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Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

This is only part of the entire problem, however. In many countries, particularly the USA, a controversial technique known as fracking is now being used extensively to bring oil and gas deposits out …

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Malaysia plants hope for palm oil’s future in dwarf trees

Bukit Lawiang (Malaysia) (AFP) – Test tubes holding plants line shelves in a Malaysian laboratory, the heart of a breeding programme for dwarf palm oil trees which scientists hope will cut costs and …

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Palm Oil’s Best Start Since 2016 Still Has Legs, Top Grower Says

Palm oil prices may extend a rally through the second quarter as a recovery in demand for the commodity gathers momentum amid a seasonal drop in production, according to a top producer. Demand for the …

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Lower Your Costs, Or Die’’ Big Oil’s New Mantra

Fracking and the booming short-cycle shale production … Chevron relinquished its rights to the Tigris development project in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, “not because it is not a good project …

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Palm oil’s PR battle turns to drones, satellites

Companies including Nestle, Unilever, and Ferrero are increasing the use of drone and satellite imagery programs to monitor their palm oil supply chains. Critics say it may boost a corporation’s …

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Malaysian palm oil price falls tracking weakness in related oils

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell on Thursday, snapping two days of gains, as it tracked weaker crude oil prices and a drop in U.S. soyoil in Chicago. The benchmark palm oil contract for J…

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Fats & Oils: World Markets to 2023 – Palm Oil Accounts for Major Share – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Fats and Oils Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 – 2023)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global fats and oils market is e…

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Artists carve huge forest ‘SOS’ to highlight palm oil’s destructive impact (Video)

We’ve written extensively about the negative environmental impacts of palm oil– it’s a biofuel and ingredient that’s now found in a wide range of foods, chocolate, cosmetics– sometimes even under different names. But whatever it’s called, it’s clear that …

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Leaks at Imperial Oil’s Cold Lake operations have First Nations concerned

The Cold Lake First Nation is voicing concern after 1.2-million litres of heavy oil and produced water leaked from Imperial Oil’s Cold Lake in-situ operations this year in three separate incidents. The most recent Imperial leak in Cold Lake was at a well …
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Oil’s Promised Land Slips Away on OPEC Leaks

Julian Lee is an oil strategist for Bloomberg First Word. Previously he worked as a senior analyst at the Centre for Global Energy Studies. It’s just one month into OPEC’s deal to cut production, and this could be as good as it gets for the group’s attempt …
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