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Short-Term Impact on Oil Prices Seen After Attack on Saudi Facilities

several producing countries have ample spare capacity and American oil facilities have so far been spared from a damaging hurricane season. Meanwhile, a slowing global economy has moderated energy …

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Anglers hid in bushes after being caught fishing illegally – BBC News

Anglers hid in bushes after being caught fishing illegally  BBC News

Three men from Liverpool are fined after being caught fishing within the grounds of a stately home.

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Spiders become more aggressive after extreme weather, study says – CNET

Spiders become more aggressive after extreme weather, study says  CNET

Hurricanes are making at least one spider species more hostile.

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Chinese EV Sales In July: After The Subsidy Storm

After an end-of-incentives derived surge in June, July saw the expected hangover, with the Chinese plug-in vehicle market dropping 7% year over year (YoY), and the 70,000 units of last month representing less than half of the deliveries of the previous month. Plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) sank 22% YoY in July, their worst drop in over two years, while, amazingly, fully electric vehicles (BEVs) still managed to grow, if only by 1%, despite the gloom all around them (the overall market also dropped 4%)

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Laguna hospital gets oxygen hoods after viral video

A public hospital in Calamba City, Laguna received 10 new oxygen hoods on Wednesday, replacing the improvised half spliced water bottles for babies confined to its pediatric ward. A video that …

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Police in Nakuru stop residents from siphoning petrol after leak

[Harun Wathari, Standard] Police were yesterday forced to disperse a crowd that had gathered to siphon fuel from a leaking oil tanker along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway. Officers set up a two-kilometre …

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Pertamina Boosts Efforts to Clean Up Java Sea After Oil Spill

The efforts come as Pertamina — which has hired oil-well firefighting specialist Boots & Coots to assist it in minimizing the risk of environmental damage — said Thursday that it may take about …

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Almost 400,000 still without power after severe weather strikes Michigan, Wisconsin – AccuWeather.com

Almost 400,000 still without power after severe weather strikes Michigan, Wisconsin  AccuWeather.com

While the threat for severe weather has passed, nearly 400000 people have yet to get electricity restored across Michigan and Wisconsin.

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After 800,000-gallon spill, Chevron site is still leaking oil

On the same day Sen. Dianne Feinstein chastised Chevron Corp. for keeping an 800,000-gallon oil spill outside Bakersfield “under wraps,” California officials confirmed Thursday that the site was once …

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The Dead Cow Finally Produces Oil, a Century After Its Discovery

And ever since engineers confirmed what an American geologist suspected a century ago — that the Vaca Muerta, or dead cow, contains massive amounts of oil and gas — the rush to replicate the U.S. …

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