THIS IS THE WAY OF THINGS IN LATE SOCIALISM: Oil Workers Starve as Venezuela’s Crude Output Collapses. Venezuelan oil workers are starving as the country’s production shrinks. Few things are breaking Caracas’ way these days, but its struggles to keep pumping oil, its most important resource, are undoubtedly at the very top of President Maduro’s […]
Is the hair industry on the brink of a seismic shift? It’s a thought I’ve been mulling over lately when not one, not two, but three different women with full, bouncy curls you’d consider stealing told me they avoided heavy oils. For them, coconut oil is a four-letter word. Shea ... More »
heancientworld: Lekythos in the Form of Sphinx Late 5th century BC Attica Clay; h 21.5 cm The Hermitage Museum This vessel for perfumed oil, of Attic work, was found not far from Taman in 1869. This superb example of Greek art demonstrates...Show More Summary
John D. Rockefeller is considered to be the wealthiest American of all time, earning his immense fortune after gaining control of 90 percent of American oil production in the late 1800s. The oil industry tycoon and his family became a political and financial dynasty, and remain one of the most powerful families in the world today. Show More Summary
The Dakota Access Pipeline is a 1,172-mile conduit slated to carry crude oil from North Dakota to southern Illinois when it's completed by the end of this year. Since its approval in late July, the project has sparked outrage. Last weekend,...Show More Summary
I've been using my FryDaddy electric deep fryer ($22 on Amazon) like crazy after buying it earlier this year. I fill it with coconut oil and fry Brussels sprout leaves, sweet potato slices, and butternut squash fries. Lately I've been frying thinly cut slices of butternut squash. Show More Summary
U.S. stocks staged a late recovery Thursday and finished mostly higher, led by technology and metals companies. Energy companies continued to fall with the price of oil. In early trading, the Dow Jones industrial average lost as much as 105 points. But those losses faded midday and stocks finished...
There's no denying that the Gulf carriers have been cost cutting lately, and perhaps aren't being as frivolous as they used to be. With oil revenue down, their respective governments are putting pressure on the airlines to perform better. Since...Show More Summary
Oil prices are dragging down the market this morning as we got news that China is ramping up exports of refined products and the U.S. rig count increased again. But lately, I've been hearing a
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the process of restoring the balance between demand and supply on the oil market has begun.
Judging by the over half-million Google search results garnered by it, it’s no doubt that cannabis oil has become a popular topic as of late — especially as a potentially miraculous treatment for any number of devastating conditions like cancer. But what exactly is cannabis oil and are the claims...
By David Yong and Andrea Tan (Bloomberg) — Singapore’s offshore oil services companies and marine engineering firms are leaving it too late to reorganize finances to survive an industry slump, raising the risk of steep losses on their bonds, a debt restructuring consultancy said. Show More Summary
The red flag got to stretch its wings two times at Watkins Glen for the Cheez-It 355 as oil dumped itself on the track early and late in the race. As is often the case, you patiently endure most of the race for thrilling finishes, and...Show More Summary
After several months of aggressive selling of stocks in late 2015 and early 2016, the culprit for the indiscriminate liquidation and concurrent market swoon was revealed when it emerged that the seller was not only China (which was forced...Show More Summary
HAMBURG (Reuters) - Persistent rain at harvest time is set to cause a late reduction in the European Union's crop of rapeseed, its main oilseed for edible oil and biodiesel production, experts said on Friday.
Ready to Sail 12x9 oil by Michael Chesley JohnsonAvailable Paint, or feed the hungry?Paint, or clothe the poor?Paint, or shelter the homeless?Paint, or nurse the sick?Paint, or fight a war? Lately, I've been asking myself, how can IShow More Summary
Kanye West is releasing a limited run of the YEEZY Season 2 Military Crepe boots in a new “Oil” colorway. The release is seemingly timed to match the change in weather as we approach late summer and begin to think about our FW17 wardrobes. The high-top silhouette is rendered in a tonal “Oil” colorway, but you needn’t […]
The Houston job forecast has been grim as of late, and unfortunately for some industries, the bad news only gets worse. Shell recently announced that it would cut 190 jobs from its Gulf of Mexico deepwater operations in order to remain...Show More Summary
A sprawling Hollywood Hills villa where the late Andrew R. Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, made his home for nearly two decades has sold for $6.1 million. Sitting on a hilltop overlooking the San Fernando Valley, the classic Spanish Revival estate is firmly rooted in Old Hollywood history....
Brent crude ICE futures fell from over $47.80 per barrel to $46.19 per barrel in late afternoon trading before recovering slightly to around $41.30 per barrel.