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A supertanker full of crude oil decaying amid Yemen’s civil war could blow up

which could lead to significant leaks even without an explosion. “The hull of the vessel has been deteriorating and one of its pipes has been punctured,” the group’s founder Mohammed al-Hokaimi told …

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Malaysian palm oil producers step up perks to retain foreign workers amid pandemic

After five years of often back breaking work on a Malaysian palm oil plantation, Bangladeshi national Babul told his employer this month he was ready to call it quits. The plantation owner in the Mala …

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Muted Ramadan, Eid amid pandemic slam seasonal rise in palm oil demand

Coronavirus-driven lockdowns dent Ramadan demand for palm oil * Ramadan demand picked up in early March, slowed after lockdown * March palm oil exports in Indonesia, Malaysia fe …

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Malaysia open to Davos talks with India amid palm oil spat

Malaysia’s trade minister is open to meeting his Indian counterpart at the World Economic Forum gathering this week, his ministry said on Monday, after New Delhi said no such encounter was possible …

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Indonesia warns on EU trade deal, dairy imports amid palm oil spat

Indonesia is prepared to walk away from talks on a free trade deal with the European Union over the bloc’s stance on palm oil, while also launching a probe into subsidies on dairy imports from the EU, …

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Farm suicides raise concerns amid extreme weather and trade wars – The Washington Post

Farm suicides raise concerns amid extreme weather and trade wars  The Washington Post

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EU defends stance on palm oil amid Indonesia’s backlash

The EU has defended its stance on palm oil and warned against any threat of retaliation by the Indonesian government, leading to a rise in trade tensions between the two jurisdictions. The EU, which …

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Fracking in Ohio: Amid industry activity, residents start their own shale gas-related health registry

He’s also concerned that this area has become a dumping ground for fracking wastewater, a high salinity, chemical-laced brine. Sengenic doesn’t think the state is ensuring that his drinking …

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Indonesia starts testing 30% biodiesel in cars amid push to boost palm oil consumption

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Thursday began testing biodiesel with a bio-content of 30% in cars, its energy ministry said, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes to boost local markets for its vast …

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Berthold oil services company cleaning up leak amid public concern

BERTHOLD, N.D.-An oil services company in Berthold is cleaning up an oil leak on its property that caused concerns from the public. Crews from H & L Safety are working to clean up the leak. The issue …

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