures Gutted"We're gonna need a bigger Bullard" - overheard on a trading desk this morning
Global Risk Off: China Reenters Bear Market, Oil Tumbles Under $30; Global Stocks, US Futures Gutted
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
"We're gonna need a bigger Bullard" - overheard on a trading desk this morning. Yesterday, when looking at the market's "Bullard 2.0" moment, which was a carbon copy of the market's kneejerk surge higher response to Bullard's "QE4" comments from... Read more
24d
Investopedia
Saudi Aramco: An IPO for the World's Largest Firm?In an interview earlier this month, Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince Muhammad
Saudi Aramco: An IPO for the World's Largest Firm?
Investopedia / Posted 24 days ago
In an interview earlier this month, Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince Muhammad bin Salman told the Economist that he was "enthusiastic" about a possible IPO for Saudi Aramco, the kingdom's massive state-owned oil company. Since then speculation has... Read more
25d
Market Watch
Tullow revamps business to face low crude pricesLONDON--U.S. shale-oil companies aren't the only energy firms squeezing out mor
Tullow revamps business to face low crude prices
Market Watch / Posted 25 days ago
LONDON--U.S. shale-oil companies aren't the only energy firms squeezing out more savings to keep pumping as crude prices flirt with $30 a barrel. Tullow Oil PLC, an Africa-focused oil explorer based in London, has revamped its business to operate in... Read more
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25d
The Globe and Mail
TSX, Dox reject global equities rally as oil advance faltersThe rally in global equities failed to extend to North America, where the TSX f
TSX, Dox reject global equities rally as oil advance falters
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
The rally in global equities failed to extend to North America, where the TSX fell 147 points and Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 175 points after oil erased a surge of almost 4 per cent, providing a fresh signal that the slowdown in China... Read more
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25d
The Globe and Mail
Three top stock picks from Wealth Management’s Lorne SteinbergLorne Steinberg is president of Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management. His focus is
Three top stock picks from Wealth Management’s Lorne Steinberg
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Lorne Steinberg is president of Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management. His focus is deep value global equities. Total SA is one of the best positioned integrated oil and gas companies. It remains profitable, even at current energy prices, and has the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Rob Davies - Update On AGOA NegotiationsBackground The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), enacted in 2001, is
Minister Rob Davies - Update On AGOA Negotiations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Background The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), enacted in 2001, is a unilateral trade preferential programme for about 6 400 tariff lines the US offers to 48 African sub- Saharan countries. President Obama signed the AGOA Extension &... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Cenovus looks to expand global scope in search of higher oil marginsCenovus Energy Inc. is intensifying efforts to export crude to global markets a
Cenovus looks to expand global scope in search of higher oil margins
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Cenovus Energy Inc. is intensifying efforts to export crude to global markets as the oil sands producer seeks higher margins for severely depressed barrels. Cenovus has shipped a cargo of crude oil from its flagship Christina Lake bitumen project in... Read more

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